Posts tagged: Protest
Automotive news from Saudi Arabia this weekend serves as a stark reminder feminine equality is a bit behind the times there. Saudi police arrested 12 women and gave fines to six other ladies for purposely ignoring the country’s ban on female driving.
Millions of people watched President Barack Obama’s motorcade cruise down Pennsylvania Avenue on the way to his inauguration this month. Anyone who looked closely may have noticed his limo, ‘The Beast’ featured a license plate that reads “Taxation Without Representation.” The plate is a rolling protest for equal voting rights in Washington D.C. Per Obama’s request similar plates will soon be added to the vehicles in his presidential fleet.
Actor Danny Glover might be getting too old for Mel Gibson’s craziness but he’s still down to take a stand for the working man. On the opening day of the Detroit auto show the longtime political activist joined forces with the Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan (MAFFAN). Their gripe: Workers at Nissan’s Canton, Mississippi plant are being threatened out of voting to unionize their workforce.