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In Wellesley, Madeleine Albright and Hillary Clinton encourage protesting and political actions

Albright and Clinton were on the campus of the Women's Academy for Meetings. Albright, who graduated in 1959, celebrated her 60th reunion. Clinton was there for her 50th. Shortly before her appearance, Clinton announced on Twitter that her brother Tony Rodham had died Friday night. She did not discuss it during the event. Albright and Clinton performed at Diana Chapman …

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Pete Buttigieg targets Trump for protesting the NFL anthem

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg took President Trump to court for bucking NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the national anthem. included our right to freedom of expression, "said Buttigieg in a recent interview with TMZ Sports. " If the president had served, he might think a little bit more about some of these freedoms, "Buttigieg said Navy veteran in New …

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People are protesting against Alliant Energy's announced interest rate hikes

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – Protestors gathered outside of Alliant Energy in downtown Cedar Rapids this afternoon – after Alliant announced to the customers that they would see a peak in their bills next month Alliant Energy's offices at 1st St. SE in Cedar Rapids show frustration over the impending spikes in power. (Aaron Scheinblum, KCRG) The protest Saturday came …

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Power outages in Venezuela: Power outages continue as protesting takes place

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Caption Much of the country, including Caracas, has been submerged in the darkness. There was a major blackout on Friday before the scheduled protest. President Nicolás Maduro and the US-backed opposition trying to oust him blamed each other for the failure. Hospitals struggled to cope, and at least one hospital patient …

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Dem legislator pulls up opposition to Amazon in New York: "Now we're protesting against jobs"

Rep. Carolyn Maloney Carolyn Bosher MaloneyDemocrat swears the impeachment and shares his party's Patricia Arquette, Alyssa Milano rally for Equal Rights Amendment. The legal scandal that no one talked about on Friday is voiced disappointment over Amazon's decision not to open a store in its New York neighborhood, something Republican Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Alexandria Ocasio-CortezHillicon Valley: New York says goodbye to …

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Sudanese supporters turn against Imam for protesting against President Bashir

Image copyright Reuters Caption Protesters marched in Khartoum on Friday An influential Sudanese imam had to be removed from a mosque in the capital, Khartoum, after the worshipers confronted him with not leading protests against embattled President Omar al-Bashir. In a video released on social media, a man named Imam Abdul Hai Yusuf, who often supports the government, screams, "Get …

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The Statue of Liberty climber protesting against the Trump administration was found guilty

A woman who climbed the Statue of Liberty this summer in protest against the Trump government was found guilty on Monday of "dangerous stunts" by federal prosecutors calling vulnerable police officers. Therese "Patricia" Okoumou was charged with abuse, interference with official functions and disorderly behavior following the July 4 event, for which she did not plead guilty. Okoumou faces a …

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Groups across New York are protesting against Amazon's HQ2

After Amazon announced Queens, New York and Arlington, Virginia as sites for its HQ2, many residents in both cities have spoken out against the decision. The announcement came after months of tender wars between US cities. Several sites offered billions in tax exemptions and the opportunity to avoid exhausting land verification processes. In New York, officials agreed in particular to …

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