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Wikipedia goes dark in protest over internet piracy bill

Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia which has become an invaluable resource to millions of people worldwide, went offline this morning in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA).

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Wisconsin's Walker fails to squelch free speech

Over 200 people gathered atWisconsin's state Capitol to defy Gov. Scott Walker's restrictions to free speech and freedom to assemble.

Occupy Memphis rallies for Zuccotti

In response to the unprovoked attack by the NYPD on peaceful protesters and the liquidation of the OWS encampment at Zuccotti Park, Occupy Memphis called an emergency General Assembly.

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Police tear down New York's Occupy Wall Street camp

In the pre-dawn hours today helmeted and shield-carrying police tore down the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti Park here where protesters have hunkered down since September.

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Protests continue over FBI raids, new subpoenas of peace activists

CHICAGO - Alarmed by the blatant fishing expedition and government intimidation of antiwar activists, more than 100 protesters held an emergency picket line at the Dirksen Federal Building here on Dec. 6.

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FBI raids spark free speech protests

CHICAGO -- Peace and solidarity activists here held a picket line in front of FBI headquarters protesting recent raids.

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Activists call FBI raids massive “fishing expedition”

CHICAGO - Antiwar and solidarity activists filled the West Town Community Law Office here of Melinda Power Saturday, Sept. 25, to show support for Joe Iosbaker and Stephanie Weiner whose house was raided by the FBI on Friday.