Protests

A demonstrator disguised as Batman marches during the teachers’ protest.Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

Sometimes It’s Only Madness that Makes Us What We Are

by: The WILD


Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets in Rio de Janeiro to demand education reforms including better pay for teachers. The protests took a violent turn when crowds threw fireworks and grenades as police sprayed tear […]

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Military helicopters fly above Tahrir Square while protesters opposing Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi shout slogans against him and Brotherhood members during a protest in Cairo

Ultimatum

by: The WILD


Mohamed Abd El Ghany Military helicopters swoop over Tahrir Square to declare their support for protesters opposed to the democratically-elected, but increasingly unpopular President Mohamed Morsi. In what could also be considered a military coup, […]

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In Case You Missed It, the Third Week of June

by: Blaine Skrainka


Here’s what we’ve been paying attention to this week AP/Nelson Antoine In case you missed it, massive protests in Brazil have brought millions to the streets in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo: The mass […]

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Four Days of Solidarity Reigned in Istanbul’s Gezi Park

by: Katherine Koniecki


Between the brutal police raids that ravaged Istanbul’s Taksim Square and Gezi Park, a four day halt in police force gave rise to a monumental solidarity movement among protesters.Tear gas bombs and water cannon police […]

Tags: civil disobedience, Democracy, Erdogan, Gezi, Istanbul, Katherine Koniecki, Politics, Protests, Taksim, The Wild Magazine, world
Spain Financial Crisis

Civil Disobedience

by: Blaine Skrainka


Paco Serinelli/Associated Press Relentless EU-imposed austerity measures at the behest of northern Euro Zone countries have mired the continent in recession. Spain’s across-the-board spending cuts have pitted public sector workers against one another at this […]

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A student was arrested by a riot policeman during a protest in Bogota, Colombia

Down With Dissent, Bogota

by: The WILD


Guillermo Legaria/AFP/Getty Images A student protesting in favor of expanded public education in Bogota, Colombia is hauled off by a police officer in full riot gear.

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We’ve Had Enough, Dehli

by: Blaine Skrainka


Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images Protests decrying a culture of rape and police corruption turn violent across New Delhi. Last week, a 23 year-old girl was brutally gang-raped on a public bus, and remains hospitalized in Singapore. […]

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Protesters Demand “No KXL!”

by: Blaine Skrainka


For advocates of action on climate change, the science is settled — the time to move is now. For the second time in 13 months, thousands took to the streets surrounding the White House calling […]

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Syrian children in Daraa

Tipping Point

by: Blaine Skrainka


One hundred and eight Syrians near the town of Houla have been murdered amidst a bloody crackdown on dissidents. President Bashar al-Assad continues to rebuke international condemnations of the atrocities carried out by his regime […]

Tags: Arab League, Bashar al-Assad, Blaine Skrainka, China, Democracy, Dissidents, Iran, Kofi Annan, Politics, Pro-Democracy Crackdown, Protests, Ramita Navai, Russia, Syria, The Wild Magazine, Tipping Point, world
Ana Tijoux

The Tijoux Doctrine

by: Blaine Skrainka


Some artists convey an unmistakable message that transcends language barriers. Reading between the lines, or listening between the sound waves, fans the world over just seem to get it. Ana Tijoux, a French Chilean hip […]

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