Articles, news, campaigns and events about research


FOR Campaigns and Services

Research Delegation to Venezuela
Stronger Together: A look at agriculture, economic systems and reform in Venezuela
Jul 6, 2012, 12:24pm Shauen V. T. Pearce
Day 5 of the research delegation to Venezuela - The common explanation of the status of Afro-Venezuelans by the self-identified Venezuelan “middle-class” was very much like that of the United States. Some promoted the need to “look beyond slavery,”...
Jul 6, 2012, 11:34am Shauen V. T. Pearce
On June 21st, seven of us landed in Caracas, Venezuela; each for the first time under President Chavez’s term in office. I was immediately struck by the calmness of the airport, stillness of the night, and relieved. Compared to Iran, Colombia, or...
Jun 19, 2012, 2:59pm Shauen V. T. Pearce
Current FOR status: Discontinued.This June, the Alternative Education Research Institute (AERI) has organized a research delegation to Venezuela that consists of researchers, educators and community activists from various disciplines to engage...
Apr 30, 2012, 5:40pm John Lindsay-Poland
Sign up for a free webinar from Militarism WatchWednesday, May 2, 2:00 pm Eastern Time Sam Diener Pat ElderStudent information is automatically released to military recruiters in school districts across the country, giving privileged...
Apr 4, 2012, 2:51pm John Lindsay-Poland
Compiled by Seth Kershner, Militarism Watch Research AssociateBroad Overviews and CritiquesSoldiers of Misfortune: Abusive U.S. Military Recruitment and Failure to Protect Child Soldiers. A report prepared by the New York Civil Liberties...
Mar 26, 2012, 2:52pm John Lindsay-Poland
This session will address how to use the Freedom of Information Act as a means to obtain key documents and information about U.S. military activities. The two resources are the Freedom of Information Act Guide and link to the webinar on using ...
Mar 26, 2012, 2:47pm John Lindsay-Poland
This section will develop practice for preparing for and conducting interviews of people who may be allies in your activism and people in government and the military. You will identify persons to interview, prepare questions, and hopefully, conduct...
Mar 26, 2012, 2:39pm John Lindsay-Poland
Online Government SourcesIn this session we focus on using online sources, including some US government-issued reports, to research US military programs. Our focus will be international programs, and specifically military training and arms sales....