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

      • Analysis

      In times of rapid change, victory comes to those who train for it

      June 30, 2020

      If soldiers train for armed combat, why wouldn’t activists train for toppling the political-economic structure that’s killing our chance for a just future? The stakes are just as high.

      • Feature

      Militarized lockdowns and a predatory quarantine — the unique story of Uganda’s pandemic response

      June 26, 2020

      Uganda’s COVID-19 experience underscores the seemingly universal opportunism of authoritarians amidst crisis, as well as opportunities for resistance.

      • Feature

      The struggle to protect the Sacred Place Where Life Begins — Indigenous groups lead fight against Arctic oil drilling

      June 24, 2020

      A nationwide grassroots movement led by the Gwich’in people may soon reach its long-sought goal: permanent protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.