These people are convinced that Donald Trump’s presidency is a terrible mistake and are not afraid to tell it to the world via hilarious signs. Continue reading »
Hengameh Golestan is a pioneer among Iranian women photographers. She has been documenting live in Iran for twenty-eight years. She has photographed vast numbers of women and children, instances of family life, traditional wedding and everyday life in Iran. Continue reading »
Donald Trump is in the UK for his first visit since becoming president. and people have been protesting the President’s trip across the country. During last year’s Trump protest, one of the things people enjoyed was the really great signs. People had clearly gone to a lot of effort as they were works of art. Continue reading »
A thousand “zombie” protesters have descended on Hamburg in protest against the two-day G20 summit between the “political elite” to be held in the northern German city. Continue reading »
The vandalism of Copenhagen’s world famous statue of the Little Mermaid made a splash on Tuesday, as the sea-side sculpture was drenched in blood-red paint. Continue reading »
The Sixties were a time of social upheaval and calls for change in the US and much of the Western world.
To celebrate the grassroots countercultural movements of the 1960s, we’ve hand picked some of our favorite protest signs from this decade. To mix things up, we felt we had to throw throw in a couple of very reactionary signs as well. We think these conservative views illustrate some of the mainstream thinking a lot of progressive people felt so fed up about, to the point where drugs and loud music became a perfectly reasonable responses. Continue reading »
The best man in a wedding party, who all declined to be identified, stands near the bride and groom as he holds an AR-10 rifle he was handed while the party was having their pre-wedding portraits taken on the steps of the capitol before a rally nearby by gun-rights advocates to protest a new expanded gun background check law in Washington state Saturday, December 13, 2014, in Olympia, Wash. The wedding party was not part of the protest, but posed for pictures with it after being handed it by gun activist Brandon Lyons, who said “we’ve all just broken the law”, by handing the gun over. Saturday’s protest was called the “I Will Not Comply” rally, and those attending said they will openly exchange firearms in opposition to the state’s new voter-approved universal background check law, Initiative 594. The law, which took effect on December 4, requires background checks on all sales and transfers, including private transactions and many loans and gifts. (Photo by Elaine Thompson/AP Photo)
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Demonstrators confront riot police in central Brussels November 6, 2014. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members demonstrated over austerity measures to be taken by the new Belgian government. (Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters)
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Pro-democracy protesters reinforce a barricade outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong October 13, 2014. Hong Kong police on Monday removed some barricades erected by pro-democracy protesters in the Chinese-controlled city, but said protesters could remain on the streets they have occupied for the past two weeks. (Photo by Carlos Barria/Reuters)
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John Ma (L), 62, a lecturer, and his wife May, 50, pose for a photograph at a rally ahead of an “Occupy Central” civil disobedience protest in Hong Kong September 26, 2014. As a former student leader, Ma said, “I support student protest and tell them to grab their chance”. China rules Hong Kong under a “one country, two systems” formula that accords the territory limited democracy. Tens of thousands of mostly student protesters are demanding Beijing give them full democracy, with the freedom to nominate election candidates. The unrest is the worst in Hong Kong since China resumed its rule over the former British colony in 1997. (Photo by Bobby Yip/Reuters)
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Demonstrators Surround the Spanish Congress to Protest Against Spending Cuts and the Government of Mariano Rajoy
Police clash with the protestors during the march to the parliament against austerity measures announced by the Spanish government in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. The demonstration, organized behind the slogan “Occupy Congress”, was expected to draw thousands of people. Madrid authorities said some 1,300 police would be deployed. The protestors call for Parliament to be dissolved and fresh elections held, claiming the government’s austerity measures show the ruling Popular Party misled voters to get elected last November. (Photos by Andres Kudacki/Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Dominique Faget/Jasper Juinen/Denis Doyle/Pierre-Philippe Marcou/Reuters/AFP Photo) Continue reading »
Thousands of Guatemalans climbed atop a volcano and staged a demonstration calling for an end to the surging domestic violence in their country.
Nearly 12,000 people, mostly youngsters, joined the event which was named the “walk for life” on top of Volcan de Agua or “Water Volcano”. The country’s new president, Otto Perez, also joined the campaigners. Perez descended on the peak of the mountain in a helicopter and presented a national flag to the protesters.
According to figures, nearly 700 women get killed each year in the country in cases of domestic violence. The 12,3800-feet peak, close to the city of Antigua, is inactive. It is situated nearly 45 miles southeast of Guatemala City.
People climb up the Volcan de Agua to participate in the Subida por la Vida event to campaign for peace, about 60 km from Guatemala City. (Reuters) Continue reading »
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