Experiments with truth: 1/19/11

    • 30 people gathered in front of Combined Systems International in Jamestown, Pennsylvania on Monday to protest the manufacturing of teargas used by the Israeli Defense Forces to maintain an illegal occupation and suppress popular nonviolent dissent.
    • Dozens of students of the University of Puerto Rico and other activists were arrested today while participating in acts of civil disobedience at the main campus in Río Piedras against the imposition of a special tuition fee.
    • Members of the World Starbucks Workers Union gathered at Union Square in New York City on Monday, where they sang, danced, chanted and held banners (Demand Union Made Lattes) outside stores before delivering letters to managers demanding input into schedules, better pay, better treatment and a monthly meeting with managers to air grievances.


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    How to develop movement candidates and win rural governing power


    April 8, 2021

    In elections, we are facing setbacks locally and more broadly. A bold new experiment in West Virginia offers lessons for long-term success.

    • Obituary

    Remembering Rev. Richard Deats, a life-long peace movement leader and influential teacher of nonviolence

    and Rev. John Dear
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    A prolific writer and speaker, Rev. Deats strengthened grassroots movements by leading nonviolent action trainings in conflict zones around the world.

    • Feature

    Young Indigenous organizers are taking the fight against oil pipelines to Biden

    April 7, 2021

    With the Line 3 and Dakota Access pipelines threatening Indigenous land, youth from the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes ran 2,000 miles to deliver a powerful message to the new administration.