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]
From a die-in at Picasso’s Guernica to an alternative peace summit, climate and antiwar activists made their “No to NATO” demands clear.
As a movement born in Uganda and Tanzania arrives in the United States, activists are drawing strength from lessons of earlier pipeline battles.
Reproductive justice organizers are urging support for already-existing networks and abortion funds to subvert the Supreme Court ruling.