Philadelphia students participated in the youth climate strike at LOVE Park.
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Steve Tawa
March 15, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Teenagers skipped classes Friday to show some love for the planet. Young demonstrators from across the globe rallied for the same cause, declaring climate change a national emergency. Philadelphia students were no exception. They participated in the youth climate...
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Students attend a protest ralley of the 'Friday For Future Movement' in Berlin, Germany, Friday, March 15, 2019.
Michael Sohn/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 1:25 pm
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media are skipping class to protest what they see as the failures by their governments to take tough action against global warming. Friday's...
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Prisoners call out to protesters and family members gathers outside the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal prison where prisoners have been without heat, hot water, electricity and proper sanitation due to an electrical failure earlier in the week.
AP Photo/Kathy Willens
February 03, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some demonstrators protesting the lack of heat and electricity at a federal detention center in New York City attempted to enter the facility Sunday, and witnesses said guards drove them back with pushes, shoves and pepper spray. A reporter and photographer for The Associated Press...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, Bangladeshi garment workers vandalize a vehicle during a protest in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 10:29 pm
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — More than 5,000 Bangladesh workers who demanded higher wages have been fired by factory owners, and hundreds face police charges in the world's second-largest garment export industry after China, an activist said Thursday. Kalpona Akter of the Bangladesh Center for Worker...
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A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and mocked them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial.
Kaya Taitano/Instagram
January 21, 2019 - 7:21 am
By David Williams and Emanuella Grinberg (CNN) — A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and appeared to mock them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial. Videos of the confrontation show a smiling young man in a red Make America Great...
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Hundreds of furloughed federal workers protested the partial government shutdown at a rally in Philadelphia.
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Paul Kurtz
January 08, 2019 - 2:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hundreds of furloughed federal workers protested the partial government shutdown at a rally at Independence Mall Tuesday. Elected officials were also in attendance, including U.S. Reps. Brendan Boyle, Brian Fitzpatrick, Dwight Evans and Mary Gay Scanlon, and state Sen...
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Protesters set up a barricade in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni Thursday Dec. 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro
December 27, 2018 - 2:44 pm
BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo's march toward Sunday's election took a nasty turn on Thursday as the government ordered the European Union ambassador to leave the country within 48 hours after the EU prolonged sanctions against the ruling party's presidential candidate. Elsewhere, police fired live...
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Riot police officers are seen on the Champs Elysees avenue with the Arc de Triomphe in the background, during a demonstration, in Paris Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018.
AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu
December 23, 2018 - 11:45 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Sunday defended aggressive police actions to contain violence at yellow vest protests after a policeman was seen briefly brandishing a gun at a surging crowd in Paris. French President Emmanuel Macron called for "the most severe" legal repercussions against...
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Protesters wore yellow vests and marched to Taiwan's presidential office on Wednesday, in what organizers said was a rally inspired by the French movement.
Tax and Legal Reform League via CNN
December 21, 2018 - 10:06 pm
By Eric Cheung, CNN (CNN) - - Inspired by the French movement, Taiwan's own "yellow vest" protests are expected to continue on Saturday, with anti-tax demonstrators preparing to take to the streets again. Supporters of the Taiwanese Tax and Legal Reform League -- each donning a trademark "gilet...
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French President Emmanuel Macron meets with representatives of trade unions, employers' organizations and local elected officials at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, Dec.10 2018.
Yoan Valat, Pool via AP
December 10, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence Monday on the exceptional protests shaking France and his presidency, promising broad tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners — and acknowledging his own responsibility in fueling the nation's anger. Speaking with a soft voice and...
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