Road Trips and Resistance Blog

The Best Hospital Food In the World

I am writing this in my bed in Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in Manhattan, where the staff are extremely friendly and competent, and I have a gallstone problem that is very routine for...

The Doorstep

Jon was five years young. In those years in England, children of six would walk themselves home from school. But for the first year of school, the front of the school would mill with...

Paradise on Blue Bell Hill

Jeremy and I were brothers, born just short of twelve months apart. From our earliest recollections we had always been together, two against the world. Kids then were free range, and this Easter vacation...

Summer of Love

Jon was alone.

And then there was Gus.

Patricia Okoumou Climbs the Statue of Liberty July 4th

Patricia and Me

A few months ago I was spending my Wednesday evening as usual at the action committee of Rise and Resist, the New York City direct action group which I have spent so much time...

198 Methods of Nonviolent Action

From Gene Sharp’s book Politics of Nonviolent Action by way of the Albert Einstein Institution. Sharp carefully catalogs protests into 198 methods of non-violent action. Remarkably little has changed – Twitter campaigns are an...

ACT UP Zap Action Teach-In Outline

ACT UP was (and still is) a tremendously successful direct action group formed in 1987 to effect change in the response to the AIDS epidemic. Many of its members are still activists, and are...

Mueller Indicts 12 Russian Intelligence Officers for Hacking the Election

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. VIKTOR BORISOVICH NETYKSHO, BORIS ALEKSEYEVICH ANTONOV, DMITRIY SERGEYEVICH BADIN, IVAN SERGEYEVICH YERMAKOV, ALEKSEY VIKTOROVICH LUKASHEV, SERGEY ALEKSANDROVICH MORGACHEV,...

Don’t Trust the IDC

RAMOS, JACKSON, BIAGGI, MAY, ROBINSON, MYRIE AND DUANE TELL IDC: NO DEAL After Trump-Democrats Pass Irresponsible Budget, New Yorkers Won’t Fall For Bait and Switch April 4, 2018 IDC challengers Jessica Ramos, Robert Jackson,...

[Prof. Cadbury] Urges Good Will by Jews for Nazis (1934)

It will gain more than hate. Wernersville, Pa. June 14, New York Times.— Good will, not hate or reprisals, will end, or offset, the evils of the Hitler government’s persecution of Jews, Professor Henry...