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Activists protest in front of Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto, CA

Protesters blocked Palantir’s cafeteria to pressure the $20 billion big data company to drop its contracts with ICE

The Coalition to Close the Concentration Camps Bay Area organized a protest at Palantir's cafeteria in Palo Alto to push it to drop its ICE contracts.
Riot police officers stand outside a branch of HSBC bank as anti-extradition bill protesters demonstrate in Wan Chai neighbourhood in Hong Kong, China, August 11, 2019.

Hong Kong protesters are calling for massive ATM withdrawals in an economic warning to China

After 10 weeks of protests, some activists are turning to a new form of protest — withdrawing all their cash, or converting it to US dollars.
Riot police use pepper spray on protestors at the Hong Kong airport on Tuesday.

Violence breaks out at the Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with protesters

For the fifth day in a row, protesters gathered at the Hong Kong airport to demonstrate against perceived overreaches of the Chinese government.

An American gold medal fencer kneeled on the podium during the national anthem: ‘We must call for change’

American fencer Race Imboden keeled during the medal ceremony Friday at the Pan American Games to call attention to social and political issues.

Walmart corporate employee who urged gun sales protest says 30 people walked off the job in support. Now he’s sending a petition with 46,000 sig...

Walmart has said it has no plans to stop selling guns or ammunition in the wake of two deadly shootings at its stores.

Hong Kong police released video touting ability to spray protesters with dye that stains their clothes and skin in order to track them

According to police, the liquid color would stain clothes and skin and could also be added to other substances like tear gas.
Dwayne Johnson recently appeared in "The Fast and the Furious" spin-off movie "Hobbs & Shaw."

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson joined native Hawaiians protesting against construction of a massive telescope on sacred land

'I wanted to come here and see our people and stand with them and support them,' the actor, who's part Samoan, said.
Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello speaks during a Facebook live broadcast in the library of the governor's mansion, in San Juan, Puerto Rico January 24, 2018.

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló resigns as mass protests over profane text messages force him from office

Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló will become the first chief executive in the island's modern history to resign while serving their term.
A squirrel.

2 men were found guilty after eating dead raw squirrels in front of children to protest veganism

Deonisy Khlebnikov, 22, and Gatis Lagzdins, 29, took bites out of dead squirrels at the Soho Vegan Food Market in London.

THEN AND NOW: Here are all the ways being a public-school teacher has changed in the last 50 years

Teachers once decided what they taught in their own classrooms, but standardization of coursework has limited their autonomy.