Howard Zinn and Paula J. Giddings: I Plead Guilty (to Insubordination)March 2015
An excerpt from Zinn's 1960 piece on the young women of Spelman College turning into protestors, and historian Paula Giddings vividly looking back on Zinn and the Spelman experience fifty-five years later.
Blacked Out in UkraineFebruary 2014
The artist and curator talk censorship in the arts and Ukraine's crackdown.
Patrick Wrigley: Menace to SocietyJune 2013
The protests in Turkey, and the government’s response, highlight a problem more complex than a single micro-managing autocrat.
Nafeesa Syeed: Setting Down Roots in Istanbul’s Gezi ParkJune 2013
Protestors in Istanbul are settling in to Gezi park, where the demonstrations across Turkey began.
Jen Marlowe: Terror and Teargas on the Streets of BahrainSeptember 2012
Protests in Bahrain have been largely ignored in Western media, but they shouldn't be.
Andy Kroll: Getting Rolled in WisconsinJune 2012
Despite a recent loss at the ballot box, the fight is far from over for unions in Wisconsin.
What’s Going to LastJune 2012
The Bolivian writer Juan Claudio Lechín on the conditions that predicate fascism and the morality of anarchism.
Alan Chin: Violence at the Chicago NATO Summit 2012May 2012
Protests at the Chicago NATO Summit get ugly... 1968-National-Democratic-Convention ugly.
Bridging the Dignity GapApril 2012
From Cairo to Wall Street, are we in the midst of a historic shift in the way governments relate to their citizens?
Mandy Van Deven: America’s Winter of Discontent: A Review of the New Anthology We Are WisconsinSeptember 2011
|The question We Are Wisconsin raises is, what will come next, now that the hornet’s nest has been disturbed?|
No “Waiting for the World to Change”March 2007
Protest now—in a few years, you'll be too much of a prick to care. In a few years, you'll have your lawn and your job and whatever's on TV tonight—everything wil seem much more important. Protest now while you still have a shred of values—the real thing to protect.