Experiments with truth: 5/11/11

    • Mauritanian secondary schoolteachers on Sunday launched a three-day strike to demand health insurance coverage, new social housing and other benefits.
    • Palestinian prisoners in four Israeli jails went on a hunger strike on Sunday in protest against the Israeli solitary confinement policy applied against tens of prisoners who have been denied their basic human rights and mainly the right to get family visits.


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    • 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.