Experiments with truth: 3/24/10

    • Tens of thousands of French public sector workers held a day-long, nationwide strike yesterday to protest  against the government’s social and economic policies.
    • Code Pink pulled off a hoax by releasing a fake press release in AIPAC’s name calling for a complete freeze on Israeli settlements in the Occupied Territories. Code Pink members also dressed up in suits and handed out copies of the statement outside an AIPAC conference to confused attendees.
    • About 400 students took part Monday in a peaceful sit-in and walkout to protest the scheduled closure of their South Los Angeles charter school at the end of the academic year.
    • In Cape Town, minibus taxi representatives embarked on a one-day strike on Tuesday in protest against what they claim is intimidation and harassment by law enforcement authorities.


    Recent Stories

    • Analysis

    How to develop movement candidates and win rural governing power


    April 8, 2021

    In elections, we are facing setbacks locally and more broadly. A bold new experiment in West Virginia offers lessons for long-term success.

    • Obituary

    Remembering Rev. Richard Deats, a life-long peace movement leader and influential teacher of nonviolence

    and Rev. John Dear
    April 7, 2021

    A prolific writer and speaker, Rev. Deats strengthened grassroots movements by leading nonviolent action trainings in conflict zones around the world.

    • Feature

    Young Indigenous organizers are taking the fight against oil pipelines to Biden

    April 7, 2021

    With the Line 3 and Dakota Access pipelines threatening Indigenous land, youth from the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes ran 2,000 miles to deliver a powerful message to the new administration.