Paris is once again in tumult on the eve of the COP21 climate summit, a series of negotiations that activists hope will achieve significant strides where past gatherings have failed.
Decomposing pumpkin pie inhabited by vicious albino squirrels and presidential candidate Donald Trump had a protester ejected from a rally in Worcester, Massachusetts Wednesday night. As the guy was muscled out, Trump made fun of his weight.
A self-described pastor who tried to drown out President Obama’s second inauguration with shouting has pleaded guilty to trying to drown out the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage ruling with shouting. He faces up to one year in prison. That will probably not deter him from future shouting.
A former employee for conservative shit-raker and misleading gotcha video maker James O'Keefe told the New York Post today that O'Keefe hired an agent to go undercover at protest meetings and talk about wanting to "kill cops."
Todd Stave has the unenviable position of being the landlord of a building in Germantown, Maryland, which he leases to an abortion provider called Reproductive Health Services Clinic. So he knows a little something about dealing patiently with anti-abortion protesters. But when they started calling him at home at all…
Things got a little crazier than usual yesterday at Michele Bachmann's campaign HQ in Iowa. A few dozen people associated with Occupy Iowa turned up to protest outside her offices, and, unwilling to face them, Bachmann did the political equivalent of hiding under the bed.
Finally a bit of positive news on the treatment of women protesters in Egypt: today a court issued an order banning those awful virginity tests that were being performed on female detainees after the March 9th protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
I have never fundamentally disagreed with anyone I like more than Sarina Duvall.
At the outset, a rally asking for less of something and at least partly centered on a television cult of personality didn't seem terribly inspiring. But the people I saw there today actually seemed to take civilized discourse seriously.
Protesters have been gathering outside Secrets Lingerie Shop in Vacaville, CA. They are filming customers entering the store and holding up signs that say "Smile, You're on YouTube!" Unsurprisingly, it's a bunch of religious nut jobs behind the whole thing, who are planning on posting the footage to YouTube, obviously…