Hundreds Attend ‘Justice For Trayvon’ Rally In Center City

Originally posted on CBS Philly:
[worldnow id=9113980 width=400 height=300 type=video] By Molly Daly, Syma Chowdhry PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A rally was held outside of the federal courthouse in Center City Saturday afternoon to…

City Living: The Dream Parents Dread…

I grew up in a small city, at the end of the Main Line, in what I’d like to believe is still considered part of the distant shadow of Philadelphia. My parents would… Continue reading

Spain Corruption Protesters Clash With Madrid Cops

Occupy, Protests, Rebellion: Different names for the same thing?

What makes this: Civil Rights protestors in Birmingham, Ala. Police hose young Civil Rights protestors. So much different than this: Protestors rally in Tahrir Square, Turkey. Police launch flares at protestors in Turkey.… Continue reading

Effects of Gentrifying a Nation: The Lost Voices of Brazil

The other day I logged onto Facebook to find a particularly interesting notification from a friend I met abroad. My friend from abroad was from Brazilian, and my notification was regarding the World… Continue reading

Syria: A Call To Arms

The moment has come and the United States has made the decision to aid Syrian rebels. Although many of us saw this move coming, it’s still a bit of a shock that we… Continue reading

Arab Spring: Missing Truth

In March 2011, civil wars and public protests “sprung” in the Middle East. This turbulent time was labeled by major media outlets as Arab Spring- a term I love and hate. While I… Continue reading

Breaking: The Protest in Taksim Square

Between Friskies commercials on a sunny Tuesday afternoon in America CNN is bringing live video coverage of the midnight protests in Taksim Square. The square is a typical tourist district within Istanbul that… Continue reading

Ice Breakers: Remains of the Cold War

Tension between the United States and Russia is the result of decades of differences in culture and political practice that began with mutual distrust during the time of the former Soviet Union. During… Continue reading

Fast and Furious: Gun Control Gone Wrong

Cartels and organized crime have infiltrated and intimidated Mexico‚Äôs government and police forces with violent crime and illegal activities including drug, human and arms trafficking. Mexican prosperity is held back by its continuing… Continue reading