Left Uses Bible to Attack Trump Budget

It may seem strange from a political party that booed the inclusion of God in its platform in 2012, but leading Democrats are not above citing the Bible to attack the Trump budget — specifically the proposed cut to the “Meals on Wheels” program, or the National Endowment for the Arts. Demonstrating...

Rebecca Solnit: "Protest and persist: why giving up hope is not an option" – E

The Guardian has a longread by Rebecca Solnit on why the fruits of mass protest are sometimes not realized for years or even generations. Check out an excerpt below, or read the full piece here: For many groups, movements and uprisings, there are spinoffs, daughters, domino effects, chain...

Message To ‘Resistors’ From Occupy Co-Creator: Stop Protesting. Run For Office

Opponents of President Trump say resistance to his policies is robust, motivated — and here to stay. They point to big demonstrations including January’s Women’s March and the upcoming Earth Day “March for Science.” Occupy Wall Street co-creator Micah White says bravo, but...

Message To ‘Resistors’ From Occupy Co-Creator: Stop Protesting …

Micah White, co-creator of the Occupy Wall Street movement, now lives in Nehalem, Ore., where he’s active in local politics. “There are no big businesses here. These are all my neighbors. You can’t block traffic,” he says. ...

Timing under debate as nine Occupy participants charged a day …

Experts and lawmakers in Hong Kong are debating whether political considerations were in play after nine key players in the city’s 2014 Occupy protest were charged just a day after Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor won a leadership election. Civic Party chairman Alan Leong Kah-kit, who is a senior counsel,...

‘Umbrella movement’ activists charged after Hong Kong gets new leader

Pro-democracy protesters supporting Occupy Central movement demonstrate outside the police headquarters in Hong Kong, China March 27, 2017. (Photo by Bobby Yip for Reuters.) By Venus Wu and James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) —  Hong Kong police on Monday charged nine organizers of the 2014 pro-democracy...

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