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Bill Moyers explores how America's vast inequality didn't just happen, it's been politically engineered.
For people with COPD, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, and Asthma, Chemically Scented Products can be a major Disability Barrier. Just a quick surf on the internet shows how many people are unable to…Continue
Started by Melva Smith in Sample Title Aug 9, 2011.
Dear Fellow Activists. What do you all think about a scent-free Olympics? If you or someone you know finds scented products to be a disability barrier, you might be interested in knowing that there…Continue
Started by Melva Smith in Sample Title Jun 21, 2011.
I've been active now in a concerted way for many years, and I've worked on a number of causes and with many different people. Most of these relationships have been very positive. Activists are…Continue
Excerpts from Koopmans, Ruud (2004) ‘Protest in time and space: the evolution of waves of contention’, in David A. Snow, Sarah A. Soule and Hanspeter Kriesi (eds), The Blackwell Companion to Social Movements. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 19–46.
A simple repetition of past patterns of protest by dissidents is [...] unlikely to lead to such an exposure of political opportunities. Regimes have established ways of dealing with known types of protest and…Continue
A few months ago, a group of experts on nonviolence from around the world gathered in New York to consider how those outside a country subject to dictatorship or repression might help those within it fighting for democracy.
The result was this document, a list of nonviolent techniques that can and have been used against repressive…Continue
In 1919 Rothschild’s Business Roundtable launched the Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIIA) in London. The RIIA soon spawned sister organizations around the globe, including the US Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), the Asian Institute of Pacific Relations, the Canadian Institute of International Affairs, the Brussels-based Institute des Relations Internationales, the Danish Foreign Policy Society, the Indian Council of World Affairs and the Australian Institute of International…Continue
Davos is a municipality of Switzerland and is host to the World Economic Forum (WEF), an annual meeting of global political and business elites (often referred to simply as Davos).
The World Economic Forum is "an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas." from the…
Someday, it will go down in history as the first trial of the modern American mafia. Of course, you won't hear the recent financial…Continue
Insights from Civil Resistance Struggles in China, Panama, and Kenya from 1985-1992
In the 1980s, the world was captivated as East Germans brought down the Berlin wall and the Filipino “people power” movement ousted long-standing dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Yet other civil resistance movements during this time failed to achieve political change. Researchers have largely focused on successful nonviolent uprisings. Little attention has…Continue