Rosario Dawson Arrested At Democracy Spring Protest

Rosario Dawson Arrested At Democracy Spring Protest

The Democracy Spring protests continue in Washington, D.C. with the goal of fighting corruption and money in politics. It is the largest demonstration of civil disobedience in the 21st century. Actress Rosario Dawson was recently among those arrested. Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola (ThinkTank), and Jayar Jackson, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“About 100 more people have been arrested in Washington, D.C., as part of the ongoing Democracy Spring protests against corruption and big money in politics. Wednesday marked the third consecutive day of mass arrests at the U.S. Capitol, after 85 were arrested Tuesday and more than 400 on Monday.”

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20 Responses


    Where were the food trucks 🙂 (It’s not “D.C.” without food trucks.)

    One capital policeman to another, “I like it when they keep on moving.”
    (as I walked by their police car, many moons ago)

  2. Nelson M says:

    you have to wonder how many of those cops didn’t want to arrest anyone
    because they where sympathetic… I bet a few!

  3. Ed Smith says:

    So what were you actually charged with?

  4. jsixamore says:

    I don’t understand how peaceful public protest is characterized as civil

  5. eric mation says:

    so theyre purposely getting arrested to make a point?
    nice waist of taxpayers money and police’s time.

  6. JB6789 says:

    The cops seemed very eager to handcuff her.

  7. JAY MIDDY says:

    This is all a game for you people. Are you worried about getting arrested?
    No am I gonna get hit? lol That speaks volumes about how softly the cops
    treat you people.

  8. Django Freeman says:

    these idiots keep complaining about media not covering their protest. it’s
    because you libtards protest about every goddamn thing and people really
    don’t care anymore about what is causing you great butthurt.

  9. 14Schofield says:

    What’s the difference between protesting and civil disobedience?

  10. MadnessInIsolation says:

    I’m, what some would say or consider, broke! But if I had the money I
    would’ve been there without hesitation.

  11. HI CAM says:

    Sadly, in these times, wrong trumps right. The pendulum will swing…we
    just have to keep fighting.

  12. Javier Escamilla says:

    i wish i could go but i live in Houston, TX lol

  13. CaviteChe says:

    Cenk one organization mentioned TYT Entertainment Tonight!

  14. John Sheppard says:

    hmmm…Tea Party activists were labelled “racists, bigots, mysogynists,
    homophobes…,” even though those charges were not rooted in facts by the
    left when they peacefully gathered to petition the very same government.
    Were they not against gov. corruption? waste? Consistency please,
    regardless of the narrative you’re pushing.

  15. Happ_DUDE says:

    Where is Angela Jolie? she made several trips to Syria to stir up the

  16. Euan Rice says:

    Fantastic point by Jayar, really nailed the contradictory nature of the
    Clintons ideology based solely on their personal agenda

  17. Dert Asdert says:

    looks like staged looks organized by the police and officials i saw cops
    putting wrist bands on people thats staged this is psyop and its being led
    by the elite in charge

  18. Shi'aanon Iaya says:

    I do hope you’ll get some level of the result you’re looking for. And best
    of luck to the Democracy Spring team, but ever since this began, I’m
    constantly reminded of the following quote:

    “Let them march all they want, as long as they continue to pay their
    taxes.” – Alexander Haig

    Civil disobedience comes in many forms. I suggest that the one you’re
    taking is likely to be the LEAST effective. But perhaps. also it causes the
    least disturbance to those who need to have their lives disturbed.

  19. Jacob Sabat says:

    The mainstream media is owned and controlled by the dynastic plutocratic
    families, the corporate oligarchs, and the international banksters, many of
    whom are zionists (like the neocons and members of AIPAC) and/or members of
    secret societies.

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    These 6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America.

    The Corporate Dictatorship of PBS and NPR.

    10 Brilliant Quotes by Noam Chomsky on How Media Really Operates in
    America. Chomsky’s observations about propaganda and corporate media are
    always useful to keep in mind.

    Manufacturing Consent – Noam Chomsky and the Media.

    Jewish Peace Groups Reveal Role in Spoof New York Times That Criticized
    Paper’s Stance on Israel.

    Therefore, it is imperative that each and every one of us, without
    exception, become well-informed, free of misinformation and disinformation,
    and together we will be the Media.

  20. Brent Showers says:

    Rosario Dawson is very brave and I send all my best wishes to her and her
    loved ones. She didn’t have to do this . She’s doing this for the people