Experiments with truth: 9/17/10

    • Hundreds of people in Pittsburgh and Binghmaton protested plans of gas drilling in Pennsylvania and New York this week.
    • On Wednesday a group of Taiwanese writers, musicians and artists protested a controversial plan by Kuokuang Petrochemical Technology Co to build oil refineries on ecologically sensitive wetlands along the coast of Dacheng Township.
    • Activists from the Campaign Against Climate Change in England came to the Whitehall office of the Department of Energy and Climate Change on Wednesday to protest government subsidies for agrofuel production, which harms the environment, displaces indigenous peoples and leads to food shortages.


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    ‘Poison for the people’ — How an exiled activist is countering Russia’s propaganda machine

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    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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