Category: Protest! By Paki Wieland

An Interview with Saudi & Iranian Women

Laila Zane of Iran and Marwa of Saudi Arabia discuss their perceptions of each other’s countries formed while growing up. They explore topics of religion, political tension between their two nations, living as women in the Middle East, and more….

Interdependence Day Celebration 7/2/16

The First Annual Northampton Interdependence Day Festival! Children’s Theater! Street Theater! Puppets! Music! and Action! Inspiration for one and all! Led by Beth Fairservis, puppet master and visionary artist, a group of local dramatists, artists, poets, musicians and activists are…

Sigrid Schmalzer: Red Revolution, Green Revolution 2/9/16

Sigrid Schmalzer presents her new book “Red Revolution, Green Revolution: Scientific Farming in Socialist China,” which looks at how socialist political ideas influence Chinese agricultural practices and the concepts of science and modernization on which those practices are based. She…

Protest! Climate Change Protest in Paris 12/19/16

A look at the streets of Paris during the Climate Change Protests in December 2016 during the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Video by Paki Wieland Tags: Climate change, global warming, Paris, UN, United Nations, Protest, Paki Wieland, COP21, activism

Protest! Syria Panel at Smith College 2/11/16

Three prominent activists and scholars with direct connections to Syria discuss war crimes, human rights and the human cost of the Syrian conflict in a panel presentation on “Accounting for Torture in Syria.” The panelists are: Robert Ford, former U.S….