Last week, National Radio Project’s weekly program Making Contact aired a great show that included two talks—with Egyptian journalist Namees Arnous and Ivan Marovic, one of the founders of Optor, the nonviolent student-led movement in Serbia that played a key role in the downfall of Slobodan Milosevic in 2000—recorded at the Narco News School of Authentic Journalism last May and an interview with the prominent Azerbaijani blogger and WNV contributor Arzu Geybullayeva, about their experience working to topple their respective governments.[audio: http://www.radioproject.org/sound/2011/MakingCon_110928_Ax.mp3]
The Sudanese people took to the streets for more than a struggling economy. They were calling for freedom, peace, justice and the downfall of the regime.
Activists are confronting a San Francisco event space with a self-proclaimed “social justice” mission over gentrification and its owner’s outspoken Zionism.
Green New Deal advocates in the United States should look to the Nordic countries for inspiration on how to overcome the 1 percent and address climate change.