Experiments with truth: 5/14/10

    • Thousands rallied at the Victoria legislature in Canada last week called for greater protection of wild salmon and friendlier aquafarming methods.
    • About two hundred protesters marched through Reno, Nevada against what they say is an epidemic of local jobs going to out-of-state workers. Nevada’s unemployment rate is 13.4%, the second highest in the country.
    • Protesters gathered in twenty cities throughout the U.S. on Wednesday against the BP oil spill.  They called for the government to seize BP’s assets in order to pay for the damage of the Gulf Coast spill.
    • Disabled athletes protested in New Delhi Wednesday, calling for better management and training facilities for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in India.


    Recent Stories

    • Analysis

    5 lessons from the K-pop fans who fizzled Trump’s Tulsa rally, and the Black organizers who led the way

    July 3, 2020

    As K-pop fans and Black organizers and artists are demonstrating, joyful, powerful movements draw more people in and reflect the kind of world we want to live in.

    • 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.