People Power

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Don't forget Fukushima" was the message Tuesday morning as roughly 16,000 people gathered in downtown Tokyo to protest the restart of Japan's nuclear power plants. The demonstration, held outside the official residence of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, came a day after the government outlined plans to restart two reactors at the Sendai nuclear plant...
Common Dreams staff
As heads of state, corporate leaders, and token civil society organizations...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Launching a new wave in the fight for "true democracy," thousands of Hong Kong...

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Fed up with Open Carry Texas freaks hauling assault rifles in with them to buy lunch, about 500 Texas musicians held the first Open Carry Guitar Rally, marching while packing a giddy array of instruments and singing a repertoire from Steve Earle to Outkast to Star-Spangled Banner. Part of a broader Guitars For Guns campaign - shades of Woody Guthrie - the event was perfect for Texas, one sage explained, where "a bizarre phallic obsession is just part of your DNA...The guitar obsessives are the...

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