This article is part of the Haywood Burns Community Activist Journalism series.
During the eighties many activists in the United States and elsewhere embraced a simple but evocative slogan: "think globally, act locally." The message: In acting at the local level, one needed
When we last visited New York Times foreign affairs pundit Thomas Friedman during last year's Seattle protests, he was attacking critics of the antidemocratic World Trade Organization as a
The thousands of protesters who danced, marched and, in a few cases, got
clubbed by police as they tried to shut down the meetings of the World
Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Washi
"Seattle East," "A16," "Mobilization for Global Justice"--by whatever name you call it, a coalition of Teamsters and turtles, students and scholars, church, human rights, consumer and environment
Students heading for DC are bringing more than a toothbrush and a change of underwear.
Noam Chomsky is a longtime political activist, writer and professor of linguistics at MIT.
Scheduled for April 30, the Millennium March on Washington for Equality--the fourth national lesbian and gay rally on the Mall--may sound like your standard, good old-fashioned mass march on Wash