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YSK this little-known origin story of the English Defence League (EDL), a notorious right-wing anti-islamist protest group from the UK

YSK this little-known origin story of the English Defence League (EDL), a notorious right-wing anti-islamist protest group from the UK <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>According to its wikipedia page, the English Defence League was formed on the 27th June 2009, in

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TIL that in 1996, Rage Against the Machine played Saturday Night Live with host Steve Forbes. In protest of billionaires like Forbes, they hung two upside-down flags from their stage, against the wishes of staff. After a confrontation with SNL stagehands, they were kicked out before the second song.

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TIL that in 1996, Rage Against the Machine played Saturday Night Live with host Steve Forbes. In protest of billionaires like Forbes, they hung two upside-down flags from their stage, against the wishes of staff. After a confrontation with SNL

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TIL after the producers of the 1994 ACM Awards told Alan Jackson he would have to sing over a backing track instead of live instrumentation, he had his drummer “play” without sticks in an act of protest (video included).

TIL after the producers of the 1994 ACM Awards told Alan Jackson he would have to sing over a backing track instead of live instrumentation, he had his drummer “play” without sticks in an act of protest (video included). submitted

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TIL that at 92 years of age Kevin Bacon’s dad rode a skateboard in love park in protest of the city banning skaters from the park that he had designed.

TIL that at 92 years of age Kevin Bacon’s dad rode a skateboard in love park in protest of the city banning skaters from the park that he had designed. submitted by kharbachay [link] [490 comments] Source: top scoring links

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TIL that women were not allowed to wear pants on the U.S. Senate floor until 1993 after Senators Barbara Mikulski and Carol Moseley Braun defiantly staged a protest by wearing pantsuits.

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TIL that women were not allowed to wear pants on the U.S. Senate floor until 1993 after Senators Barbara Mikulski and Carol Moseley Braun defiantly staged a protest by wearing pantsuits. submitted by HugzNStuff [link] [522 comments] Source: top scoring

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TIL three masked instigators at a peaceful protest in Quebec were found out to be undercover police. Protestors figured it out when they noticed the boots they were wearing were the same as police.

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TIL three masked instigators at a peaceful protest in Quebec were found out to be undercover police. Protestors figured it out when they noticed the boots they were wearing were the same as police. submitted by smokeTO [link] [1032 comments]

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How does the Westboro Baptist Church get all the money to travel all over the place to protest?

How does the Westboro Baptist Church get all the money to travel all over the place to protest? submitted by conradsymes [link] [5 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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YSK about the net neutrality protest in two days (Nov.6th)!

YSK about the net neutrality protest in two days (Nov.6th)! So there are going to be nation wide protests in 2 days (November 6th) in support of net neutrality. The protests will be held in a few cities. The north

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LPT: Open unlocked bathroom doors carefully so if someone is inside they have time to protest.

LPT: Open unlocked bathroom doors carefully so if someone is inside they have time to protest. Anytime I open an unlocked bathroom door (say, a single-toilet lockable bathroom at a restaurant or gas station), I push the door open quickly

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YSK: The internet slowdown protest day was a hit and Comcast declares war on TOR

YSK: The internet slowdown protest day was a hit and Comcast declares war on TOR The internet slowdown day protest which was held on September 10th was a hit. The Latest Internet Slowdown numbers are: Number of websites participating using

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