It’s Not Just the World Cup Brazilians are Protesting About

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Brazilians continue to protest against the cost of putting on the World Cup. But there are numerous other mega-developments that their government has splashed out on, fuelling dissatisfaction.

What They’re Saying About Fred Phelps

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JJ Vincent asked people for their thoughts about the death of Fred Phelps. Here’s what they said.

Welcome To The New Cold War

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Russia’s invasion of Crimea is a new chapter in American-Russian relations, and the same old story for former Soviet republics.

Conservative Lawmakers And Arizona Businesses Urge Governor To Veto Anti-Gay Bill

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Business pushes back as support starts to grow for a national boycott of Arizona. — This post orginally appeared on ThinkProgress. By Zach Ford The national spotlight is now shining on Arizona as Gov. Jan Brewer (R) weighs whether to sign the controversial “license to discriminate” bill (SB 1062) passed by the legislature last week. Though the […]

I am a Ukrainian: A Protest Video

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Coming out of the current unrest in Ukraine this video looks to bring the reality of the protests to the eyes of the world.

Video From Ukraine Protests Show A Nation On The Brink of War

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Ukrainian protests against the government have turned deadly. Here’s what you need to know. (Warning: video contains graphic content)

My Daughter, My Hero

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Why my daughter’s generation will do what the Woodstock and Gen X generations didn’t.

McDonald’s Budget Plan Leaves Out Critical Line: Corporate Welfare

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Peter S. Goodman believes raising the minimum wage would be a jolt of stimulus benefiting everyone — because otherwise minimum wage earners need government assistance just to survive.

Protests Held Across the Nation After the Zimmerman Verdict

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Demonstrations in support of Trayvon Martin grew in both size and intensity Sunday night as protesters in some of America’s largest cities continued expressing their anger at the acquittal of George Zimmerman.

Thousands Protest Marriage Equality Law in Paris

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Police in central Paris clashed with right-wing demonstrators protesting the new gay marriage law in France.

Protests Rage After Venezuela Refuses to Recount

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Opposition leader Henrique Capriles said, “We are not going to ignore the will of the people. We believe we won.”

AFP: Gay Marriage Foes Stage Last-Ditch Protest in Paris

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Tens of thousands opposed to French legislation allowing gay marriage protested Sunday.

Meet the Blogger Who Allegedly Complicated the Steubenville Gang Rape Case

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Alexandria Goddard stayed up all night screen-grabbing tweets that joked about raping and urinating on a girl they thought might be dead. Welcome to Steubenville.

Scared Straight

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Steve Jaeger lives to tell a tale of hitchhiking in the Age of Aquarius.

Anger of Muslims, Part 2: Making Sense in 3D

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The violence in the Middle East makes sense when viewed from sufficient perspectives.

Mike Huckabee’s ‘Chick-fil-A For a Day’ – Both the Most Appalling and Best Thing About America

Forget protest signs, just hold up your paycheck.

Joanna Schroeder admires the fact that Americans are starting to realize the power of our votes, not just the one in the ballot box, but also the ones we cast every time we spend money supporting or boycotting a company.