A column that Kate Aronoff wrote for Waging Nonviolence about what lessons Bernie Sanders can learn from British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s victory and the grassroots organization Momentum that grew out of his campaign was quoted in an article on CNN, entitled “Activists gather to seize on Sanders ‘moment,'” by reporter Gregory Krieg.
As K-pop fans and Black organizers and artists are demonstrating, joyful, powerful movements draw more people in and reflect the kind of world we want to live in.
If soldiers train for armed combat, why wouldn’t activists train for toppling the political-economic structure that’s killing our chance for a just future? The stakes are just as high.
Uganda’s COVID-19 experience underscores the seemingly universal opportunism of authoritarians amidst crisis, as well as opportunities for resistance.