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

    • Analysis

    Lessons for nonviolent activism in an era of digital authoritarianism

    May 17, 2022

    As autocrats become savvier in using technology to repress dissent, activists are striving to preserve the benefits of digital activism and mitigate the risks.

    • Q&A

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

    May 12, 2022

    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.