Stories by Nicholas Pell

Nicholas Pell is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles. Follow him on Twitter @NicholasPell. subscribe to Nicholas Pell's feed

Posted on: Jul 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Today's protesters should remember the lessons of revolutions past, but most of all they should remember the importance of debate, discussion and argument.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Lynchings and racist murders didn't end with the passage of the Civil Rights Act. Even in 2012, people of color can't walk in safety in many parts of the country.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Here are several places to look for social unrest, mass protests and perhaps even another Bastille Day.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Not a single election cycle goes by without some attempt to use fear of the "other" to win votes. Sadly, the results are sometimes successful.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Each of these movements won lasting social change. Their limitations provide lessons about what not to do, while their successes offer a guide to future action.