Experiments with truth: 9/27/10

    • Five Rainforest Action Network activists hung two billboard sized banners a downtown Minneapolis skyway during Thursday’s morning rush hour, calling attention to Cargill’s continuing role in the destruction of some of the world’s last remaining rainforests.
    • Some 300 female and male textile workers in the Northern Iranian city of Rasht staged a rally across the governor’s mansion to demand seven months of back wages.
    • In northern Uganda, Limu residents have begun planting cassava, yams, sugarcane, and potatoes in the middle of a road that leads to Gulu University to protest its atrocious condition.


    Recent Stories

    • Q&A

    Can a podcast show us how to change our hearts and minds?

    In “Reckonings,” producer Stephanie Lepp explores how people change, asking listeners to examine their own assumptions about how far they can stretch their empathy.

    • Analysis

    Will the real Gene Sharp please step forward?

    July 16, 2019

    Recent criticisms calling the founder of nonviolent theory a Cold Warrior are way off the mark. To rightly evaluate him, we need to understand the role he chose for himself.

    • Feature

    Professors and students unite to oppose cuts to Lebanon’s only public university

    July 12, 2019

    A six-week strike by teachers has bolstered a movement against proposed austerity measures targeting Lebanon’s dangerously underfunded education system.