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Man Self-Immolates On The National Mall, Dies In Hospital
A D.C. police spokesman says a man who set himself on fire Friday afternoon on the Mall has died of his injuries at a Washington hospital. Read more...
Former U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer talks about his experience with the protestors outside the House chamber, including getting pepper sprayed himself. Read more...
An amazing crowd in Lansing right now, as the march to the State Capitol building is about to begin! I'm sure there are thousands... Read more...
Reuters has obtained video footage that shows a woman being executed “to cheers of jubilation” from roughly 150 men in a village near Kabul. Read more...
Thousands of people gathered on the state Capitol lawn in Lansing Monday evening, to protest the treatment of two female lawmakers who were barred from speaking on the House floor last Thursday following an emotional debate over Read more...

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From February 2011: "People like Scott Walker can try and take away our collective bargaining, but they can’t take away our collective action." The working people of America continue their stand at the Wisconsin Capitol today, and workers Read more...
Precedent setting? Jurors find former state representative Ed Fallon of Occupy Iowa not guilty of violating curfew law at Des Moines capitol because it violates Iowans' constitutional freedom to assemble. Read more...
Over 1,000 demonstrators assembled outside of Virginia’s Capitol on Monday. Standing silently in the cold, they lined the walkway used by the legislators who have been voting on -- and voting away -- women's rights in Virginia. Read more...
On January 17th, an Occupy "Call to Action" urges protestors to convene beginning at 9 a.m. EST on the West Front Lawn at Capitol Hill in an effort to bring the movement's message to the doorstep of Congressional lawmakers. Read more...
Thousands of protesters greeted lawmakers beginning a 30-day special session to address Washington state's budget woes, and police later using Tasers in a skirmish as a large crowd refused to leave the Read more...