France ready for strike against pension reform

France braces for biggest strikes of Macron’s presidency. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said that 245 demonstrations were expected nationwide, warning that a radical fringe of protesters could cause trouble. France was set to be paralysed on Thursday by a nationwide strike by transport workers, teachers and other professionals in a showdown between unions and President […]

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Hong Kong protesters take to steets again after brief quiet

now after a week or so of calm a historic vote that boosted the protesters cause protesters and police has clashed yet again in Hong Kong thousands of pro-democracy activists took to the streets on Sunday for the first time since scoring a major victory in a recent election even drew reports Hong Kong’s pro-democracy […]

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Hong Kong demonstrators parody Xi Jinping, LeBron James to protest government ban on masks

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters took to the streets Friday wearing masks of President Xi Jinping, LeBron James and various cartoon characters in a show of defiance against a government ban on face coverings The demonstrations come ahead of a mass rally scheduled for Sunday, where opposition leaders are expected to press their demands Police have […]

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Protesters brave drenching downpour outside South Florida detention center for kids

 Homestead, Fla. — Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation’s biggest location for detaining immigrant children A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates said they want the Homestead detention center closed  Protesters held signs that read “Homes Instead!” […]

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Hong Kong Protesters Want Democracy, Accountability, Autonomy, and U.S. Support

That’s the sound of Hong Kong residents booing the Chinese national anthem as it plays before a soccer match on a Tuesday night, which is an illegal act in mainland China. After more than three months of sustained protests, nobody seems quite sure what will happen next. But the protestors we talked to on the […]

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