Experiments with truth: 4/28/10

    • Seven environmental activists were arrested after they chained themselves to a railroad outside of a coal mine in Wales.
    • Women gathered in Washington, D.C. yesterday in their most revealing tops, protesting an Iranian cleric who said female immodesty causes earthquakes.
    • UNC students walked out of a speech and protested conservative politician Tom Tancredo, in particular his stance on immigration. Demonstrators shouted, “Education not deportation!”
    • Thousands of students across New Jersey walked out of class yesterday to protest budget cuts.
    • Telecom employees in India are on hunger strike after their company transferred many workers to rural areas and refused to transfer them back per an accord.


    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.