THE FLENSBURGER FILES Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite... Posted on 10/25/12 at 8:36 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Could Wisconsin-type protests happen in Minnesota?
Minnesotans often compare their state budget and population with Wisconsin, so when 35,000 protesters packed the Wisconsin Capitol this week, it was only natural to wonder if the same could happen und... Posted on 2/19/11 at 6:27 AM
DRAGON NEWS "We feel we can change"
Ahmad Elghazaly transferred to MSU Moorhead from a university in Cairo, Egypt. The 25-year old computer science major was focused on his education until the streets of Cairo were jammed by spontaneous... Posted on 2/1/11 at 6:49 PM
A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff's station but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early Saturday.
About 50 people paraded through this northwestern city of 2,000 people Saturday chanting “People over profits” and carrying signs such as “Relocation ended in the ‘70s” to protest the eviction of mobile home court residents.
A KSTP-TV photojournalist was sore Sunday after a police officer knocked the camera off his shoulder without warning while he was filming the arrests of Occupy Minnesota protesters. Twelve demonstrators were arrested about 11 p.m. Saturday for blocking traffic and being a public nuisance.
A Tibetan exile lit himself on fire and ran shouting through a demonstration in the Indian capital Monday, just before a visit by China's president and following dozens of self-immolations done in China in protest of its rule over Tibet. He was burned on 98 percent of his body and his condition is critical, according to the Association of Tibetan Journalists.
Tens of thousands of Syrians braved tear gas and gunfire to protest across the country today, vowing to storm the capital Damascus to oust President Bashar Assad as the European Union ramped up pressure on the regime by imposing sanctions on his wife and other close relatives.
Marge Hames set up again today across the street from the New Ulm Kmart, one of 15 stores that Sears Holding plans to close. Hames has two signs that read "Keep Kmart Open" and "These 'associates' are friends, neighbors and family."
George Clooney and his father were arrested Friday during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy, and the actor said he has asked President Barack Obama to engage China on stopping a humanitarian crisis in northern Africa. Clooney was released several hours later after paying a $100 fine.
More than 20,000 protesters streamed down a central Moscow avenue today to denounce Vladimir Putin's presidential election win, but the crowd's relatively small size compared to recent protests suggested the opposition movement has lost some momentum.
VIDEO: Watch at bottom of article Thousands of Russians rallied today to challenge Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's victory in Russia's presidential election, crowding into a central Moscow square to chant "Shame!" and "Russia without Putin!"
Maria Danilova and Nataliya Vasilyeva
, March 05, 2012
Protesters angry over Quran burnings by American troops lobbed grenades at a U.S. base in northern Afghanistan and clashed with police and troops in a day of violence that left seven international troops wounded and two Afghans dead.
Deb Riechmann and Rahim Faiez
, February 26, 2012
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