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Wednesday, March 21, 2018
peaceful protests
Vietnam like protests

Is Trump Our New Vietnam?

At the end of last week’s Women’s March, hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children wearing knitted pink pussy (cat) hats exited the Mall and poured up 15th street, next to the Treasury Building and just one block from the East Wing of the White House. Only 24 hours after his swearing-in, the 45th president was publicly pilloried in Nixon-era-like protests. As one veteran sixties agitator predicted after spending the day at the march in Washington, “Trump is our new Vietnam.”

February 3, 2017
Children, Protests, Women's March

What Do We Tell Our Children?

Trump has been behaving, in word and deed, in ways that most of us raise our children to understand are unacceptable. How do we explain this to our children? Well, we tell them what we’ve always told them. We do not lie. We do not bully. We do not hate. Because we are Americans, and this is our country to save.

February 2, 2017
Protest, O'Hare

The Story Behind The Viral Photo Of Muslim And Jewish Children Protesting At O’Hare

A Muslim and a Jewish father had never met before bringing their children to O’Hare International Airport to join in a protest of President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. But after a photograph showing their son and daughter interacting went viral, they decided to bring their families together for dinner to celebrate peace.

February 1, 2017

Ferguson Activists Change Tactics, Targets

Activists and demonstrators descend on Ferguson to reinforce the protests taking place there.

October 14, 2014