Pasadena: Occupy the Rose Parade plans to descend upon the annual showcase of flowered floats and bands with a undetermined number of protesters. Pasadena police officials have said there could be between 200 and 1,000 protesters. However, Occupy hasn't released any firm numbers to this newspaper. The New York Times reported as many as 40,000 protesters could show for the Rose Parade.
Access to the vote is now in jeopardy for many students and youth due to a slew of changes to state election laws passed in North Carolina, Texas and other states in recent years.
The upcoming UN Conference on Small Island Developing States will provide an opportunity to increase international cooperation and knowledge sharing between regions.