Protests

Amazon employees say they were threatened for climate change criticism

Sponsored Links JASON REDMOND via Getty Images Two Amazon employees who spoke out against the company’s environmental policies say they were threatened with termination if they continue to violate the company’s external communications policy, The Washington Post reports. In October, the employees, Maren Costa and Jamie Kowalski, told The Washington Post that Amazon contributes to …

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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Raises $700,000 in Crypto Donations

</header> <strong>Alexei Navalny, Russia’s leading critic of the current Kremlin administration, has attracted a serious amount of cryptocurrency in the form of anonymous donations for his corruption-combatting NGO. The digital coins collected since the beginning of this year have amounted to well over $700,000 at current prices. </strong> Also read: Russian Tax Authority Registers Crypto …

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Low Interest Rates Are Crushing Young People and Fueling Global Riots

</header> <strong>There are currently riots going on in Chile, Hong Kong and Lebanon. While in every place they are caused by complex local issues, there is a global problem that is an underlying trend: low interest rates which make it impossible for young people to save for their future and at the same time push …

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Cash Runs Dry at ATMs as Protests Escalate in Chile

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>There’s a lot of unrest in Chile right now as the country has seen massive protests against government manipulation and an escalation of financial problems. Local reports detail a few banking establishments have been burned after customers started having issues withdrawing cash from ATMs. Issues with the bank machines that don’t work …

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The Demand for Permissionless Freedom Is Just Getting Started

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Every year the world seems to be getting crazier and more people are starting to realize that it stems from oppressive government transgressions against a peaceful society. The world has noticed millions of people from France, Hong Kong, Venezuela, Indonesia and more are rising up because citizens are sick and tired of …

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Protesters Wield Tools of Freedom as Hong Kong Imposes Dictatorship

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>Four months of protests continue in Hong Kong as the world is witnessing the biggest uprising of political dissent in the territory since the 1997 ‘handover’ from Britain to China. Protesters have recently embraced wearing Guy Fawkes masks but on October 3, Hong Kong’s current Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, implemented colonial-era emergency …

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Cryptocurrencies Such as Bitcoin Cash Shine During Hong Kong Protests

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>The Hong Kong protests started in June 2019 over a controversial bill and now after weeks of demonstrations, marching citizens are fighting for the future of Hong Kong. In the midst of all the activists protesting, digital currencies like bitcoin cash are being promoted as a way for people to remove themselves …

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Russia demands Google stop advertising ‘illegal’ protests on YouTube

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Russia is intensifying its pressure on Google to censor political dissent in the country. Media overseer Roskomnadzor has sent a letter to Google insisting that it stop promoting “illegal mass events” on YouTube. It didn’t like that YouTube channels were using push notifications and other measures to spread information about …

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Money and Democracy: Why You Never Get to Vote on the Most Important Part of Society

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>It’s very odd that citizens never get to vote or have any say in regard to society’s money, even though it’s one of the most important aspects of everyday life. In fact, in developed countries, most central banks are institutions that are privatized from political interference and history explains why.</strong> Also Read: …

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