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

    • Analysis

    5 ways to push anti-Semites out of the Palestinian solidarity movement

    June 16, 2021

    With support for Palestinian freedom hitting a new level, intentional strategies are needed to stop white nationalists looking to hijack the movement.

    • Analysis

    50 years ago, the Pentagon Papers’ success hinged on a personal conversion to nonviolence

    June 14, 2021

    Without the friendships he forged in the antiwar movement, Daniel Ellsberg might not have found the courage and support he needed to help end the Vietnam War.

    • Feature

    Unable to claim title to homes they paid to own, Salvadorans unite to fight developers for land rights

    June 10, 2021

    A new campaign for land rights is working to end the decades-old practice in El Salvador that has denied more than 350,000 families title to their property.