Our friends at Narco News TV have just produced another episode of their excellent series of interviews with the people who made the revolution in Egypt happen. (Don’t miss the last one, with blogger and viral video producer Aalam Wassef.) This time the star is Mohammad Abbas, who was a young member of the Muslim Brotherhood when the uprising broke out in January. He narrates its beginnings, and explains its roots in decades of organizing and coalition building. Even so, what happened on January 25th seemed to him nothing short of a miracle.
A comprehensive new book by Vietnam War draft resister Jerry Elmer documents over a century of U.S. opposition to war and the military draft.
It takes effort to track the impacts of mass mobilizations like #MeToo, Occupy or Black Lives Matter, but understanding social change is impossible without such work.
By sharing our lived experiences, I have seen how incarcerated people can stop the pipeline funneling troubled teens to prison.