In Puri, in the eastern Indian state of Bhubaneswar, Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik made this cool sand sculpture in support of the nonviolent uprising in Egypt. If you have any other photos of creative nonviolent actions outside of Egypt in solidarity with the pro-democracy movement there, please email them to me at email@example.com, and we’ll post the best on this site.
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.
A six-week strike by teachers has bolstered a movement against proposed austerity measures targeting Lebanon’s dangerously underfunded education system.
Drama helps movements draw attention to their issues, but it won’t come without creativity and direct action tactics that reach beyond the choir.