protest http://wrvo.org en Dozens arrested at Capitol as budget talks continue http://wrvo.org/post/dozens-arrested-capitol-budget-talks-continue <p></p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:51:48 +0000 Karen DeWitt 53035 at http://wrvo.org Dozens arrested at Capitol as budget talks continue Hydrofracking protesters make appearance at State of the State address http://wrvo.org/post/hydrofracking-protesters-make-appearance-state-state-address <p></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:31:12 +0000 Ellen Abbott 49686 at http://wrvo.org Hydrofracking protesters make appearance at State of the State address Trial against drone resisters continues today http://wrvo.org/post/trial-against-drone-resisters-continues-today <p></p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 13:07:48 +0000 Ellen Abbott 49518 at http://wrvo.org Trial against drone resisters continues today Protesters rally in support of minimum wage hike for fast food workers http://wrvo.org/post/protesters-rally-support-minimum-wage-hike-fast-food-workers <p><span id="primaryContentDepotPortlet.contentDescription">Cities across the country saw strikes Thursday as part of a campaign by fast food workers to raise the federal minimum wage. The movement faces strong opposition both within and outside the fast food industry.</span></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:07:05 +0000 Kate O'Connell 48166 at http://wrvo.org Protesters rally in support of minimum wage hike for fast food workers Syrian protesters gather at Syracuse University for peace vigil http://wrvo.org/post/syrian-protesters-gather-syracuse-university-peace-vigil <p></p><p>A vigil was held at Syracuse University Monday evening in opposition to a proposed U.S. led military strike in Syria. About 30 people came to show support. Syria is currently in a civil war, and the United Nationas estimates more than 100,000 people have died since 2011.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:40:03 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 43907 at http://wrvo.org Syrian protesters gather at Syracuse University for peace vigil Activists protest outside Obama speech in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/activists-protest-outside-obama-speech-syracuse <p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:16:25 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 43083 at http://wrvo.org Activists protest outside Obama speech in Syracuse Hydrofracking subject of rally at Obama's Buffalo speech http://wrvo.org/post/hydrofracking-subject-rally-obamas-buffalo-speech <p>More than a dozen people rallied in a controlled area across from Alumni Arena in Buffalo today. While some were there to ask President Obama to pull out of the Middle East and stop using drones, the majority of protesters were there to urge the president to ban the gas drilling technique known as hydrofracking. Rita Yelda is with Food and Water Watch. She says her group was hoping to get the chance to meet the president and let its voice be heard.<br> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 21:01:58 +0000 Gino Geruntino 43059 at http://wrvo.org Hydrofracking subject of rally at Obama's Buffalo speech Obama to be greeted by anti-fracking protesters http://wrvo.org/post/obama-be-greeted-anti-fracking-protesters <p>President Barack Obama is planning on visiting upstate New York this week to promote an education plan. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 10:02:07 +0000 Karen DeWitt 42811 at http://wrvo.org Obama to be greeted by anti-fracking protesters 21 arrested as progressive groups protest gridlock on key bills http://wrvo.org/post/21-arrested-progressive-groups-protest-gridlock-key-bills <p>There were several arrests at the state Capitol Tuesday. Advocates took out their anger and frustration on the Cuomo administration and leaders of the state Senate, after it became clear that a progressive agenda that includes abortion rights and public campaign financing is likely dead for the legislative session.<br><br>Government reform groups are angry at Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he is giving up too soon on an anti-corruption agenda that includes public financing of campaigns and greater prosecution powers for the state’s district attorneys.&nbsp; &nbsp; Wed, 19 Jun 2013 11:45:46 +0000 Karen DeWitt 39807 at http://wrvo.org 21 arrested as progressive groups protest gridlock on key bills Anti-fracking protestors go wherever Cuomo goes http://wrvo.org/post/anti-fracking-protestors-go-wherever-cuomo-goes <p>Whenever Governor Andrew Cuomo goes out in public these days, he seems to have a shadow. Hydrofracking foes want to keep the pressure on the governor as a decision about the controversial drilling method nears.<br> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:01:19 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24890 at http://wrvo.org Anti-fracking protestors go wherever Cuomo goes Cuomo opens state fair; faces anti-fracking protestors http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-opens-state-fair-faces-anti-fracking-protestors <p>As Governor Andrew Cuomo opened the New York State Fair in Syracuse today, every step he took on the fairgrounds was dogged by protesters opposed to hydrofracking.<br><br> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 18:45:47 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24849 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo opens state fair; faces anti-fracking protestors A day of action against hydraulic fracturing in Albany http://wrvo.org/post/day-action-against-hydraulic-fracturing-albany <p>Around 300 anti-fracking protestors rallied inside the capitol building in Albany Tuesday.</p><p>It was part of a day-long effort to convince the state to continue its ban against the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for gas in New York.</p><p> Wed, 16 May 2012 16:59:17 +0000 Catherine Loper 19366 at http://wrvo.org A day of action against hydraulic fracturing in Albany Drone Protesters on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/drone-protesters-campbell-conversations <p>Ann Wright and Kathy Kelly were both in Syracuse this week to be sentenced for their part in the protests against the MQ-9 Reaper drones in Afghanistan, which are being flown remotely from Hancock Field.&nbsp; Fri, 02 Mar 2012 18:38:55 +0000 Grant Reeher 15318 at http://wrvo.org