L.A. Police Chief Sides With Marchers

May 7, 2007
As many as 60 LAPD officers have been pulled from the streets, following a violent clash with protesters on May 1. Chief William Bratton has called some of the actions of the officers, who attempted to break up an apparently peaceful and lawful rally by firing 148 rubber bullets, "indefensible."

Give Peace a Chance

Jan 28, 2007
Tens of thousands of protesters marched on Washington on Saturday to demand an end to the war. The Rev. Graylan S. Hagler summed up the feeling of the crowd, which included veterans, celebrities, politicians and others: "When we voted it was a directive to bring our troops home now."

Washington Peace March Nears

Jan 16, 2007
United for Peace & Justice -- a coalition of more than 1,300 activist groups with the support of and other progressive organizations -- is planning a march on Washington set for Jan. 27. Organizers hope the demonstration will pressure Congress to begin the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and end the war.
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Over 1 Million Attend Protests

May 1, 2006
The mostly Hispanic immigrants flooded the streets of Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Miami and other cities, causing shutdowns at ports, factories and construction sites. The total impact is unknown. Marc Cooper strips away the myths surrounding the immigration debate. Read about how many companies would simply shut down if it weren't for illegal labor. Read "The Case for Globalized Labor," which argues that it is "economically and morally wrong for the world's poor immigrants to be locked out of work in the richest countries."