Protest - Revolt

Brett Wilkins
An Apple Store employee helps customers at International Plaza in Tampa, Florida on November 26, 2021. (Photo: Octavio Jones/Getty Images)

Dec. 24, 2021

"We are Apple. We deserve a respectful workplace. We deserve paid sick time. We deserve protection on the frontlines. We deserve proper mental healthcare."

A group of Apple employees organized a Christmas Eve walkout, demanding better working conditions and calling on customers to not shop in the tech giant's retail or online stores.

Jonathan Rosenblum
Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant speaking during an International Women's Day rally in Seattle on March 8, 2017. (Photo by Jason Redmond / AFP via Getty Images)

Dec. 16, 2021

Big business attempted to recall Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant, but the socialist fought back aggressively—and that made all the difference.

Once again, Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant and her Socialist Alternative organization have beaten the political odds. Last week, she defeated a million-dollar recall campaign by real estate developers and landlords, Democratic Party leaders, big Trump donors, and newspaper editorialists, who all teamed up to evict the eight-year councilor from City Hall.

Angela Giuffrida
Environmental activists block a road in Rome on Friday as part of a series of protests aimed at urging the government to tackle the climate crisis. Photograph: handout

Dec. 17, 2021

Protesters say they were slapped, kicked and spat at by angry drivers during roadblock in Italian capital

Italian activists have blocked a major road in Rome as part of a series of protests aimed at urging the government to take action to tackle the climate crisis.

Nick Cunningham
Activists protest Jordan Cove LNG in Salem, OR. June, 2016. Credit: Francis Eatherington (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Dec.6, 2021

A coalition of Oregon landowners, environmental groups, and Native tribes fended off Jordan Cove for more than a decade. But the legal implications of the project’s demise outside of Oregon are unclear.

Oregon’s 15-year battle against the Jordan Cove LNG project quietly came to an end on December 1, bringing relief to dozens of landowners that live in the path of the proposed project. 

Kevin Rawlinson
Activists on the roof of a DLR train at Canary Wharf station on 25 April 2019. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty

Dec. 10, 2021

Group of six argued obstruction in London’s financial district was lawful protest against government inaction

Six climate crisis activists whose protest halted transport links serving London’s financial district have been acquitted by a jury.


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