Arrests Coming After Proud Boys Caught on Video Beating Protesters in New York

On Friday, October 12th, following a speech by Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes at the Metropolitan Republican Club in New York City, members of the far-right men’s group violently beat three apparent protestors, reports Buzzfeed News. According to the Daily Beast, the NYPD has enough evidence to charge nine members of the right-wing group, as well as three protesters, with […]

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NFL anthem protests: Florida police union offers olive branch to players

Florida police union calls for Dolphins boycott Palm Beach County PBA President John Kazanjian on calls to boycott the Miami Dolphins after players’ anthem protest. A South Florida police union wants to stop the NFL players from kneeling at games and is willing to listen and discuss player hostility toward law enforcement in the United States, even as it calls for […]

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Third Palestinian dies after Israeli troops shot protesters in Gaza

Third Palestinian dies after Israeli soldiers shot 131 people during protests along the Gaza border Ahmed Abu Lulu, 40, died of wounds a day after Friday’s mass protests in Gaza He was one of three killed, including a volunteer medic, when troops opened fire  Palestinian protesters set tyres alight and threw stones across the border Another 131 Gazans were wounded in […]

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Trump chides NFL players for protests at preseason games

‘NFL players are at it again’ says Trump as he demands they be stripped of pay after players from five teams raise fists, take a knee or leave the field during national anthem president tweeted Friday morning after NFL anthem protests returned Thursday as 24 teams played preseason games Players from the Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Jacksonville Jaguars […]

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US missionaries fear for lives amid riots in Haiti

The capital of Haiti has faced four days of riots and demonstrations — forcing US tourists and missionaries to stay inside following a government-ordered increase on gas prices. Looters have been burning down buildings, pillaging shops and setting up fiery roadblocks in Port-au-Prince during clashes with local police over the price hikes. The US Embassy has urged citizens to remain […]

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Meet the men behind the anti-Trump protests

Meet the men behind the anti-Trump protests: The wealthy descendant of a Labour politician, a hard-line Corbynista and a senior university lecturer Leo Murray, grandson of Anthony Greenwood, once climbed the Commons roof  Momentum’s Michael Chessum has co-organised the largest anti-Trump march International politics lecturer Luke Cooper co-founded the Stop Trump Coalition  The orchestrator of the ‘Trump Baby’ protest against […]

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Statue of Liberty climber identified as immigrant activist

The woman who scaled the Statue of Liberty on Wednesday has been identified. Cops say Therese Patricia Okoumou — a 44-year-old immigrant from the Democratic Republic of the Congo — was the person responsible for the Fourth of July protest. She lives in the St. George neighborhood of Staten Island and is currently in federal custody, according to police sources. […]

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Froome says it's time move on as Tour prepares for protests

Chris Froome has urged fans attending the Tour de France not to "bring negativity" to the race, adding that he wants to "draw a line in the sand and move on" from his salbutamol controversy. His comments came as it was announced by Tour de France security chiefs that more than 30,000 agents will be deployed to protect riders during […]

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Froome says it's time move on as Tour prepares for protests

Chris Froome has urged fans attending the Tour de France not to "bring negativity" to the race, adding that he wants to "draw a line in the sand and move on" from his salbutamol controversy. His comments came as it was announced by Tour de France security chiefs that more than 30,000 agents will be deployed to protect riders during […]

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‘Abolish ICE’ is a sign of the left’s rising extremism

It’s becoming the new litmus test of the Democratic Party’s resurgent left: As Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put it soon after her upset primary win over the No. 4 House Democrat, “If they’re not actively calling for the abolition of ICE . . . they need to go.” Now, spurred by last weekend’s celebrity-driven protests against the breakup of families at the […]

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