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Posts Tagged ‘Protests’

April 17th, 2017 - 8:33 am § in America, Bill of Rights, Donald Trump, Science, UW

JOIN US …. March For Science …. APRIL 22 …. Cal Anderson Park

Do you know that there are about 20,000 people in Seattle’s scientific community? Do you know that science fellows often make less than school teachers even after earning a PhD? Do you know that it takes as much as ten years after college, at low wages, to train to become a junior faculty memb[...]

January 25th, 2017 - 6:30 pm § in Politics

Idea of “Scientists March” catching fire

It looks like a pro-science demonstration is going to happen. Organizers of a “Scientists’ March on Washington” said their Facebook group leaped from 50,000 to 350,000 members on its first day. Read story here. Photos: Crowd of climate change agitators (above); incendiary protest sign (below)[...]

December 29th, 2014 - 6:19 pm § in Misc.

It’s Time To Fire NYC Cops

Hundreds of NYPD cops continue to disrespect the mayor at every opportunity. The latest display occurred when officers booed him while he was giving a commencement speech at the city’s police academy. This involves more than a personal grudge, it’s a clash between police and civilian au[...]

December 16th, 2014 - 6:39 pm § in Misc.

Why should an NFL player apologize for wearing a ‘Justice for Tamir Rice’ t-shirt when police won’t apologize for killing Tamir Rice?

“The head of the Cleveland Police Union is demanding an apology after Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins wore a shirt before Sunday’s game that read, ‘Justice for Tamir Rice – John Crawford.'”[...]

December 5th, 2014 - 12:32 pm § in America

Protesters fed up with police bullies

The Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases have ripped the scab off a long-festering sore. People are tired of being abused by police who are supposed to protect them and their communities. That’s what the protests are all about, and the protests aren’t going away because  no one in author[...]