Experiments with truth: 10/12/11

    • Chicago police arrested 21 people protesting against economic inequality on Tuesday at two rallies. The arrests came a day after thousands of people including teachers, religious leaders and union workers marched in downtown Chicago to voice mounting anger over joblessness and economic woes in protests that snarled rush-hour traffic.
    • Approximately 100 protestors, affiliated with October2011  Stop the Machine, and some from the Occupy D.C. movement, showed up at the Hart Senate Office Building yesterday morning for a “flash mob” protest, chanting phrases like “End War Now” and “The People United Will Never Be Defeated” and “We Are the 99 Percent.” Six were arrested.
    • New strikes hit Greece on Tuesday as the government finalised talks with its EU-IMF creditors on additional spending cuts to secure payment of a bankruptcy-saving loan.
    • Workers for Bosnia’s Republika Srpska (RS) state company “Railway RS” have been on strike for the last two days and are asking management to  fulfill their requirements for improving the collective agreement.


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    • Q&A

    The clash between history and today’s movements — a conversation with Rev. James Lawson

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    Called the “architect of the nonviolent movement in America” by John Lewis, Rev. James Lawson discusses the roots and power of nonviolence.

    • Analysis

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    During a week of action with over 600 arrests, water protectors occupying the Bureau of Indian Affairs showed that caring for one another is directly connected to caring for the Earth.

    • Feature

    Why activism needs to be part of any meaningful climate education

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    Simply teaching kids about the science of the climate crisis isn’t enough. To prevent feelings of disempowerment, they need to see how they can make a meaningful impact.