Tag Archive for Protests

Tiananmen Square – 20 Years Ago

Twenty years ago today the Tiananmen Square protestscame to and end. Chinese government tanks cleared Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989. In Beijing, the resulting military response to the protesters by the PRC government left many civilians dead or severely injured. The number of deaths is not known and many different estimates exist.  There were…

Repeal Prop 8 Campaign UPDATE

First off, let’s start with some bad news. It now looks like the California Supreme Court will take its time on the Prop 8 lawsuits. This means we likely won’t immediately know the immediate fate of marriage equality in The Golden State. However, here’s the good news. Considering that the court has asked Attorney General…

More than 2000 Protest Prop 8 in Long Beach

On Friday night more than 2000 people protested the passage of Proposition 8 in Long Beach. A similar protest and rally is planned for Laguna Beach on Saturday at 5:30 PM. Parking will be available in the Act V parking lot at 1900 Laguna Canyon Road. The event will start with a march beginning at Laguna Beach…

RNC: Arresting the Press?

Amy Goodman, journalist from Democracy Now, was arrested today by the RNC Stormtroopers. This is in addition to the raids on meeting places for people gathering to protest outside the Republican National Convention (RNC). http://www.salon.com/opinion/greenwald/2008/09/01/protests/ I guess that from the Republican point of view, the change we need is the shreading of the Bill of…