Experiments with truth: 8/17/11

    • Bolivian indigenous activists started a long protest march on Sunday from the Amazon plains to the country’s capital against a government plan to build a 306km highway through a national park in indigenous territory.
    • Jubilant students at Glasgow University were celebrating a victory on Monday night after one of the longest sit-ins in British history. The students will move out at the end of the month after reaching agreement with the university which they say will ensure no further cuts and a new club.
    • Roughly 25 percent of the Trinidad’s police officers joined in a one-day strike on Monday to protest the government’s offer of a 5 percent pay raise, which the union says that isn’t enough.


    Recent Stories

    • Analysis

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    While radical nonviolent protesters are often ridiculed and hated, there is little evidence that their tactics have negative consequences for the overall movement.

    • Excerpt

    How activists sailed into a war zone and helped build the mass movement against the Vietnam War

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    At a time when Americans had little interest in the Vietnam War, a small peace group decided to stir people to action by sailing past the military to deliver needed medicines.

    • Q&A

    After Club Q, how do we stop the system from taking more trans lives?

    December 2, 2022

    Queer activist and movement lawyer Z Williams discusses what needs to be done to achieve queer and trans liberation.