Peaceful Protests

The Wall Street Protests: Why the media gets it wrong even when trying to get it right

When the Occupy Wall Street protest began three weeks ago, major media outlets ignored it. Then the media resorted to labeling it as leaderless and muddled - giving the overall impression that the unrest in lower Manhattan was a pointless … Continued

Politics

Cross-Post: Five Reasons to Care about Haiti’s Sham Elections

Originally published on BuzzFlash on November 27, 2010 by Bill Quigley and Nicole Phillips. Haiti needs legitimate leaders right now.  Unfortunately, the elections set for November 28, 2010 are a sham.  Here are five reasons why the world community should … Continued

Politics

Arizona Humanitarian Leader Arrested and Released

A wave of peaceful protests that started on July 29 in Arizona did not go without retaliation. Among the many arrests by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, the most shocking was that of Sal Reza, a well-known human rights leader. … Continued