Tag Archives: Resistance Movements

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STORY & PHOTO GALLERY | Austin takes to the streets

Spirited resistance movement sparks hope amid the fear and loathing. By Thorne Dreyer | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2017 Gallery of photography by Alan Pogue, James Retherford, and Nathalia Ochoa, below. AUSTIN — As we suffer through the … finish reading Thorne Dreyer; Alan Pogue, James Retherford,
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STORY & PHOTO GALLERY | Austin takes to the streets

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Harry Targ :
Contradictions in this political moment

It’s unclear what the contradiction between reaction and resistance will bring in the months ahead. By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | December 7, 2014   On contradictions Political philosophers influenced by the writings of Marx and Engels emphasize … finish reading Harry Targ :
Contradictions in this political moment

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Harry Targ : Global Challenges to the International Order

Women protest in Cairo during Arab Spring. Image from Organizing Upgrade. The empire in disarray:Global challenges to the international order Latin American and African dependency theorists and “bottom-up” historians have argued for a long time that resistance must be part … finish reading Harry Targ : Global Challenges to the International Order

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘We Are Many’ Offers Thoughtful Analysis of Occupy Movement

From occupation to liberation:A review of ‘We Are Many’ By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | December 11, 2012 This aesthetically pleasing volume has the best overall take to date on the meaning of Occupy, its shortcomings and strengths, … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘We Are Many’ Offers Thoughtful Analysis of Occupy Movement

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Chris Hedges : Heartland Resistance to the Pipeline

Treesitters in Winnsboro, Texas. Photo from the Tar Sands Blockade.Resistance in the heartland:The Great Tar Sands Blockade Ranchers, farmers, and enraged citizens, often after seeing their land seized by eminent domain and their water supplies placed under mortal threat, have … finish reading Chris Hedges : Heartland Resistance to the Pipeline

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Social Forum Movement : ‘Another World is Possible’

Mural from 2009 Kentucky Social Forum, promoting U.S. Social Forum, June 22-26, 2010, in Detroit.Resistance to ‘globalization’:The Social Forum movement At the dawn of the new century, a new tradition, inspired by the hundreds of years of resistance, was launched… … finish reading Social Forum Movement : ‘Another World is Possible’

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FARC in Colombia : A History of Armed Resistance

“Por la nueva Colombia, la patria grande y socialismo.”(“For the new Colombia, the greater fatherland, and socialism.”) — FARC motto. Photo from HubPages. Armed struggle for land reform and justice:Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia By Marion Delgado / The Rag … finish reading FARC in Colombia : A History of Armed Resistance

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Honduras : Anti-Coup Gay Activist Assassinated

LGBT activist Walter Tróchez was murdered this week.He documented homophobic violence:Honduran gay activist Walter Tróchez murdered By Doug Ireland / December 18, 2009 Walter Tróchez, 25 years old, a well-known LGBT activist in Honduras who was an active member of … finish reading Honduras : Anti-Coup Gay Activist Assassinated

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Honduras : A Deal is Cut to Reinstate Zelaya

Zelaya supporter shouts slogans outside the National Congress. Photo from AFP.Compromise deal restores ZelayaRiot police meet demonstrators with tear gasBy David Holmes Morris / The Rag Blog / October 30, 2009 See Val Liveoak’s analysis of the latest developments — … finish reading Honduras : A Deal is Cut to Reinstate Zelaya

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Faultlines in Honduras : 100 Days of Resistance

Fault Lines — 100 Days of Resistance One hundred days since the coup d’état that ousted Manuel Zelaya, Fault Lines travels to Honduras to look at polarization and power in the Americas, and finds resistance and repression in the streets. … finish reading Faultlines in Honduras : 100 Days of Resistance

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Honduran Resistance : Strong, Nonviolent and Persistent

Supporters of Honduras’ ousted president Manuel Zelaya walk during a rally at Suyapa neighborhood in Tegucigalpa, September 9, 2009. Photo by Edgard Garrido / Reuters.How do we respond?Honduran resistance remains strong If it succeeds, especially if it continues its use … finish reading Honduran Resistance : Strong, Nonviolent and Persistent

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Robert Jensen : Beyond Grief and Rage: Palestine and the Politics of Resistance

Israeli and American Flags Lapel Pin / Judaica Heaven!. The grief is achingly real, and the rage is morally justified. Our task today is to think about how to channel the power of those emotions into effective political action. By … finish reading Robert Jensen : Beyond Grief and Rage: Palestine and the Politics of Resistance

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