Tag: activist


Hong Kong Bans Activist Joshua Wong

Joshua Wong, the prominent pro-democracy activist from Hong Kong, has been disqualified from running in forthcoming district council elections. The 23-year-old – who rose to prominence in the 2014 ‘Umbrella’ protests for electoral reform – said the decision was “clearly politically driven”. Wong has been arrested twice since mass protests in the city began in early summer, is the only […]


Dick Gregory Dead At 84

Richard Claxton “Dick” Gregory, the renown American civil rights activist, social critic, writer, entrepreneur, comedian, conspiracy theorist, and actor died August 19, 2017, at the age of 84. Born on October 12, 1932, in St. Louis, Missouri, Gregory became not only a pioneer in stand-up comedy but was a leading voice during the turbulent 1960s against racial injustice. Gregory was […]


Can Obama Be A Different Kind Of Former President?

President Donald J. Trump is viewed both by the press and Republican Party supporters as different, not only in terms of his candidacy in the past general election, but also in his current position as President of the U.S. Trump has made several unorthodox moves that have left a number of pundits puzzled, and the opposition Democratic Party leadership dizzy. […]