Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Water tax protesters in Drogheda cross the River Boyne. (Photo: @WSMIreland/ Twitter)
The center of Dublin has reportedly shut down as demonstrators, joining a chorus of nation-wide protests on Saturday, came out in droves to fight government efforts to tax citizens' right to water. An estimated 30,000 marched in Dublin while other protests were held in cities and towns...
Gustavo Capdevila, Inter Press Service
Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, leaving Royal Court of Justice on July 13th, 2011. (Photo: acidpolly/cc/flickr)
There is a window of hope, thanks to a U.N. human rights body, for a solution...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Syriza, the new ruling party in control of the Greek government, revealed its...

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Precisely fifty-four years ago, nine young black men sat at the whites-only counter of McCrory's five-and-dime in Rock Hill, S.C. and ordered burgers and cokes, for which crime they were arrested and convicted of trespassing. On Wednesday, eight surviving members of the Friendship Nine returned to court, where a judge - whose uncle had originally sentenced them - threw out the cases. Mindfully, he ruled the record of the charges be preserved: “This will remain part of our history as corrected.”