Tagged: protest

Making Love Louder than Hate

by Darren Calhoun Tomorrow will mark my sixth year of being part of counter-protest efforts at the Chicago LGBTQ Pride parade. This effort started with the “I’m Sorry” campaign in 2010.  At that time,...

Method #131: Refusal to Accept Appointed Officials

When Tunisian President Ben Ali resigned in 2011, due to massive protests, several members of his political party nevertheless remained in prominent positions. Their continuing in power was the impetus for protestors to refuse...

Method #115: Selective Strike

In 1971, the region of East Pakistan, now known as Bangladesh, seceded from Pakistan to form its own country. Pakistan declared war, with open support from the US, which began to ship them weapons....

Method #121: Refusal of Public Support

In 2011, in the midst of popular protests, Syria’s government called on their Palestinian ally, Hamas, to express their support. Hamas, however, citing the government’s brutal treatment of protesters, refused to give Asad their...

Method #104: Professional Strike

In 2011, after the fall of Mubarak, doctors and other health professionals at public hospitals across Egypt carried out a strike in favor of more funding for the Egyptian public health system. During the...