Uganda Rises Up In Unprecedented Opposition To 31-Year Dictator

By Patience Nitumwesiga, -

By Patience Nitumwesiga for Waging Nonviolence - During the early morning hours of September 21, nine young activists — all in their twenties — hauled a coffin toward a police station in the [...]

Guatemala Rises Up Against Institutionalized Corruption

By Jeff Abbott, -

By Jeff Abbott for Waging Nonviolence - On Sept. 20, hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans demonstrated across the country against President Jimmy Morales and Congress. The protesters demanded the [...]

Yemenis Mark 3rd Anniversary Of Ansarullah Uprising

By Staff, -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis have converged in Sana'a to mark the third anniversary of the Sept. 21 Ansarullah uprising against foreign attacks. Demonstrators condemned [...]

An American Uprising: Assessing Opportunities For Progressive Political Change

By Anthony Dimaggio, -

By Anthony Dimaggio for Counter Punch - We live in a time of tremendous instability and change. Concerns about growing authoritarianism in American politics – as reflected in the rise of [...]

The Sixth Anniversary Of The Start Of The Arab Uprisings

By Gilbert Achcar, -

By Gilbert Achcar for Jadaliyya. What started in the Arab region in 2011 actually is a long-term revolutionary process which, from the beginning it was possible to predict, would take many years, [...]

CIA ‘Siren Servers’ Can Predict Social Uprisings 3-5 Days In Advance

By Tim Hinchliffe, -

By Tim Hinchliffe for The Sociable - The CIA claims to be able to predict social unrest days before it happens thanks to powerful super computers dubbed Siren Servers by the father of Virtual [...]

More Murder, Arrests And Torture: Israeli Response To Uprising In Palestine

By Richard Hardigan, -

By Richard Hardigan for Counter Punch. Waleed was freezing. He was wearing only a thin t-shirt, and it was a cold March night earlier this year in his village of Awerta, which lies just outside [...]

Soweto Uprising: Four Decades On, South Africa Still Struggles

By Andrew Faull, -

By Andrew Faull for The Conversation - June days in South Africa can be dark, cold and short. The sun rises late and sets early. Highland frosts feel their way through blades of blemished veld; [...]

The Soweto Schoolchildren’s Revolt That Shook Apartheid

By Baruch Hirson, -

By Baruch Hirson for ROAR Magazine - In this exclusive extract from Year of Fire, Year of Ash: The Soweto Schoolchildren’s Revolt that Shook Apartheid, re-published this month by Zed Books [...]

We Need To Consciously Spark, Amplify And Harness Mass Protest

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler, -

By Mark Engler and Paul Engler for Nation Books - By 1963, the Dorchester retreat center near Savannah, Georgia, had emerged as a buzzing hub of activity for the civil rights movement in the [...]

Reykjavik Rising: Iceland’s Untold Uprising

By Danny Mitchell, -

By Danny Mitchell for ROAR Magazine - October 2008, Iceland was hit by one of the worst financial disasters any nation in the world had ever experienced. In response, citizens took to the streets [...]

Holman Prison In Alabama Sees Two Mass Uprisings

By Casey Tolan, -

By Casey Tolan for Fusion - Inmates who took over part of an overcrowded prison in southern Alabama two times over the last few days are demanding that the state change its draconian sentencing [...]

Using Momentum To Build A Stronger Movement

By George Lakey, -

By George Lakey for Waging Nonviolence - We always looked forward to the annual visit of Saul Alinsky when I taught at a small graduate school. Alinsky was the terror of city hall bosses [...]

Haiti: An Anti-Imperialist Popular Revolt

By Carlos Aznárez, -

By Carlos Aznárez for Resumen Latinoamericano - Port-au-Prince and other Haitian cities are today the stage of the largest popular uprising in decades of the suffering Haitian nation. Tens of [...]

During B’more Uprising, City Officials Criminalized Hashtags

By Kevin Gosztola, -

By Kevin Gosztola in Shadow Proof - The surveillance by the city, a security company, and a corporation reflects how scared everyone was of the protesting. The uneasiness was used to justify the [...]