AllSides Balanced Search reveals information and ideas from all sides of the political spectrum so you can get the full picture.
Jun 23 2020
Protesters attempted to topple a bronze statue of President Andrew Jackson in a park next to the White House on Monday night but were thwarted when police intervened.
The scene unfolded dramatically as hundreds of demonstrators protesting police brutality locked arms around the statue in Lafayette Square shortly before 8 p.m., while chanting, “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Andrew Jackson’s got toWashington Post
Jul 18 2020
GRANT PARK — An 18-year-old activist who had just spoken to a crowd protesting at the Christopher Columbus statue in Grant Park had several front teeth knocked out by a Chicago Police officer Friday evening, according to video and multiple elected officials.
An outraged Ald. Jeanette Taylor (20th) said Miracle Boyd, 18, of the group GoodKids MadCity was assaulted by a police officerBlock Club Chicago
Jun 25 2020
President Trump in a late-night tweet said it is sad to see states allowing “wise guys, anarchists & looters” to topple statues and monuments during protests.
The president stood his ground in opposing efforts by protesters to remove or vandalize public statues and monuments of controversial historical figures, saying it’s “important” for people to “learn from them.”
Jun 23 2020
Left-wing activist Shaun King called Monday for the removal of statues, murals and stained glass windows that depict Jesus as a “white European,” which he claimed “are a form of white supremacy.”
“Yes, I think the statues of the white European they claim is Jesus should also come down,” King, a former surrogate on Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’s 2020 presidential campaign, wrote onThe Daily Caller
Jun 25 2020
Donald Trump is convinced he's the second coming of Richard Nixon. We'll leave aside the psychoanalysis of why someone might be so eager to present himself as heir to one of the greatest villains in American history, but Trump hasn't been subtle about his belief that he can replicate Nixon's 1968 electoral victory by triggering the same animus against civil rights activists and leftistSalon
Nov 23 2021
Thomas Jefferson statue removed from NYC City Hall because former US president, author of Declaration of Independence owned slaves
A statue of Thomas Jefferson — America's third president and the author of the Declaration of Independence — was removed Monday from City Hall in New York City, where it stood for nearly two centuries, because Jefferson was a slave owner, the New York Post reported.
What are the details?
About a dozen art handlers with Marshall Fine Arts spent several hours carefully removing theThe Blaze
Dec 27 2019
LATE LAST MONTH, IN THE MIDST of divisive national elections in Britain, officials from across the political spectrum took a private train to Plymouth, in southwest England, on a rare mission of comity.
They went to the unveiling of a statue of Nancy Astor, the first woman to sit in Britain’s Parliament, on the centenary of her election to represent Plymouth. The statue, like the trainColumbia Journalism Review
Aug 14 2019
Acting Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli announced a change in the “public charge” rule Monday that will deny green cards for immigrants on Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers, and other public welfare. It of course elicited liberally charged questions from reporters.
The “public charge” rule, enacted in 1882, requires green card applicants to proveThe Federalist
Jul 08 2020
Perspectives BlogTear them down and destroy them These statues glorify racism and hate. We must tear them down now to have our voices heard and to drive change. See arguments » Tear them down and put them in museums These statues glorify racism and hate. We must take them down, and put them in museums to warn against the evils of the past. See arguments » Discuss and Julie Mastrine