Experiments with truth: 8/21/09

    • Commuters at Southern Cross station in Melbourne were surprised with the famous balcony scene from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet as part of a flash mob put together by drama students from the Victorian College of the Arts, who were protesting job losses and courses being scrapped.
    • Close to 150 people marched, chanted and honked horns in front of a high school in Richmond, Indiana yesterday to protest a new dress code.


      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.