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

    • 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.