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Israel begins shutdown of its embassies worldwide

Israeli embassy

Employees of Israel’s Foreign Ministry went on an all-out strike Sunday for the first time in the country’s history over a dispute surrounding workers’ salaries and conditions. The dispute has been going on for nearly two years. Seven months of negotiations ended on March 4, when workers rejected a proposal by the Finance Ministry. Israeli ambassadors abroad will not go ... Read More »

Australia’s police state expands

Australian police TSA

The Australian state of Victoria’s parliament passed a bill giving police power to suppress protests, including ordering a rally to move on based on a suspicion that it may turn violent. Opponents call the powers excessive and undemocratic. The Summary Offences and Sentencing Amendment Bill passed through the upper house of the Victorian parliament on Wednesday morning. It will give ... Read More »

Ukrainian capital Kiev burning to the ground

Ukraine Kiev

[youtube height="400" width="550"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85WBb9xA9AI[/youtube]   At least 18 people have been killed in Kiev as the Ukrainian capital plunges back into chaos. Rioters have attacked police, seized buildings, torched vehicles, and burned tires. Seven policemen are among the dead, all of whom died from gunshot wounds. Follow RT’s LIVE UPDATES View LIVE FEED from central Kiev At least 11 protesters died ... Read More »

Protesters wreck Obama’s holiday in Hawaii

Obama holiday protest

Dozens of people gathered outside US President Barack Obama’s vacation residence in Hawaii to protest against his policies. The demonstration was organized near the Obamas’ rented house on Saturday, Reuters reported. The administration’s targeted killing program and high military spending were among the issues protested by the demonstrators. The protesters held signs such as “Drones: Unethical and Illegal,” “US Bases ... Read More »

Stop Watching Us rally challenges NSA spying

NSA protest Stop Watching US

Demonstarators carry signs at “Stop Watching Us: A Rally Against Mass Surveillance” march near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, October 26, 2013. Twelve years after Americans were stripped of their rights in the name of fighting terrorism, thousands have gathered in Washington DC to protest unconstitutional NSA spying programs revealed by Edward Snowden, and call for repeal of the Patriot ... Read More »

Worldwide protest against fracking

France protest Fracking

[youtube height="400" width="550"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wO8K61i2tlQ[/youtube]   Activists from 26 countries participated in around 250 protests on Saturday to demonstrate against fracking technologies, which they say contaminate groundwater and hasten climate change. Global Frackdown, an annual event that takes place on October 19, targets fracking – a process used to extract hydrocarbons by pumping pressurized chemicals underground. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the ... Read More »

Anonymous plans ‘Million Mask March’ on Washington Nov 5th

Guy Fawkes

Demonstrators hope that one million masked activists will descend on Washington, DC next month to celebrate Guy Fawkes Day with a mass rally to remind the world “That fairness, justice and freedom are more than just words.” That’s the mission statement of the “Million Mask March,” an event scheduled for November 5 in the nation’s capital that’s being arranged by ... Read More »

Upcoming ‘March Against Monsanto’ to take place October 12th

MAM Monsanto

Millions of activists are preparing for another March Against Monsanto to take place on October 12. Marches will be held in over 400 cities around the world and are currently scheduled in 47 U.S. states. The event will protest the controversial use of genetically modified organisms and the dangerous heavy use of pesticides in our food supply. GMOs have never ... Read More »