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

    • Analysis

    5 lessons from the K-pop fans who fizzled Trump’s Tulsa rally, and the Black organizers who led the way

    July 3, 2020

    As K-pop fans and Black organizers and artists are demonstrating, joyful, powerful movements draw more people in and reflect the kind of world we want to live in.

    • Analysis

    In times of rapid change, victory comes to those who train for it

    June 30, 2020

    If soldiers train for armed combat, why wouldn’t activists train for toppling the political-economic structure that’s killing our chance for a just future? The stakes are just as high.

    • Feature

    Militarized lockdowns and a predatory quarantine — the unique story of Uganda’s pandemic response

    June 26, 2020

    Uganda’s COVID-19 experience underscores the seemingly universal opportunism of authoritarians amidst crisis, as well as opportunities for resistance.