Experiments with truth: 5/26/10

      • Members of the Fishermen Cooperative Society in coastal Pakistan gathered yesterday to protest recent police actions against villagers protesting the occupation of an ancient graveyard.
      • On Monday off the Louisiana coast, seven Greenpeace members boarded an offshore drilling support ship and painted anti-drilling messages in oil on the side of the ship.  They have since been arrested and charged with unauthorized entry.
      • Thousands of people marched in Switzerland on Monday to protest the building of nuclear power stations in the country.
      • Members of the group Manchester Plane Stupid chained themselves to the wheels of a plane on Monday to protest the expansion of the World Freight Centre at Manchester Airport, which they say will be an environmental disaster.
      • The Kayapo indigenous group in Brazil continues their month-long blockade of an Amazon highway to protest the building of a dam they say will destroy their communities and livelihoods.

      Recent Stories

      • Q&A

      How ideology can help (or hurt) movements trying to build power

      and Paul Engler
      September 22, 2023

      Political educator Harmony Goldberg discusses whether the ideological traditions of the left are helpful for practical organizing.

      • Feature

      German anti-racists get creative with ‘Rave Against the Right’

      September 19, 2023

      Leftist organizers in Germany’s far-right stronghold are building a larger base of resistance by ditching stale counter-protests for loud, colorful dance celebrations.

      • Feature

      How Guatemalans are mobilizing to defend their fragile democracy

      September 14, 2023

      A multipronged movement in Guatemala is rising to defend the surprise election of a progressive president who is under attack from the corrupt old guard.