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Union workers stage protest in Michigan

Dec 11, 2012
The Michigan State Capitol is hosting thousands of protesters this morning. The house is taking up a so-called "right to work" bill.
Posted In: Michigan, right to work, protests

Why fast-food workers struggle to unionize

Nov 29, 2012
A walk-out by workers at several fast-food chains in New York marks latest effort to organize an industry with high worker turnover.
Posted In: McDonald's, strike, protests, union, fast food, labor

New Black Friday tradition: Workers picket Walmart

Nov 22, 2012
Walmart workers will walk picket lines outside stores on Black Friday to protest the retail chain's low wages. Walmart, with more than a million employees, helps set pay levels for the retail industry.
Posted In: Walmart, Black Friday, protests

Budget cuts causing more strain in Spain

Sep 27, 2012
Today the government of Spain is expected to lay out yet another new budget with even more cuts in it.
Posted In: spain, protests, budget cuts

Protests continue in Spain over budget cuts

Sep 26, 2012
More protests are expected in Spain today after some big demonstrations last night. There's outrage over a new round of budget cuts as Spain tries to avoid becoming the next Greece.
Posted In: spain, protests, austerity

Chinese protest Japanese companies during island dispute

Sep 17, 2012
Several major Japanese companies are shutting down some operations in China, citing concerns about the safety of their workers.
Posted In: China, Japan, dispute, protests

A new civil rights march in Alabama this week

Mar 5, 2012
African-Americans and Latino activists march this week from Selma to Montgomery to protest voter ID laws and Alabama’s new immigration measures.
Posted In: civil rights, protests, Alabama, Immigration law

In Russia, traffic jams are a little different

Feb 8, 2012
Traffic jams are a nightmare in Russia. But for some high ranking officials, breaking free is as simple as turning on a light.
Posted In: Russia, Traffic, protests, Vladimir Putin

Protesters boycott Twitter on Saturday

Jan 30, 2012
Twitter full of people discussing the boycott on Saturday
Posted In: Twitter, censorship, protests

For some in Egypt -- enough protests already!

Jan 27, 2012
For a year, protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square have demanded freedom and economic opportunity. Some say it’s time now to stop the protests.
Posted In: Egypt, One Year On, Tahrir Square, protests

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