Throughout history, indigenous people have been using forms of nonviolent resistance to protest the atrocities and illegal acts done by the respective federal governments.
The green bandanna has recently become a universal symbol of abortion rights and solidarity. This symbol’s journey began in Argentina, traveled across Latin America, and reached all corners of the world.
This essay was written for a class that Gabe took called Ethical Leadership at his UW in London Study Abroad Program. Disclaimer: The following blog post is not a reflection of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s …
Learn about nonviolent resistance tactics that you may not have considered, featuring stories from Guatemala to Puerto Rico.
It is no secret in the international community that the humanitarian situation in Venezuela is dire. A history of detrimental governance has driven Venezuela into political and economic ruin. Former President Hugo Chávez’s populist political ideology was characterized by a desire to nationalize Venezuelan industries and a rejection of U.S. imperialism.
In June of 2020, the killing of an unarmed young Black man received widespreadmedia attention and sparked calls for protests across Cuba. However, 52 local activists were preemptively arrested for planning such protests that called for racial justice on the island. Additionally, the state-owned communications company blocked phone and internet access the night before participants and journalists were planning to cover the protests.