Stories tagged: activism
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
‘Babe’ actor James Cromwell charged in SeaWorld protest
Cromwell, who was nominated for an Oscar for his role as the farmer in “Babe,” has previously said he would serve jail time rather than pay fines.
Sat., May 6, 2017, 12:37 p.m.
Black women move to forefront in fight for racial equality
Widely published photographs of these and other black women offer some of the most arresting images to emerge from the protest movement of recent years. The photos have come to …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Scientists and supporters rally at Spokane’s Riverfront Park
The speeches had only just begun, but the field in front of the clock tower was crowded with thousands of people when the Spokane March for Science got underway Saturday …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 8:06 a.m.
Tom Hayden, famed 1960s anti-war activist, dies at 76
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Tom Hayden, a `60s anti-war activist whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife Jane Fonda, has …
Sun., Dec. 28, 2008
Retirement is hardly the end of her work
A year ago, Arlene Patton retired from her job overseeing the Eastern Washington region of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It didn’t last long. Within weeks, the …
Tue., Dec. 16, 2008
Campus offers activists haven
ATHENS, Greece – Inside the gates of Athens’ main university, bonfires rage and masked gangs stockpile petrol bombs, broken paving stones and marble hacked from the neoclassical buildings. It’s their …