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Beyond Black

A commentary on the effects of the 1968 Summer Olympics Protest staged by Tommie Smith and John Carlos in Mexico City in relation to the role of Black Athletes in society today… 3,494 more words


Hong Kong protests: the ideology behind the city itself

As someone who has grown up in three different cities in Asia that all have distinctly separate cultures, I have never felt much of a connection to Hong Kong. 740 more words


Gaza is Pushing too Hard

Yes, Gaza has demanded our attentions once again. This time we are doing some version of a follow-up story showing the unfortunately expected breach of trust which we first addressed… 3,772 more words


#ICYMI: New Habs goalie, Quebec flood zones, Laval protests

Opposition calls for changes to Montreal’s Airbnb regulations

The city of Montreal must crack down on tourist rentals that cause nuisances for neighbours, the opposition at city hall said Monday. 244 more words

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Protesters, police clash around Paris's Champs-Élysées after Bastille Day parade

French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris’s Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders. 14 more words


Extinction Rebellion Birmingham 13/07/19

Photograph by the author.

On 13 July 2019 there was a protest by the environmental movement Extinction Rebellion. This was part of a larger round of protests which happened across the country… 926 more words

Extinction Rebellion

Gun Madness

I’ve shot a few guns before.

One friend of mine had both an AK-47 and a 12-gauge shotgun, and another had a .22-caliber pistol.

And, sure, it felt cool to shoot at cans and hillsides. 294 more words