What determines the success of movements today?
The importance of timing, external factors and luck certainly leave some open questions.
This is one of the best times in history to be...
“Let us be those creative dissenters who will call our beloved nation to a higher destiny.”
Iran: A winter-spring anti-romance
To achieve a more orderly and just transition in Iran, a ceasefire is needed in the winter-spring standoff between the revolutionary generation of 1979 and the revolutionary generation of today.
Three tons of fascism with a bull bar
Fuming at the rest of us, Democracy, and the Earth.
Lessons for nonviolent activism in an era of digital authoritarianism
The world’s dictatorships are exporting repressive technologies and collaborating as they adapt to the digital era—activists should do the same.
Yes, protest can influence the Supreme Court
Time and again, history has shown that the Supreme Court does, in fact, respond to the court of public opinion.
‘Five-alarm fire’: Anger, resolve as thousands rally nationwide for reproductive rights
"Beyond protests, we will need mass meetings to plan next steps for the movement including direct action and even strikes."
West Virginia protest calls out Manchin’s coal profits
Over the weekend, 16 people were arrested after trying to block the entrance to the Grant Town Power Plant, which burns pricey waste coal bought from Sen. Manchin’s company.
Over 2,100 anti-war protesters arrested in Russia
A total of 5,500 anti-war protesters have now been detained since Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a full-scale military assault on Ukraine.
Occupy Biden demonstrates how to hold politicians accountable
A coalition completed a weeklong occupation of land close to the President’s home with two demands: that he declare a climate emergency and that he stop any new fossil fuel projects.