Experiments with truth: 9/28/09

    • Thousands of students, faculty members and other employees of the University of California system protested budget cuts Thursday across the state.
    • On Friday, hundreds of people from the town of Na’lin and international activists from Spain, Italy, Britain, Sweden and the United States participated in the weekly nonviolent march to the seperation wall erected by Israel. Eight people were injured by gas canisters shot directly into the crowds and three were arrested.


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    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.