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Protestors head to the G-20 summit

As President Obama prepares to ask representatives of the world's largest economic powers for more money to help reverse the global recession, thousands of activists will take to the streets to protest the policies of the G-20 and its members, who are
Global Outrage
By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 25, 2009
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Feel-good hits of summer

Life is unabashedly beautiful for Wheat founders (and Taunton natives) Brendan Harney and Scott Levesque. That sentiment echoes throughout their latest release, White Ink, Black Ink (The Rebel Group) — which is surprising considering their track record
Wheat's strange beauty
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 17, 2009

Among the Republican thugs

Minnesota is known innocently enough as the Gopher State, but for one terrifying, riot-gear-and-grenade-filled week this past summer, it was a police state.  
Fear and pepper spray in St. Paul
By ANNE ELIZABETH MOORE  |  October 01, 2008
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Student activists vow to keep pressure on the Junta

Weeks after thousands of red-clad Burmese monks and civilians protesting in the streets rocked world headlines, students are determined not to let the spotlight on the issue slip.
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By TE-PING CHEN  |  October 10, 2007
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The song remains the same

At one point early on in last weekend’s anti-war rally in Washington, DC, a speaker instructed the crowd, which was facing en masse toward the Capitol Building, to turn around and look in the other direction — toward the White House, the State Department
Did last weekend’s march on Washington mark a new surge in street activism or the waning of an old-school protest style?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 31, 2007
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World of pain

There are several reasons not to publish the Danish cartoons depicting Mohammed with his turban styled as a bomb and the other images that have sparked violent protests and deaths throughout Europe, the Middle East, West Asia, and Indonesia.
The space between free speech and respect in the ultimate culture war
By EDITORIAL  |  February 10, 2006