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Photos: Immigration Protest Takes Place at Columbus Airport

Christine Ruddy Christine Ruddy Photos: Immigration Protest Takes Place at Columbus Airport

Hundreds of protesters gathered at John Glenn International Airport on Sunday to protest the travel ban put into place on Friday by President Donald Trump against seven Muslim-majority countries. Protesters chanted “No hate, No fear, Refugees are welcome here” and “Black Lives Matter” among other slogans of the protest movement. A Columbus Police presence was […]

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Photos: Protesters Show Solidarity With Immigrants at Columbus Airport

Katherine Forbes Katherine Forbes Photos: Protesters Show Solidarity With Immigrants at Columbus Airport

Editor’s Note: Hundreds of protestors gathered at the John Glenn Airport in Columbus on Sunday from 1pm to 4pm to protest the immigration ban placed in effect by the Trump administration on Friday. Click here to read more details about the protest. All photos by Katherine Forbes of KRForbesPhotography.

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Resist Trump Rally Planned at Ohio Statehouse Tonight

Walker Evans Walker Evans Resist Trump Rally Planned at Ohio Statehouse Tonight

Just 10 days into the Trump presidency and there appears to be little end in sight to ongoing protests and demonstrations. The Columbus chapter of the Socialist Alternative group have organized their latest effort in front of the Ohio Statehouse this evening, with a very large Facebook following indicating a large turnout. “Donald Trump is […]

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Photos: Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

A group of locals organized a protest effort today to rally against the immigration ban proposed by the Trump administration, and hundreds of supporters turned out to show their support. The event was originally slated to be held in a surface parking lot outside of the airport terminal, but photos show that the crowds marched […]

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Protest Taking Place at John Glenn Airport

Walker Evans Walker Evans Protest Taking Place at John Glenn Airport

Just a day after immigration protests took over JFK Airport in New York (and many others), a group of local organizers are calling for a similar event at the John Glenn Airport in Columbus. The event is scheduled to take place this afternoon from 1pm to 4pm and calls for a peaceful protest following the […]

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Opinion: What Comes After Protests?

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Opinion: What Comes After Protests?

Like many who attended the Women’s March on Washington, during the four-hour standing around period, I experienced a stream of sobering thoughts and ideas about what plans President Donald Trump has for me and my fellow Americans. What good could possibly come out of having someone leading my country who’s bragged about sexual assault, denied […]

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Opinion: Progressives Need to Stay Engaged Throughout Trump Administration

Shannon Hardin Shannon Hardin Opinion: Progressives Need to Stay Engaged Throughout Trump Administration

"It would be insincere to say that I’m optimistic about the next four years. I most certainly am not. But nor am I fatalistic."

With only hours until the inauguration, I remain shocked and disoriented by what happened on November 8th. A candidate who broke all the rules of politics — and most of the rules of decency — was elected, attracting more than 46 percent of the national vote. As a Democrat living in a very blue city […]

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