People all across Zurich were dropping like flies on Tuesday as part of a flash-mob protest against the proposed building of nuclear power stations in Switzerland. The action simulated what might happen if a nuclear radioactivity disaster were to occur. Plus it apparently references the recently cancelled ABC show FlashForward. Hopefully, unlike the show, it met with a stronger audience reaction.
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“Prison By Any Other Name” authors Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law caution against quick-fix solutions and spotlight grassroots abolitionist movement building.
As the 19th Amendment turns 100 amid a summer of mass protest, it’s important to remember the decisive role nonviolent direct action played in hastening its ratification.