North Carolina activists protest Republican policies.
The progressive pushback continues against a series of proposed laws in the North Carolina legislature that seem designed to weaken voter rights, environmental laws, and health care for the poor: On Monday, a group of 17 ministers, civil rights advocates, and students got themselves arrested in pre-planned acts of civil disobedience outside the state General Assembly. On Wednesday, another five college students were arrested, after protesting outside the General Assembly. The students, who identify themselves as members of the NC Student Power Union, were all released on bond.
Slutwalk ProtestWoman takes part in the “Marcha das Vagabundas” (Slutwalk) protest in Sao Paulo
SlutWalk, a movement started after a policeman advised women students in Canada to avoid dressing like sluts, is gearing up across the world.
The Slutwalk protest that began on April 3, 2011 in Toronto became a huge movement across the world.
Protestors march outside of the Bank of America building in the Loop Financial district calling on the banking giant to renegotiate interest rate swap deals with the Chicago Public Schools on May 7, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The financially strapped Chicago public school system plans to close more than 50 schools at the end of this school year.