Experiments with truth: 6/5/09

    • 200 farmers in Australia rallied outside Parliament in Sydney to support a bill that would stop mining on prime agricultural land, an issue they feel government has overlooked for too long.
    • Many Chinese internet sites forced to shut down by the government crackdown on the Tiananmen Square anniversary are staging a inconspicuous protest by saying they are closed for “Chinese Internet Maintence Day” rather than simply have their site fail to load.


    Recent Stories

    • 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.