THE NEW FORTY Take a seat good citizens...
I do not know Jim Jonas personally, I only know of him. Jonas is the West Fargo High School coach who was recently told he had to resign or face additional punitive action in regard to another coachin... Posted on 11/20/13 at 8:12 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Approachably Abrasive
Have you been to a protest lately? Tea Party? Occupy? Vietnam?
We've all heard how protests are handled in China. Throughout my time there, I had heard from the locals and expats bits and pieces ab... Posted on 4/28/12 at 8:20 AM
DRAGON NEWS â€œDoing social work on a large scale"
Tom Clark graduated from Moorhead State College in 1972 with degrees in psychology and speech. So it may seem surprising that Clark credits his double major with giving him a leg-up in the career he h... Posted on 2/24/11 at 9:40 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER On second day, Dayton faces tense situation
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton diffused a tense situation at his first official function Wednesday by sharing his microphone with shouting protesters crowded into his office.
Dozens of people opposed t... Posted on 1/5/11 at 4:02 PM
Protesters gathered outside the Calvary Evangelical Free Church in Bagley to decry the message of Usama Dakdok. Originally slated to speak at the Bagley High School from Sunday through Tuesday, Dakdok’s location was shifted to the church. The school had received calls from people who disagreed with Dakdok’s anti-Islamic message.
More than 60 women across Saudi Arabia claimed they drove cars Saturday in defiance of a ban keeping them from getting behind the wheel, facing little protest by police in their push for easing restrictions on women in the kingdom.
Abdullah Al-Shihri and Aya Batrawy
, October 26, 2013
The group that calls themselves "Fargo Progressives" gathered on a street corner around the noon hour Monday. They carried signs that read "Don't Cut My Social Security" and "No Tax Breaks For Outsourcing."
Relatives of victims of recent high-profile mass shootings in the U.S. traveled with activists to Washington on Tuesday to lobby again for gun control, a trip that took on new urgency in the wake of Monday's shooting in the capital that killed 13.
Three former residents of the Fargo-Moorhead area are organizing a protest of this month’s planned visit to the western North Dakota town of Leith by a man who claims to lead a white supremacist group.
Protesters around the world took to the streets Saturday to protest for and against a possible U.S.-led attack on Syria, as President Barack Obama announced he would seek congressional approval for such a move.
Juan A. Lozano and Ramit Plushnick-Masti
, August 31, 2013
But nine months later, as Pena Nieto prepares to give his first state of the nation address on Monday, the new Mexico still looks a lot like the old one. Economic growth projections have been cut nearly in half. The streets are clogged with anti-reform protesters, who have blocked Congress and even forced the president to change the date and location of that state of the nation speech.
In Egypt's bloodiest day since the Arab Spring began, riot police Wednesday smashed two protest camps of supporters of the deposed Islamist president, touching off street violence that officials said killed nearly 300 people and forced the military-backed interim leaders to impose a state of emergency and curfew.
Hamza Hendawi and Maggie Michael
, August 14, 2013
Terrance Wise has two jobs in Kansas City — one at a burger joint, a second at a pizza restaurant — but he says his paychecks aren't enough to buy shoes for his three daughters and insure his 15-year-old car. So he decided to draw attention to his plight: He walked off work in protest.
Authorities outlined plans Friday to break up two sit-ins by supporters of deposed President Mohammed Morsi, saying they would set up a cordon around the protest sites, and riot police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators threatening a TV complex.
Maggie Michael and Sarah El Deeb
, August 02, 2013
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