Experiments with truth: 1/22/10


      • About 100 inmates at the Varick Federal Detention Center in Lower Manhattan refused to go to the mess hall on Tuesday morning and gave guards a flier declaring they were on a hunger strike to protest detention policies and practices.

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      • Analysis

      Lessons for nonviolent activism in an era of digital authoritarianism

      May 17, 2022

      As autocrats become savvier in using technology to repress dissent, activists are striving to preserve the benefits of digital activism and mitigate the risks.

      • Q&A

      ‘Poison for the people’ — How an exiled activist is countering Russia’s propaganda machine

      May 12, 2022

      Environmental activist Evgeniya Chirikova once helped save a forest in Moscow. Now she’s trying to give voice to Russian activists and journalists resisting Putin’s regime.

      • Feature

      A rural protest for accountability and transparency brews in India

      May 10, 2022

      Facing extreme poverty and a lack of basic services, a movement in Rajasthan is renewing its push for an ambitious law to hold officials accountable.