Experiments with truth: 5/3/10

    • Thousands gathered to march in Havana, Cuba on Saturday for International Workers Day, also known as May Day.
    • Separatists staged a sit-in in India on Saturday to demand the creation of a separate state of Vidarbha.
    • About two hundred Socialist lawmakers and supporters began a hunger strike in Albania this weekend to demand a recount of an allegedly rigged election.
    • Protests continue in Greece in the face of extreme budget cuts as the economy verges on collapse.
    • Italian unions shut down opera houses this weekend to protest an emergency decree that would affect arts funding.
    • An Albuquerque woman was on day 16 of a hunger strike on Friday to raise awareness about refugees who flee violence for poverty in the U.S.


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    • 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.

    • Announcement

    WNV is hiring a social media intern

    May 5, 2022

    Waging Nonviolence seeks a Summer 2022 social media intern to help us promote our original reporting and analysis on social movements around the world. We are a two-person editorial team, which means the intern will play an integral role in crafting and executing social media strategies. We are looking for someone with creative energy, who…
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