Experiments with truth: 6/22/11

    • A group of about 20 artists snuck into the Boston Museum of Fine Art last night with their works and turned the bathrooms in the new Art of the Americas wing into a make-shift gallery to protest the lack of attention on local artists.
    • Saturday marked the second International Day of Action Against the Tar Sands, as people in twenty US cities took action to expose the companies driving demand for the world’s most destructive industrial project and carbon polluter, such as fruit producers Dole and Chiquita.
    • An estimated 1,000 farm workers marched in Sacramento on June 16th to urge Gov. Brown to sign a bill that would protect farm worker safety. On Friday, the day after the bill went to the governor, a number of farm workers and their allies began a hunger strike.


    Recent Stories

    • Analysis

    5 lessons from the K-pop fans who fizzled Trump’s Tulsa rally, and the Black organizers who led the way

    July 3, 2020

    As K-pop fans and Black organizers and artists are demonstrating, joyful, powerful movements draw more people in and reflect the kind of world we want to live in.

    • Analysis

    In times of rapid change, victory comes to those who train for it

    June 30, 2020

    If soldiers train for armed combat, why wouldn’t activists train for toppling the political-economic structure that’s killing our chance for a just future? The stakes are just as high.

    • Feature

    Militarized lockdowns and a predatory quarantine — the unique story of Uganda’s pandemic response

    June 26, 2020

    Uganda’s COVID-19 experience underscores the seemingly universal opportunism of authoritarians amidst crisis, as well as opportunities for resistance.