Experiments with truth: 7/27/10

    • After teaching at the Bangladesh International School (English Section) in Jeddah, at least six teachers suddently found themselves to be jobless and staged a sit-in protest at the school premises to challenge their termination allegedly without any prior notice.
    • Fiat workers went on strike Friday to protest against the size of a bonus and the firing of five of their colleagues in a sign of mounting tensions over Fiat’s plans for its operations in Italy.
    • The unexplained disappearance of a Coptic priest’s wife in Upper Egypt led to a sit-in staged by thousands of Copts at the Coptic Patriarchate in Cairo last Friday, to protest what they consider “collusion by the state security services.”


    Recent Stories

    • Feature

    Global health activists say it’s time we ask Big Pharma to make a sacrifice

    July 29, 2021

    After making billions on subsidized vaccines, the access to medicines movement is calling on Biden to intervene more forcefully with pharmaceutical companies to end the pandemic.

    • Analysis

    Making our demands both practical and visionary

    and Paul Engler
    July 27, 2021

    How social movements are employing the concept of the “non-reformist reform” to promote far-reaching change.

    • Analysis

    Why we need a movement to abolish COVID vaccine patents now

    July 21, 2021

    While the call by activists to waive TRIPS is an important first step to scale up COVID vaccines, it actually needs to be abolished.