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  • France Yellow Vests Week 238: Pension Reform Skirmish In National Assembly, Protest Today, More Protest Tuesday

    06/03/2023 6:48:00 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/3/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    In committee last week a key provision of legislation proposed by the National Assembly lawmakers from France's overseas territories taken out. That was the part restoring France's retirement age to 62. When the full assembly take on the legislation next week there will be an effort to put it back in... This week President Emmanuel Macron forced to clarify comments of his Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne... Next Tuesday (June 6th) will be a nationwide day of strikes and protest against President Macron's imposition of pension reform... The First Live Video From Paris Today Of Yellow Vests Protest. A protester in...
  • Chinese Censors Remove Protest Site Sitong Bridge From Online Maps

    06/02/2023 9:20:46 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Fri 2 Jun 2023 | Amy Hawkins
    Amid usual scrubbing for Tiananmen Square anniversary, searches for bridge where protest was held in 2022 return no resultsChinese censors scrubbing the internet of any words or symbols that could be used to reference the Tiananmen Square massacre in the run-up to Sunday’s anniversary have a new target in their sights: a bridge in Beijing where a rare protest was staged last year. It is still possible to search for the bridge using the traditional Chinese characters used in Hong Kong and Taiwan, rather than the simplified characters used on the mainland. And it is still possible to find related...
  • Open Carry Protests of Maryland anti-2nd Amendment Bill; Vilified by Local School & Governor

    05/29/2023 5:26:56 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | May 25, 2023 | Dean Weingarten
    During the spring of 2023, J’den McAdory, in Maryland, has been openly carrying a long gun in protest over Governor (D) Moore’s push for infringements on Second Amendment rights.For weeks, maybe months, people ignored J’den’s protests. WBALTV interviewed McAdory, and then the governor responded and called McAdory’s brave protests an “act of cowardice.” Whatever else is true, for a young man to stand against the entire state apparatus in Maryland and assert his First and Second Amendment rights is not the act of a coward.From wbaltv video :The man, J’den McAdory, told the I-Team on Thursday he’s protesting the governor’s...
  • Quebec Students Tear Down, Trample School ‘Pride’ Flag in Protest of LGBT Agenda

    05/28/2023 5:42:08 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 58 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 5/26/23 | Jean Mondoro
    A 51-second video clip shows a crowd of over a hundred students cheering as the 'pride' flag is tossed from an upper balcony by another student.PINCOURT, Quebec (LifeSiteNews) — A crowd of students recently protesting the LGBT agenda in a Quebec school tore down and trampled a rainbow “pride” flag. Last week, a group of teenagers from the Chêne-Bleu Secondary School in Pincourt, Quebec cheered as one of their fellow students tore down a flag representing the LGBT agenda, supporting the act of defiance by trampling the flag once it was no longer flying. A 51-second video clip circulated by...
  • Patriot Front member pleads guilty to child pornography charges in Utah and faces 30 years in prison after FBI found explicit pictures on his phone

    05/27/2023 3:33:05 PM PDT · by backpacker_c · 33 replies
    DailyMail ^ | May 27, 2023 | Will Potter
    A member of far-right group Patriot Front has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges stemming from his arrest protesting a pride event last year. The pedophile was one of 31 Patriot Front members who were arrested last year on their way to intercepting a gay pride event in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. ollowing his arrest, a search of his phone by the FBI uncovered a slew of disturbing images, leading him to reportedly confess to the crimes to investigators. Boyce's arrest came as Patriot Front members attempted to storm a gay pride event in June 2022. Police say the group had...
  • France Yellow Vests Week 237: The Full Macron Agenda Protested, Legislation To Overturn Retirement Age Increase On The Table, Theater Of The Extreme

    05/27/2023 6:24:40 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/27/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    On June 6th a major effort at protests nationwide against President Emmanuel Macron's imposition of pension reform is planned. For now there are smaller protests like this one in Paris last Tuesday. A banner at the protests read in full when translated into English: Money for Our salaries, pensions, our allocations Not for war or repression! The protest sign a concise summary of conditions in France right now where Macron's neo-liberal capitalist agenda is in full bloom. One major move lessening long-term government spending through pension cuts has been imposed. The raising of the retirement age to 64 is a...
  • France Yellow Vests Week 236: Macron Keeps Trying To Change The Subject, Media Highlights "Far-Right Extremism", Court Rules Against "File" On Protesters, Protest Continues

    05/20/2023 6:34:34 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/19/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    Emmanuel Macron staged an event "Choose France" on Monday promoting the notion of Global Business investing in France. Luminaries like Elon Musk meeting Mr. Macron... A very disturbing event Tuesday with the Grand Nephew of President Macron's wife, Brigitte, attacked.... And on Thursday a media stir over posters of Emmanuel Macron put on display the night before. The posters depicting Macron with a Hitler moustache... Friday brought a ruling from an Administrative Court in Lille against the government for keeping a file on people arrested during the protests against pension reform... And What About The Notion Of An Active "Far-Right"...
  • France Yellow Vests Week 235: Mysterious "Far-Right" Rally Event Triggers "Far-Right" Protest Bans, Pension Reform Protest Continues

    05/13/2023 6:13:09 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/13/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    It happened a week ago today in Paris. A rally of a "Far-Right" group in Paris that got no attention till after the fact but by Monday it became a big story in the Mainstream Media. Was it a staged event like the ones here in the US of the so-called "Patriot Front"? Accounts Minister Gabriel Attal suggested last Tuesday that some of those protesting last weekend were associated with the National Rally of Marine Le Pen. Earlier in the week Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin director local prefects of police to ban "far right" protests... Meanwhile on Friday a festive...
  • Further anti-immigration protest in Dublin city center [Ireland]

    05/13/2023 11:52:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    RTÉ News ^ | Saturday, 13 May 2023 21:08 | Colman O’Sullivan
    There have been confrontations between anti-immigration protesters and gardaí after protesters marched to the International Protection Office on Mount Street in Dublin city centre. Since March, a growing number of tents have been pitched outside the office and in surrounding streets. The protesters shouted at asylum seekers, telling them they were not welcome; and there were also confrontations with gardaí as some pursued a man they objected to. A number of garda units, including one Public Order unit, attended the scene. No arrests were made. “All persons present later dispersed from the scene,” An Garda Síochána said in a statement....
  • Daniel Perry, soldier convicted of murdering BLM protester, set to be sentenced

    05/10/2023 4:11:10 AM PDT · by Libloather · 28 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 5/09/23 | Jessica Schladebeck
    Daniel Perry, a U.S. Army sergeant Texas Gov. Greg Abbott promised to pardon following his murder conviction last month, is slated to be sentenced on Tuesday for killing a Black Lives Matter protester. Perry was working as a rideshare driver when he shot and killed 28-year-old Garrett Foster, an Air Force veteran, during a racial justice rally in Austin on July 25, 2020. The deadly violence came amid a summer of protests triggered by police violence nationwide, including the death of George Floyd, who was killed by officers in Minneapolis just months earlier. Perry served in the military for more...
  • France Yellow Vests Week 234: Macron's Government Fights Left And Right With Jabs Both Ways, Anti-Macron Protests Continue

    05/06/2023 6:32:04 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/6/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    May Day is a traditional day of Leftist and Labor Union protests in France. But this year the demonstrations amplified by opposition to President Emmanuel Macron's imposition of pension reform without legislative approval. 2.3 million people protesting nationwide according to the CGT labor union federation while the Ministry of the Interior says the number was less than a million. The government and the mainstream media didn't make much of the peaceful nature of the huge crowds but chose to seize upon January 6th style incidents of vandalism involving the usual suspects black uniformed anarchists. Arrests and injuries to police highlighted...
  • At least four Proud Boys members found guilty of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 trial

    05/04/2023 8:18:08 AM PDT · by Coronal · 22 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 4, 2023 | Ryan J. Reilly
    WASHINGTON — At least four members of the far-right Proud Boys organization were found guilty Thursday of seditious conspiracy in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Enrique Tarrio, Joseph Biggs, Ethan Nordean and Zachary Rehl each faced nine counts, and were found guilty on the rare charge of seditious conspiracy under a Civil War-era statute. They were also found guilty of conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding. The jury has only reached a partial verdict, U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Kelly said Thursday, and the verdicts on other charges are still being read.
  • Proud Boys leader convicted of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

    05/04/2023 8:16:49 AM PDT · by shadowlands1960 · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 4th, 2023 | Quinn Owen
    After a trial lasting several months, a jury in Washington on Thursday reached at least a partial verdict in the Proud Boys Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy case. Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was convicted of seditious conspiracy for his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Tarrio was not present in Washington on Jan. 6 after his arrest on separate charges just days before. Prosecutors argued he directed his troops remotely with messages about revolution and telling them "don’t f---ing leave" after the building was breached that afternoon. Tarrio was accused of orchestrating a fighting force with a...
  • Ex-FBI supervisory agent arrested on Capitol riot charges

    05/03/2023 11:14:32 AM PDT · by mcenedo · 16 replies
    AP ^ | 0503/23 | Michael Kunzelman
    A former FBI supervisory agent has been arrested on charges that he joined a mob storming the U.S. Capitol, where he cheered on rioters attacking police officers, federal authorities said.
  • FINALLY! Car runs over "Just Stop Oil" protestor

    05/02/2023 4:41:46 AM PDT · by RandFan · 34 replies
    Twitter ^ | May 2 | Just Stop Oil
    @JustStop_Oil After weeks of inflammatory language from politicians and right-wing media personalities, a car has finally rammed into a peaceful protest.
  • Cruel and unusual punishment? Iowan Deborah Sandoval sentenced to prison for January 6 US Capitol attack

    05/01/2023 9:24:20 PM PDT · by RandFan · 14 replies
    twitter ^ | May 1 | @julie_kelly2
    @julie_kelly2 ParaderHunters cheers 5-month jail sentence for woman who pleaded guilty to trespassing count. No criminal history. DOJ wanted 3 months but Clinton judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly (80)--who last week told govt it was ok to call a J6 defendant an insurrectionist--gave her 5 months
  • Hundreds of protesters swarm sold-out SatanCon in Boston: ‘Hellfire awaits!’

    04/30/2023 4:44:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 29, 2023 | Jacob Geanous
    All hell broke loose in Boston Saturday for the city’s annual SatanCon when hundreds showed up to protest the devilish event with signs declaring “Satan has NO rights!” and “Hellfire awaits!” SNIP On Saturday, Catholic protesters were joined by members of the white nationalist group Patriot Front, according to the Boston Herald. One protester carried a banner that read “Satan has NO rights!” while another’s stated, “Don’t be deceived! Homosexuals, baby killers, idolaters, unbelieving, liars, drunkards, gossips, cowards, thieves, mockers, fornicators: Hellfire awaits.”
  • France Yellow Vests Week 233: Protests Continue, Macron Suggests Pots And Pans "Undemocratic", Major Strikes And Rallies Monday, Attempt To Provoke Or Create January 6th In France

    04/29/2023 6:11:04 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/29/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    This week Emmanuel Macron encountered various kinds of protests as he attempted to tour France and tout his concern for teachers (higher pay) and health care among other issues. But everywhere he went there was dissent ranging from the clanging of pots and pans to up close conversations challenging him regarding the issue that is unresolved. The issue of him imposition of pension reform without a National Assembly vote including the raising of the retirement age from 62 to 64. Other cabinet ministers and the Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne greeted with the: "Concert de Casseroles" translated into English: "Concert of...
  • Climate change activists plan protest at White House Correspondents' Dinner (only 7.74 years left)

    04/28/2023 4:40:56 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    ABC 'News' ^ | 4/28/23 | Beatrice Peterson
    Climate change activists have announced plans to protest at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday where President Joe Biden is set to speak. Climate Defiance organizers told ABC News that they plan to blockade the area near the dinner on Saturday night is an effort to hold Biden, who announced his reelection bid on Tuesday, accountable for what they say was his 2020 campaign promise to end fossil fuel extraction on public lands. "Number one, no more subsidies for fossil fuel industry. No more drilling on federal lands. No more drilling, including offshore. No ability for the oil industry...
  • Watch What Happens After Antifa Members Tried Resisting Arrest in Texas

    04/26/2023 12:50:19 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 67 replies ^ | April 25, 2023 | Julio Rosas
    The Fort Worth Police Department released surveillance and body camera videos of Antifa members attacking people who were protesting a drag event and then resisting arrest from officers after they attempted to bring them in custody for the initial assault. The first video taken from a surveillance camera shows the Antifa members walking over to the side of the street where the anti-drag protesters were. The Antifa group started to surround them and one of them used pepper spray on the protesters. Fort Worth Police say many in the Antifa crowd were armed with either handguns or long guns. When...