Experiments with truth: 6/30/09

    Activists with Rising Tide draped this 25-foot banner on the downtown DC offices of the Environmental Protection Agency.
    Activists with Rising Tide draped this 25-foot banner on the downtown DC offices of the Environmental Protection Agency.
    • Union members upset with Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter over recent vetoes turned their backs to him in protest at an event commemorating the site of the 1914 Ludlow massacre of striking coal miners.


    Recent Stories

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    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.

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    Nursing home workers win historic agreement for higher wages and safer jobs

    June 3, 2021

    By threatening to strike and engaging in a bold civil disobedience campaign, Connecticut health care workers with SEIU District 1199 won their demands for safety and a living wage.

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    Like Biden’s bold moves on government spending? Thank social movements.

    and Paul Engler
    May 26, 2021

    In spite of the rising popularity of concepts such as the “Overton Window,” the importance of grassroots organizing is still being underestimated.