Google employees considered manipulating search results to help protest Trump’s travel ban (GOOG, GOOGL)

Greg Sandoval/Sundar Pichai In early 2017, an undisclosed number of Google employees discussed via internal messages ways that they could manipulate search results in protest of President Trump’s travel ban, reports the Wall Street Journal. They suggested surfacing links to pro-immigration organizations and ways to contact government agencies when you searched for terms like “Islam” […]

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho dedicates Burnley win to Ed Woodward after fans' plane protest

Despite Marcus Rashford seeing red and Paul Pogba missing a penalty, Mourinho dedicated the win to his executive vice chairman after fans had hired a plane to trail a banner saying: “Ed Woodward: specialist in failure.” That was a reference to Woodward’s perceived failure to back Mourinho’s pursuit of central defensive targets in the summer. […]

Turks smashed their iPhones in protest of US sanctions and their plummeting currency

Screenshot/Twitter Several Turks on social media protested US sanctions and the country’s plunging currency by smashing their iPhones and chopping up US dollars.  The trend appears to have started on Wednesday, after a video of a man obliterating five iPhones with a sledgehammer went viral. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for the boycott of […]

Google employees reportedly sign letter in protest of China censorship project

Amid internal backlash over plans to bring a censored search engine to China, about 1,000 Google employees have reportedly sent a letter to company leadership asking for more answers. “We urgently need more transparency, a seat at the table, and a commitment to clear and open processes: Google employees need to know what we’re building,…Read […]

Yemeni children protest Saudi-led aggression after school bus airstrike tragedy (VIDEO)

Dozens of children took to the streets of Yemen’s capital Sanaa to protest the deadly Saudi-led bombing campaign in the country. They carried pictures of the kids slain in an airstrike that hit a school bus earlier this week. The young protesters of various ages chanted anti-Saudi slogans and carried banners in both Arabic and […]

Thousands protest in Romania capital after police crackdown

Crowds of anti-corruption protesters were back in the streets of Romania’s capital Bucharest on Saturday, following the clashes between demonstrators and riot police that left over 400 people injured on the previous day. The rallies have been spearheaded by expats who claimed that they had been forced to leave the country due to corruption. Demonstrators […]

DC metro scraps plan for special trains for Unite the Right demonstrators after workers protest

Washington’s Metrorail authorities have abandoned the idea of providing dedicated trains for white nationalists expected to descend on the capital on the anniversary of Charlottesville riots after it was slammed by a trade union. “Metro will not be having a separate train, or a separate car, or anything separate for anybody at this event that […]

Amazon warehouse workers in Europe stage protest on Prime Day

Amazon warehouse workers in Germany, Spain and Poland are hoping to call the e-commerce giant’s attention to their plea for better working conditions by going on strike on Prime Day. The workers for the company’s fulfillment centers are protesting the increase in working hours even though they don’t receive bonuses, as well as the lack […]

Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot takes responsibility for World Cup interruption when four people invaded the field

Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Sunday’s World Cup final ended with sound win by the French team over Croatia. One of the most thrilling parts of the match came when four people rushed onto the field. Now the Russian punk protest organization and band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for the game interruption. In a statement posted […]

American Jews slam Israel’s ‘racist’ nation-state bill as thousands protest against it in Tel Aviv

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Israeli capital in protest against the so-called nation-state bill, which, they say, would enable ethnic segregation. The controversial bill also drew criticism from US Jews. Demonstrators marched through the streets of Tel Aviv chanting: “Full equality and no less,” “Jews and Arabs refuse to be […]