Tag: PROTESTS

Arab Spring: How the West missed a date with history

Paris: Ten years ago, as protests flared across the Arab world, Western governments failed to meet a date with destiny and help nurture dreams of...

50 cities in 25 countries witness protests on Chinese National Day

NEW DELHI: China observed its 71st National day on October 1. But this year Oct 1 was marked by protests across continents and cities including...

Rahul Gandhi to join tractor rallies in Punjab with CM Captain Amarinder Singh for 3 days

NEW DELHI: Protests in Punjab over the new agricultural laws are escalating in Punjab with the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) embarking on a state-wide march...

Protests surged nationwide on July 4 in a call for a better America

Independence Day in the United States saw thousands and thousands of protesters eschewing the typical traditions of relaxed grilling and celebration to instead continue the...

10 protests that have defined 2020 so far

You’ll likely tell your grandkids about the protests you attended in 2020.  Future historians, too, will toil over the twists that emerged on what felt...

What is systemic racism?

The fight for racial equality must be heard. Amplify is our series devoted to raising awareness, spotlighting issues, and taking action. Whatever you’ve been up...

Facebook fires employee who protested inaction on Trump posts

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc fired an employee who had criticized Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s decision not to take action against inflammatory posts by...

Hackers and hucksters reinvigorate ‘Anonymous’ brand amid protests

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The amorphous internet activist movement known as Anonymous staged an online resurgence in the past week on the back of real-world...

How to Protect Your Phone Before Heading Out to a Protest

Photo: Getty At some point, everyone reaches a limit where they can no longer sit back and stay silent about injustice in the world. However,...

Facebook, Snapchat join chorus of companies condemning George Floyd death, racism

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc and Snap Inc became the latest U.S. companies condemning racial inequality in the United States as violent protests flared up across...

Amazon VP Quits in Protest After Workers Who Raised COVID-19 Concerns Are Fired

‘Remaining an Amazon VP would have meant, in effect, signing off on actions I despised. So I resigned,’ wrote former Amazon vice president Tim Bray...

Amazon, Target, Instacart workers stage U.S. protests on May Day

(Reuters) – Some workers at Amazon.com Inc, Target Corp and Instacart Inc staged protests and sick-outs on Friday to demand a safer work environment and...

Amazon, Target, Instacart workers protest on May Day

(Reuters) – Some workers at Amazon.com Inc, Target Corp and Instacart Inc are staging protests and sick-outs on Friday to demand a safer work environment...