It’s fair to ask: ‘Can we just stop fracking, already?’
Despite the cynics, social movement uprisings are producing some remarkable wins.
Three Times When the World Broke Open– and Two When it Might Again
Popular uprising have ramifications that go beyond immediate legislative results, and they can alter the climate of political debate.
Like those of Black Lives Matter activists today, King’s methods were widely criticized— even when they were effective.
Like Bernie Sanders today, Martin Luther King, Jr. considered launching a presidential campaign to oppose military interventionism and promote democratic socialism. Here’s why he decided against it.
Protests work when they escalate, refusing to be silenced. And right now, urgent cries for racial justice must not go unheard.
Sometimes those who are creative and daring – those who paddle hard and bring enough friends – prevail in spite of cynics and detractors.
Some have asked whether it’s finally ‘time to break up with Amazon’.
Despite the demonstrated power of sacrifice and disruption, it is rare that groups risk either in significant measure — and even rarer that the two are combined in thoughtful and creative ways