Environmentalists in Connecticut Protest Offshore Drilling

Connecticut activists who have teamed up with environmental advocates up and down the East Coast to oppose plans to explore and drill for oil in the Atlantic Ocean protested Monday outside a meeting for public comments on the controversial proposal.

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Venezuelans ‘Loot to Eat’ Amid Economic Tailspin

Sporadic looting, food riots and protests driven by the hungry poor have surged in Venezuela, a country that’s no stranger to unrest. But the uprisings playing out recently have a different face than the mostly middle-class protesters who took to the streets for months last year in political demonstrations trying to oust President Nicolas Maduro.

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Original Flag Burner Sues Over Failed Reboot at GOP Convention

A San Francisco man whose right to burn the flag was enshrined into U.S. law sued Cleveland and conspiracy theorist radio host Alex Jones, claiming the city suppressed a flag-burning protest at last year’s GOP convention and Jones’ InfoWars reporters gave false reports to bolster assault charges.

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