Protesters’ rage over ‘income and bread’ challenges Iraqi government

JUDY WOODRUFF: Young people in Iraq have turned their country upside-down over the past week. They have taken to the streets, demanding better social services and more economic opportunities. Clashes with security forces have sometimes turned violent, and deadly, with many protesters killed. One question is who is doing the killing. Amna Nawaz examines why […]

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Protesters Gather at Capitol as Republicans Vote to Strip Away Health Care (May 4, 2017)

Democratic members of Congress address angry demonstrators gathered outside the nation’s capitol on short notice on Thursday, May 4, 2017 to protest the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, just minutes ahead of a narrow win by House Republicans to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) bill, or Trumpcare. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III (D-Mass.) Senator […]

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In Spain, Women Launch Nationwide Feminist Strike Protesting “Alliance of Patriarchy & Capitalism”

AMY GOODMAN: From Afghanistan to the Philippines to Mexico to Spain, women across the globe are taking to the streets today to mark International Women’s Day. In Spain, women have launched the first nationwide feminist strike in Spain’s history. WOMEN ON STRIKE: ¡Aquí estamos, las feministas! ¡Aquí estamos, las feministas! ¡Aquí estamos, las feministas! AMY […]

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LR Apt. Protest

((DONNA)) FRUSTRATION CONTINUES TO GROW AT THE BIG COUNTRY CHATEAU APARTMENTS IN LITTLE ROCK. TODAY PEOPLE STOOD OUTSIDE THE FRONT OFFICE DEMANDING THE OWNER ááá ((DONNA)) áá TO ADDRESS THE GAS PROBLEM THAT’S BEEN GOING ON SINCE SEPTEMBER. ((KEVIN)) FOX 16’S RE’CHELLE TURNER áá COVERING THIS STORY ALL WEEK. SHE JOINS US LIVE áá WITH […]

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Why the Weird are Destined to Change the World | George Monbiot Extinction Rebellion speech

For decades they called people like us mad and when there are only a few of us, numbering in the thousands, it hurt, yeah it hurt but now there are millions of us it doesn’t hurt anymore. We own the label, yes we are mad. We’re mad as hell and we’re not gonna take it […]

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Swiss women strike and burn bras in protest against sexism

Swiss women go on strike, burn bras in protest against the gender pay gap and sexism Video: Women were urged to leave work at 3 24pm as part of nationwide strike action.  Thousands of women across Switzerland walked off the job, burned bras and blocked traffic in a day of demonstrations to demand fairer pay, […]

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Should Hate Speech Be Protected As Free Speech?

– Ah, free speech. It’s the thing everyone thinks they value until they hear something they don’t like and today we’re gonna get into the nitty gritty of the free speech battles happening on college campuses. (lighthearted instrumental music) 2017 was a big year for free speech. White nationalist rallies and the take a knee […]

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