Experiments with truth: 11/03/10

    • At least 600 people were arrested in India on Monday for opposing the construction of the world’s largest nuclear park in Jaitapur, and hundreds more voluntarily risk jail.
    • A group of around 20 farmers today staged a sit-in at the Ulster Bank in North Dublin in protest at the bank’s treatment of growers following the forced sale of a co-op in Balbriggan.
    • German artist Ralf Schmerberg has constructed an installation that looks like an igloo in Hamburg’s Goose Market, but is made of 322 abandoned fridges as a protest against global warming.


    Recent Stories

      Unlike the pandemic, nuclear war can be stopped before it begins

      August 4, 2020

      Seventy-five years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the anti-nuclear movement is taking big steps toward abolition.

      • Q&A

      We can’t ‘fix’ policing or prison — but we can decide how to create actual safety

      August 3, 2020

      “Prison By Any Other Name” authors Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law caution against quick-fix solutions and spotlight grassroots abolitionist movement building.

      • Feature

      A century later, the women’s suffrage movement offers a timely lesson on how to win through escalation

      July 30, 2020

      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.