Egypt. A country in turmoil with a youth in revolt of the injustices inflicted upon them by their own government. This April, things have been relatively quiet in Tarhir Square in downtown Cairo, whereas clashes have occurred with police in Port Said and Alexandria. Despite this, there is an energy in the air that is … Continue reading
2012 Year in Pictures: Part I. As we celebrate another year, look back on 2012 in images. Some of these are compelling, others shocking. Images often speak louder than words ever could.
Read the Vice World Peace Update by Henry Langston. This short piece for Vice goes in depth on riots in Belfast, fighting in Chile, protests in Bangladesh and rebel arms development in Syria. Vice reveals recent clashes in Belfast.
Standing on a crowded metro platform in busy Guadalajara, I anxiously looked around trying to guess which car was likely to have the fewest people, the most free seats, and the least creepy fellow passengers. I love traveling, and public transportation is often the way to go, but sometimes one must admit to the fact … Continue reading
by Andy Paul Just when the mainstream American media and stringent advocates of the status quo thought they had won, Monday December 12 came. Neither the winter, with snow in the northeast and cold rain on the West Coast, or determined adversaries across the country, could keep thousands of protesters from assembling in port cities … Continue reading
By Phil Acuña Phil is a staff contributor based in NYC. Despite living in the city that never sleeps, it’s safe to say that most supporters of the Occupy Wall Street movement were caught off guard early Tuesday morning by the spontaneous mobilization of NYPD’s finest. Though suspicions were aroused when officers started equipping themselves … Continue reading