Protesters gathered in New York to rally against Atlanta Cop City on March 9, 2023

Cop City protesters charged with conspiracy for posting pictures of police online, writing ACAB

Social media posts have been used in RICO cases before.

On Sep 7, 2023 by Marlon Ettinger

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Reddit’s popular r/place closes on one final ‘F*ck Spez’ note

Reddit users are still upset at its CEO.

On Aug 3, 2023 by Andrea Guzman

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf

‘Leaning into the uncomfortable moments’: How Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf paved the path for Colin Kaepernick and other Black athletes moved to protest

Twenty years before Colin Kaepernick made a pre-game national anthem an occasion for protest, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf did the same.

On Jul 18, 2023 by Adama Munu

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‘Put some effort into your propaganda’: People doubt NYPD’s claim someone made a Molotov cocktail with Topo Chico

Is it hipster terrorism?

On May 9, 2023 by David Covucci

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The ‘Trans Day of Vengeance’ panic is a blatant attempt to stoke fear by the far-right

Right-wing commentators are mad there's a protest for trans rights coming up.

On Mar 28, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

Former President Donald Trump

‘Feds will already be in place’: Trump supporters fear his calls for protest if arrested will lead to another Jan. 6-style roundup

Trump announced he expects to be arrested Tuesday in Manhattan.

On Mar 18, 2023 by David Covucci

TikToker speaking with caption 'This is all literally being done right in front of your blank eyes right now.' (l) TikToker speaking with city district diagram with caption 'it's a city that's broken up into districts' (c) TikToker speaking outside with caption 'residents are gonna need a permit to leave their district from 2024' (r)

How ’15-minute cities’ sparked a conspiracy theory about cities becoming prisons, inspiring IRL protests

Spreading rapidly on TikTok, this conspiracy theory argues that 'walkable neighborhoods' will lead to a dystopian police state.

On Feb 23, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

UK Treasury office with transgender flag emoji

Why the U.K. Treasury is being bombarded with trans flag emojis

It is the only way people can push back.

On Jan 23, 2023 by Chris Stokel-Walker

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking outside (l) woman with paint on face speaking (c) Viola Davis in front of gray background (r)

False claim that Iran sentenced 15,000 protesters to death spread by celebs and politicians

The claim stems from a news article that went viral last week.

On Nov 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘We literally all need to walk out’: Nurse practitioner says general nurse strike is imminent

'The corruption and greed in healthcare is out of control.'

On Oct 20, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

Protestors take part during a demonstration in front of the Iranian embassy in Brussels, Belgium on Sept. 23, 2022, following the death of Mahsa Amini.

Inside Iran, protesters remain unfazed by the regime’s high-tech crackdown

Facial recognition tech and internet shutdowns aren't slowing the movement.

On Oct 13, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

Protesters holding signs 'Is Hijab a choice Mesha Amini died after being arrested and beaten savagely by the morality police in Iran, responsible for enforcing the obligation for Iranian women to wear the veil in Tehra'

‘Anonymous’-affiliated hackers claim to take down Iranian websites in support of protests

The death of a 22-year-old has led to widespread protests in Iran.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

people diving into large pool

Sri Lankans built an online network to weather economic crises—then used it to topple the government

The groundwork already existed.

On Jul 13, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

white woman putting red paint on hand caption 'A handprint over your mouth is NOT your RvW protest cosplay' (l) mural indigenous woman with red paint on mouth writing 'NO MORE STOLEN SISTERS' (c) woman with jacket with red handprint on back caption 'Stop co-opting indigenous movements' (r)

Indigenous TikToker calls out Roe v Wade protesters for co-opting imagery used to protest murdered and missing Native American women

'The bottom line is do NOT co-opt.'

On Jul 6, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Man has his priorities in order’: Man stops traffic to eat burrito during Roe v. Wade protest so that people can march

'Not all heroes wear capes.'

On Jun 29, 2022 by Lauren Castro