from DealZone:

Canary Wharf’s bankers don denim, brace for protests

April 2, 2009
A man sits and another stands by a sign in the Canary Wharf financial district of London

Some in Canary Wharf swapped their emblematic pin-striped suits for more casual gear on Thursday as London's banking bastion braced for anti-capitalist protesters.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

We’re lounging against The Man!

April 1, 2009

Today's political protesters don't seem to have the commitment we saw in the turbulent 20th century. I've ranted about golf-playing protesters, radicals who don't quite get it, and protesters who only rally in historical costumes.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Turning the tables on police?

March 16, 2009

Lonnie! Where you goin' with my good table?

Nowhere, Ma!

Lonnie, I'm not stupid! You're strappin' my good table to yer car!

Okay, Jeez! I'm takin' it down to our protest today, to throw it at the police.

Yikes, Lonnie! Throwin' a heavy table at the cops? What are you protesting?

Police brutality, Ma.

But I NEED my table, Lon! It's canasta night!

Don't worry, I'm pretty sure it's a deductible political donation. Plus, I wrote your name and address on the bottom.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Get up and get your getup on!

January 14, 2009

Welcome back to our popular feature, Stuff maybe we should have explained in the caption, but didn't. We're told these photos show demonstrators in Edwardian costumes protesting the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport.

from Our Take on Your Take:

A shoe hold up

January 2, 2009

Since Iraqi journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi hurled his shoes at President Bush, footwear has become an integral part of rallies around the world. You Witness contributor Roshan Norouzi shows us the shoe effect during a protest in Tehran against Israeli air strikes on Gaza.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

Hold my bomb while I find my matches, pal!

December 15, 2008

I've blogged before about how today's protesters just don't seem to be as dedicated as they were back in the day. I'm starting to think they're not as bright as they used to be, either.

from Our Take on Your Take:

Mayhem in Mexico

October 3, 2008

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It's a rare moment for us to get so many great pictures from one event.  Diego Uriarte managed to get up close and personal with these protesters in Mexico, close enough to capture the faces of the police as they reacted to the demonstrators.

from Tales from the Trail:

Inside the Tent: On the verge of violent protests

September 4, 2008

Sarah Miller of Eagan, Minnesota, a single mom and college student, talks about goals of protesters at the Republican National Convention, and the likelihood of further violence as the convention draws to a close.

from From Reuters.com:

Inside the Tent: Code Pink

August 25, 2008

Reuters Inside the Tent has more than 40 delegates and other attendees in Denver and St. Paul, equipped with video cameras to capture the conventions from the ground up. The following video is from Kelly Nuxoll, a correspondent for Huffington Post's Off the Bus.

from Changing China:

Those moving medal moments…

August 21, 2008

Isinbayeva on the podiumRemember the Black Power salutes from the podium in Mexico 1968?

The 2008 Beijing Olympics medal ceremonies might not produce anything to match that, but there has been no shortage of drama so far.