10 Protests That Changed The World

From equal rights to political reform, these 10 protests helped changed the world.

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3 min · John Pilger speaks frankly about the "War on Terror," saying that no such thing exists. "There is a war OF terror," he says, and it is primarily state-sponsored terror, and most of the victims of terrorism in the world are Muslims. Please watch this and share. So profound...
9 min · There are some things in our society.. and some things in our world.. which I am proud to be maladjusted" -Martin Luther King Jr. Mankind's increasing capability is at great contrast with the global state of disparity. We've reached unprecedented levels of technological...
2 min · Just months before he was assassinated, Martin Luther King Jr. was organizing support for the "Poor People's Campaign," aimed at supplementing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with a full measure of economic and human rights for America's poor. Watch MLK Jr. unfurl some...
2 min · Winner of both the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Polk Award for Excellence in Journalism, 'Boogie Man' tells the story of the king of trash politics. Lee Atwater, the brilliant and ruthless Republican political consultant and strategist who eventually became chairman of the...
21 min · Ashin Sopaka is a Burmese exile. The military government has taken away his political status and his right to express himself. But they haven't taken his right to walk. Ashin is a Peacewalker. Following in the spirit of Gandhi's peaceful protests, Ashin has encouraged...
23 min · Martin Luther King Jr.'s sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967. Part 1 is a 2 minute highlight. Part 2 is the full speech.  "The time has come for America to hear the truth about this tragic war. In international conflicts, the truth is hard to come by...
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4 min · A beautiful and inspiring lesson in sustainable Star Trekonomics featuring Charles Eisenstein, George Carlin, Martin Luther King Jr. and a couple captains of the Enterprise...  "We have it within our reach--now--to achieve nearly every dream of mankind." -Gene Roddenberry
Jose-Antonio Orosco · Placing bombs among civilians – as happened at the Boston Marathon – is an inexcusable act, but Americans invite future violence when they ignore how their government’s acts of brutality abroad drive people to extremism, a half-century-old lesson from Martin Luther King...
Chris Hedges · There is no danger that the protesters who have occupied squares, parks and plazas across the nation in defiance of the corporate state will be co-opted by the Democratic Party or groups like MoveOn. The faux liberal reformers, whose abject failure to stand up for the rights...
Sally Kohn · Critics of the growing Occupy Wall Street movement complain that the protesters don’t have a policy agenda and, therefore, don’t stand for anything. They're wrong. The key isn’t what protesters are for but rather what they’re against -- the gaping inequality that has poisoned...
Tony Cartalucci · Legendary equality, justice, and peace activist who championed character over the color of one's skin is compared with warmongering corporate servant Obama ... because of the color of his skin.  The differences between Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and current US President...
Michael Meacher MP · 9/11 remains one of the most misunderstood events in modern history.   The first myth is that it came out of the blue on an unsuspecting America.   In fact  it is known that 11 countries provided advance warnings to the US about the 9/11 attacks, including Russia and Israel...
Kevin Gosztola · Occupiers from occupations all over the United States are headed to Washington, DC, for three days of action that are being organized under the banner, “Take Back the Capitol.” They are driving from Boston, Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh and other cities to the...
Sophie McAdam · How can I make a positive difference in the world? Where do I start? Which of the overwhelming number of urgent global issues should I focus my attention on first? These are questions most of us have asked ourselves at some point, but although being an active citizen can...
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