Experiments with truth: 7/25/11

    • Several Syrian towns observed calls for a general strike on Saturday, a day after protests in which at least nine people were killed by security forces.
    • Ecuador’s largest circulation daily newspaper has run a blank front page to  protest a $40m libel ruling imposed for running a column critical of President  Rafael Correa.
    • More than 2,000 workers at the world’s largest private copper mine have gone on strike in Chile to protest reductions in their production bonuses.


    Recent Stories

    • Feature

    The Little Big Union joins the growing movement to transform fast food

    April 22, 2019

    Using “solidarity union” tactics, workers at a popular Portland burger chain have launched a union to fight for their basic labor rights.

      How Sudan’s protesters upped the ante and forced al-Bashir from power

      April 17, 2019

      The Sudanese people took to the streets for more than a struggling economy. They were calling for freedom, peace, justice and the downfall of the regime.

      • Analysis

      Progressive coalition boycotts ‘woke-washing’ of San Francisco event space

      April 13, 2019

      Activists are confronting a San Francisco event space with a self-proclaimed “social justice” mission over gentrification and its owner’s outspoken Zionism.