Experiments with truth: 12/22/10

    • Off-duty Jimmy Johns employees stood outside several locations omnMonday asking customers to sign “holiday cards” urging the franchise owners to agree to time-and-a-half pay for employees working Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as on national holidays.
    • A multiracial group gathered in Charleston, South Carolina on Monday with electric candles and signs for an NAACP-sanctioned protest of a “Secession Ball,” commemorating the state’s decision to secede from the United States of America exactly 150 years ago.


    Recent Stories

    • Feature

    Movements are vying for political power — is ‘co-governance’ the answer?

    and Paul Engler
    May 19, 2022

    As the left increasingly focuses on electoral politics, a new framework is emerging for how candidates who win should partner with social movements.

    • 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.