Stories tagged: demonstrations
Thu., April 13, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Russia blocks app used to organize protests
Russia has banned the use on its territory of a smartphone app widely used like a walkie-talkie to organize demonstrations and other gatherings.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Thousands of demonstrators across US say ‘Not My President’
Thousands of demonstrators turned out Monday across the U.S. to challenge Donald Trump in a Presidents Day protest dubbed Not My President’s Day. The events on the federal holiday didn’t …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Anti-Trump demonstrators say nationwide protests are ‘just a taste of things to come’
They’re angry. They’re afraid. They’re upset that Donald Trump is going to be their next president. But many of the protesters who took to the streets in cities across the …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, midnight
Spin Control: Peaceable assemblies not necessarily sensible
The right to peaceably assemble does not guarantee a right to always have the clearest message.
Sun., Jan. 6, 2013, midnight
Spin Control: No decision yet on I-502 rally dust-up
OLYMPIA – Elections are designed to place a punctuation mark on political disputes. Sometimes it’s a period; other times, it’s more of comma, pausing to allow one to take a …
Sat., June 27, 2009, midnight
Tax critics to rally again
OLYMPIA – Encouraged by the large turnout this spring at anti-tax rallies, critics of government spending are planning a new round of demonstrations July 4. Events are planned in more …