Waging Nonviolence is hiring a writer to interview leading movement figures and analysts and produce one Q&A-style article per week. The writer will work with our small editorial team to identify the interview subject each week. For the most part, we’ll be looking to hear from activists, organizers and scholars who can shed light on… More
By melding theory and practice, Philadelphia’s Vanguard S.O.S. are building skills and collective power.
The 1958 voyage of the Golden Rule offers important strategic lessons on how to confront an overwhelming evil and win.
Re the Tar Sands arrests: It’s very gallant of those who can afford the time and plane fare (which uses oil-derived fuel) to get arrested in D.C., but it is futile, because it will not have the slightest affect on Obama who, get it through your heads, is a tool of the ruling class.
The rhetorical question which NOBODY seems to have asked: does not Canada have oil refineries? Shipping ports? So why a 1700 mile pipeline to Texas?? The answer, obviously, is because USA oil companies want to reap more money.
In environmental struggles, the one group of people hardly EVER paid attention to is the WORKERS. And this is a tough one, as the siren song is always JOBS. Yet, ultimately, THEY are the power: if they don’t do the work, it doesn’t get done. How do we even BEGIN to tackle this??