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Op-Ed: Civics or censorship? CO student protests reveal need for answers

Denver - School boards in Colorado and Texas are coming under scrutiny for wanting to increase the prevalence of civics and patriotism in high school social studies. Students in Colorado are protesting, raising the debate over when civics becomes censorship.

U.S. protesters use their bodies to block transport of immigrants

Murrieta - Around 150 protesters blocked an access road for three buses that were carrying immigrants to a processing center for deportation. The buses had to turn around and find another route to take.

Keystone XL protesters being arrested by the dozen at White House

Washington - Protesters engaging in a coordinated act of civil disobedience have been arrested outside the White House while protesting the controversial Keystone XL pipeline proposal.

Christian anti-nuclear activists sentenced to years behind bars

Knoxville - Three Christian activists, including an elderly nun, arrested for breaking into a US nuclear weapons base in an act of civil disobedience have been sentenced to between three and five years behind bars.

Op-Ed: Beyond the Games — Activism and terrorism at the Sochi Olympics

In just one week the games begin and tension is in the air. Across the world, the international community is waiting to tune in for reasons beyond athletics; for updates on activism and radicalism in and around Sochi.

Adam Kokesh officially out of prison

Adam Kokesh, the activist who had the potential to face up to seven years in prison for gun and drug related charges, is officially done with his prison sentence as of today.

Adam Kokesh arrested ... again

The arrests continue to pile up on activist Adam Kokesh as he has been arrested yet again at another "smoke down prohibition" event in D.C.

Armed march turns into massive civil disobedience event

What started out as a proposal for a few people to march into Washington D.C. with loaded rifles is now becoming a call for widespread civil disobedience and defiance of government authority.

Civil disobedience — all the way to the bank

When the government does not act in the interest of the people, and it benefits only a small minority, the people’s greatest right is to disobey and rebel against that injustice. Based on this idea, Enric Durán borrowed from banks and isn't paying back

Sierra Club endorses civil disobedience over climate change

First President Barack Obama said in his second inaugural address that the US will respond to the threat of climate change. But then, the very next day, the Nebraska Governor approved the passage of the controversial Keystone Pipeline through his state.

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