Posts tagged ‘protest’

Bank Transfer Day and the power of specificity

This fall, roughly 700,000 Americans abandoned their banks and transferred an estimated US $4.5 billion to credit unions. This collective act of protest was inspired by…

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A Troika of Inspiring Videos

As regular readers know, I’m working on the TckTckTck campaign, fighting for a fair, ambitious and binding deal on climate change in Copenhagen. We’re in the…

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How Much Does a Television Writer Earn?

As you may know, Hollywood writers from the Writers Guild of America are on strike, seeking a larger cut of DVD and Internet-based revenue from their…

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Stand With the Burmese

Zak writes with an elegantly-worded request about the current crisis in Burma: We can help stop this horror. Burma’s powerful sponsor China can halt the killing,…

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What Will Happen in Myanmar?

On a more serious note, I’ve been following the brave protests of thousands of Buddhist monks in Myanmar with awe and worry: The demonstrations came despite…

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How Not To Protest

Have we forgotten about democracy in Canada? Last week, pro-Palestinian protestors blocked an entrance and ‘roughed up’ people trying to attend a public speech by former Israeli prime…

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