Experiments with truth: 5/22/09

    • Fourteen activists shut down a coal digger at an Australian power plant
    • Three University students in New Zealand were suspended for burning the NZ flag as part of an anti-war protest on Anzac Day
    • NAACP considering a boycott and protest march at NASCAR events to force ban on Confederate flag
    • Argentine oil company forced to shut down operations after month long blockade by Indians protecting ancestral land from developmen
    • More than 200 students in Venice CA staged a sit-in to support the LA teachers union, who have been banned from striking
    • Fifteen activists were arrested outside of Rep. Rick Boucher’s office for holding a sit-in to protest his support for coal
    • Climate protesters gathered outside Tennessee Rep. Bart Gordon’s office to express opposition to the Cap and Trade bill going through Congress


    Recent Stories

    • Q&A

    Can a podcast show us how to change our hearts and minds?

    In “Reckonings,” producer Stephanie Lepp explores how people change, asking listeners to examine their own assumptions about how far they can stretch their empathy.

    • Analysis

    Will the real Gene Sharp please step forward?

    July 16, 2019

    Recent criticisms calling the founder of nonviolent theory a Cold Warrior are way off the mark. To rightly evaluate him, we need to understand the role he chose for himself.

    • Feature

    Professors and students unite to oppose cuts to Lebanon’s only public university

    July 12, 2019

    A six-week strike by teachers has bolstered a movement against proposed austerity measures targeting Lebanon’s dangerously underfunded education system.