Experiments with truth: 6/12/09

    Nine Greenpeace activists in the Czech Republic scaled a smokestack at a coal-fueled power plant on Wednesday and unfurled a banner that read "Stop CO2." Four of the protesters spent the night on the power plantbefore descending.
    Nine Greenpeace activists in the Czech Republic scaled a smokestack at a coal-fueled power plant on Wednesday and unfurled a banner that read "Stop CO2." Four of the protesters spent the night on the power plantbefore descending.
    • Close to 6,000 people marched in Manila on Wednesday to protest any attempt to amend the constitution and scrap next year’s presidential election.
    • Bus drivers in China’s Bazhong City went on strike over low wages, but returned to their posts when the municipal government agreed to negotiate a pay increase.


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    • 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.

    • Column

    How movements can use drama to seize the public imagination

    July 9, 2019

    Drama helps movements draw attention to their issues, but it won’t come without creativity and direct action tactics that reach beyond the choir.