Posts Tagged ‘picket’

Striking Coal Miners Return To New York To Picket Investor

Above Photo: Warrior Met, formed by a group of investors to take over the Brookwood mines when the previous owner went bankrupt in 2016, demanded that the miners work up to seven days a week and take a $6-an-hour pay cut, accept reduced health insurance, and give up most of their overtime pay and paid […]

UAE company cracks down on ‘Block the Boat’ picket line in Canada

A small town in northern British Columbia was recently the backdrop for a chilling display of how Emirati influence and power can be used to attempt to suppress popular support for Palestine. On June 14, Prince Rupert was the scene of a Block The Boat community picket against the Israeli Zim Volans ship that had […]

Will Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds cross picket line to play Tel Aviv?

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 7 November 2017 Palestinians are urging Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to respect the international picket line and cancel their November gigs in Tel Aviv. (PACBI) Dozens of high-profile musicians, scholars and activists are calling on Australian band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds to cancel its upcoming […]

New Yorkers Picket Trump Tower In Support Of Puerto Rico

Above Photo: Protesters chanted and played bomba drums outside of Trump Tower on Tuesday. (WNV/Ashoka Jegroo) Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. A crowd of about a hundred protesters picketed outside of Trump Tower in New York […]

On ‘NYT’ stage, Roger Waters calls BDS ‘valid and legitimate picket line’

This is very good. Last week Roger Waters was invited to speak at the New York Times on the occasion of his new tour/album, and after an hour of musical discussion, a man in the audience asked Waters about his endorsement of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) aimed at Israel– what is your end goal?– […]

Mothers For Justice United Joins Students’ Protest Of Racism

Print Friendly Above photo: By Gabby Gray, from Facebook. Mother and Social Justice Activist Maria Hamilton to Join the Students of Seattle University in Protest Against Institutionalized Racism and Oppression. Seattle, Washington – The Matteo Ricci College (MRC) Coalition of Seattle University is standing against racism and oppression felt by students in the Humanities program. […]

Anomolous hailstorms reported in Oman and Saudi Arabia

Heavy rains and hailstorms were recorded in Samai, Oman and in Saudi Arabia on March 1, 2016. Here some pictures and videos of these anomalous weather events.                               Saudi Arabia has also been pounded by large hail two days ago. Look at this crazy video: Source Article from http://www.sott.net/article/313532-Anomolous-hailstorms-reported-in-Oman-and-Saudi-Arabia 00

Steel workers to picket Liberal MPs

STEEL workers will picket outside the offices of Liberal MPs for opposing the Federal Government’s $300 million industry assistance package. The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is holding a national day of action in NSW and Victoria even though the Steel Transformation Plan Bill passed the lower house last night. The package set aside $300 million […]

Westboro Baptist Church to picket funeral of Steve Jobs

With Steve Jobs’ Wednesday night death garnered upwards of 10,000 tweets per second about his passing, one microblog message especially stood out — the Westboro Baptist Church took to Twitter to announce that they’d be picketing his funeral. Fred Phelp’s Westboro Baptist Church has received international infamy in the decades since he first started preaching, […]

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