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2014-06-09 23:07:18

Delaware attorney Brian Zulberti, Esq. spent 136 hours fasting outside the Supreme Court to protest social media firings. The hunger strike ended on Day Six when an ambulance took Zulberti to Howard University Hospital after he collapsed. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 For months, Delaware attorney Brian Zulberti, Esq. carefully planned for his Hunger Strike outside the United States Supreme Court to protest social media firings. For six days, he spread his message to hundreds...

2014-03-11 08:36:13

For the last few years turnout in major public events has been growing steadily. OSLO, Norway, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the last few years turnout in major public events has been growing steadily. The growing awareness on the importance of public gatherings seems to be the main reason why a lot of people are attending public events. Unlike some years back, people these days know which public events to attend and when to do it. Public events are no longer optional in...

2013-06-09 23:02:00

In response to an article published on The Wall Street Journal, social media marketing agency fishbat discusses the increased use of social media in Turkey to effectively achieve social change. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 On June 9, social media marketing agency, fishbat, discusses an article published on The Wall Street Journal which analyzes Turkey´s recent increase in Twitter use due to growing political protests. According to an article published on The Wall Street Journal,...

2013-04-02 12:59:34

As the long-term impact of the Arab Spring continues to take shape, research from political scientists at Princeton University and New York University warns that the protests that swept across the Middle East and North Africa could mark more of an isolated occurrence than a permanent rise of people power in the region. In a paper published online in January by the American Journal of Political Science, "People Power or a One-Shot Deal? A Dynamic Model of Protest," Princeton politics...

2009-09-20 14:31:44

Nearly 60 protesters gathered outside of Atlanta City Hall to protest a recent police raid on a local gay nightclub, an activist says. Community activist Mike Alvear told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Saturday's protest was intended to oppose the raid of Atlanta Eagle on Sept. 10 that resulted in 62 club patrons being detained and allegedly searched illegally. We were mugged by the police, Alvear, 50, said at Saturday's protest. They stole our dignity the same way crooks steal our...

2009-09-14 14:45:19

Organizers of a rally against a ban on nudity at a traditionally clothing-optional California beach said more than 100 people disrobed for the protest. Allen Baylis, the Huntington Beach, Calif., attorney who organized the Sunday protest, said participants shed their clothing at the San Onofre State Beach's Trail 6 and held up signs protesting the state Department of Parks and Recreation's ban on nudity at the location, the Orange County (Calif.) Register reported Monday. It shows the Parks...

2009-05-27 11:43:00

Flash Activists Leverage Wetpaint to Organize Rallies in 120 Cities Opposing the CA Supreme Court Decision Upholding Proposition 8 SEATTLE, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The trend of online organization leading to offline activism continued yesterday as tens of thousands of protestors rallied in over 120 cities, all planned by Day of Decision grassroots activists on a Wetpaint-powered website. The demonstrations were planned by activists using Wetpaint to create web pages that served as a...

2009-05-26 14:18:00

Visit http://dayofdecision.wetpaint.com to Find Where Protest Will Happen in Your City SEATTLE, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- With tens of thousands expected to turn out in more than 100 cities worldwide to protest today's California Supreme Court ruling on Proposition 8, Day of Decision is using the Wetpaint platform to easily and quickly organize the simultaneous events. Built by grassroots activists over the last several months in anticipation of today's ruling, http://dayofdecision.wetpaint.com...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.