Experiments with truth: 8/15/11

    • About 100 people participated in a two-mile march in Santa Cruz, California on Sunday to demand a halt to construction of 32 homes on what is believed to be a 6,000-year-old Native American burial site.
    • Tunisian security forces used tear gas and truncheons Monday to disperse several hundred protesters in the capital demanding that the government step down for failing to prosecute supporters of the ousted president.
    • Tens of thousands of people gathered across Israel on Saturday to call for lower living costs in an effort to show the government their protest movement has countrywide support.


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    and Paul Engler
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    How movements settle the debate on whether to engage with political parties from the inside or outside will have a profound impact on their effectiveness.

    • Feature

    Ugandans escalate movement of ‘radical rudeness’ following violent arrest over mean tweet

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    The so-called ‘world’s friendliest people’ are finding power in vulgarity as they protest the brutal torture of a novelist for ridiculing the dictator’s son.

    • Analysis

    Should fighting for democracy take priority over building powerful social movements?

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    Activists throughout history have put social movement work on hold for the electoral arena. Determining whether to do so is a matter of strategy and calling.

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