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Brazil anti-austerity protest turns violent


© AFP | Rio de Janeiro state’s public servants protest against austerity measures on November 16, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – Rio de Janeiro riot police fired tear gas and stun grenades Wednesday into an angry crowd protesting proposed austerity measures. 323 more words

Special Snowflake Update: Dozens Arrested in Washington State Environmental Protest 

Protestors and ‘kayaktivists’ came by land and by sea, camping in tents and floating in canoes.

Dozens of people were arrested in Washington state on Sunday, two days after protesters set up a blockade on railroad tracks leading to a pair of oil refineries as part of a global protest over dependence on fossil fuels, authorities said. 202 more words