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When Donald Trump visited the Canfield Fair in Ohio over Labor Day weekend, he was swarmed by…

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Thousands of people across the United States walked out of work and classrooms for a nationwide day of action dubbed ‘Hands Up, Walk Out!’ The protest comes after a grand jury declined to indict an officer for killing a black teenager. The organizers – driven primarily by young people – spread the word online via …

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Dozens of armed demonstrators have marched through the downtown St. Louis to confirm their right to carry firearms openly in public. Only some 10 policemen watched the march without much interest, even after the group met counter protesters. A heavily armed crowd of over 40 people marched on Saturday afternoon from the Citygarden to the …

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Hundreds of protesters standing in front of the Ferguson police department are demanding justice for Mike Brown, a black teenager killed by a white cop. Rallies in downtown St. Louis have drawn thousands, all standing up against police brutality. The mother of Michael Brown, who was killed in the August 9 shooting, marched with a …

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Hundreds of US fast food workers from MacDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and KFC are planning a big protest on Thursday in an effort to boost the minimum wage to $15 per hour. The rally will include acts of civil disobedience. The rally was announced by Fight For 15, a union of fast food and retail workers, …

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  A crowd of protesters has taken to the streets of Washington, DC, expressing their solidarity with the people of Ferguson who gathered earlier on Saturday in remembrance of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager killed by police earlier this month. Chanting “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” the Washington protesters took over the streets in a northeast neighbourhood, …

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Two counties in northern California have submitted a petition for the right to form a 51st State of America, which they want to name Jefferson. They claim a lack of representation and that their grievances aren’t heard at state level. The largely rural counties of Modoc and Siskiyou signed the petition. They are located on …

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Five people are suing the Missouri police for $40 million, claiming officers treated US citizens “as if they were war combatants.” The five were arrested in the wake of rioting and unrest following the death of teenager Michael Brown on August 9. The group claims they were going about their everyday business before they were …

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Hundreds of protesters flooded the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City on Wednesday, carrying signs and chanting in support of Palestinians as violence continues to rage in Gaza. As demonstrators marched across the bridge, activists also dropped a huge Palestinian flag from the nearby Manhattan Bridge that read, “Boycott Divestment Sanctions.” Although it is unknown …

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So-called less-than-lethal munitions used on protesters in Ferguson have become not only a symbol of a militarized mindset among law enforcement in the US, but have galvanized bonds between struggles against state aggression, from Missouri to Palestine. Protests over the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9 by a police officer continued into …

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