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

    • 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.

    • Column

    How movements can use drama to seize the public imagination

    July 9, 2019

    Drama helps movements draw attention to their issues, but it won’t come without creativity and direct action tactics that reach beyond the choir.