All posts tagged "protest"

  • Why Local Students Walked Out

    Student-organized protests drew hundreds of participants, and at one school, counter-protesters JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Wednesday hundreds of students from Jackson Hole High School, Jackson Hole Community School, Journeys School and Teton Valley High School in...

    • Posted March 15, 2018
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  • The Buzz: Preventing Protests

    Wyoming State Senate moves to criminalize your right to protest The Wyoming State Senate last week voted in favor of a bill some say could criminalize protests like the 2016 Standing Rock efforts in North Dakota. The...

    • Posted March 2, 2018
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  • The State of Protest in 2018: A Case Study

    Donald Trump’s second year in office begins like every new Star Wars movie: with the Resistance in tatters, trying to rebuild. There is plenty of internet #Resistance, ranging from insane conspiracy theories to serious commentary and organizing—but...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Make ‘Em Sing: Protest Songs in the Trumpian Era, A Nationwide List

    The only good thing about Donald Trump is that he has made time slow down. As we get older, every year seems to pass more quickly than the last in the rush toward death. But the Trump...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK: Legal, Educado & Enojado

    People marched in solidarity with ‘those in the shadows’ while Mead dodged their message. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Monday about 200 people gathered in downtown Cheyenne to march to Governor Matt Mead’s office with a letter...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Fragmented Fighting

    Resistance movements need to see the larger picture and come together accordingly. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Twenty years ago I was arrested for occupying the office of Senator Pete Domenici in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The senator and...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: Daughters of Equality

    From Jackson Hole and Lander to Cody and Cheyenne, Wyoming’s women’s marches will be counted among the efforts that helped make history. Jackson Hole, WY — The ongoing headcount for the Women’s March on Washington and its “sister...

    • Posted January 24, 2017
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  • In Pictures: The Women’s March on Jackson

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Jackson Hole was among hundreds of locales, in all 50 states and in countries on all seven continents, where people peacefully demonstrated in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. According to organizers, WMW is...

    • Posted January 21, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: Why Protest?

    What happens when people stay silent on important issues. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Since September, I’ve held a weekly protest in the Town Square. I began protesting after the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. They...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
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  • FREE SPEECH: Creative Protesting

    Local artists respond to the presidential election. JACKSON HOLE, WY – When the election results were finally announced, Walt Gerald was crestfallen. As a father of two young girls, ages 5 and 2.5, the graphic designer and...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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