activism

Grassroots campaigns have proven instrumental in bringing about political, social or environmental change; you've got to start somewhere-might as well start here.

Lady Gives Birth to Cat
Inspired by a conversation heard on BBC Radio Leicester, in which presenter Jo Whiley talked to her guest, a professor at DeMontfort University in Leicester, about verification of stories by journalis...
V. Renae4 days ago
Another Election Think Piece
It was nice to see a succinct picture, a sentiment shared by thousands like me, that with a click of a button could speak for me and my feelings about what has happened in this country. But no one spe...
Claire Woodham4 days ago
Save the Elephants
An elephant is killed every fifteen minutes for its ivory. 8 months ago, I learned that Don Young, rep. for Alaska was trying to push a bill through Congress. That bill is called The African Elephant ...
SR James13 days ago
The Serial Killers We May Never Catch
If I weren't writing about the deaths of real people, with real lives and loves and hearts, this entire thing could almost be taken as comical. A woman in a coma was found fit-to-work by Work Capabili...
SHEREEN RENEE17 days ago
Bracing for #Trump2020
The Democratic Party, whether liberal or conservative within, have been hiking and booting up any and all scraps they can find of any kind of discord in Donald Trump's D.C., so when Arizona Senator Je...
Heinz Weverink17 days ago
The View From the Dumpster
We are all aware of the Great Wall of China in terms of its historical significance and its significant size. Rightfully so, the Chinese people are very proud of this structure. Despite its magnificen...
Angie Still19 days ago
The Link Between Starvation Wages and High Crime
I belong to a Facebook group whose members, according to the group's name, are there to improve the city where we all reside. Recently, someone posted a poll asking members to vote on the causes of ou...
Angie Still25 days ago
Taxation with Fraudulent Representation
In 1765, the colonists cited "taxation without representation" as one of the grievances which eventually led to the American revolution. England imposed taxes on the colonists although they had no rep...
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Luka Wintera month ago
Rise Up
We the people. If you live in the US, you've heard those three words (and probably at least part of the statement after it) more times than you can count. Out of the entire constitution, these three w...
Emily Gunthera month ago
Valuing the Environment in an Administration That Doesn't
It's no wonder you don't really see signs that say "Environmentalist for Trump" at certain rallies (even klan). Donald Trump pretty much stands for everything us tree huggers hate. From electing Scott...
Tanya Younga month ago
The Strange Career of Jill Crow – Part 1
There was a time in America when women were neither the breadwinners nor a large part of the workforce. The cult of domesticity dictated that women stay at home and not work outside of the home. This ...
Grizzly Matthewsa month ago
What's the Most Patriotic Thing You Can Do this Year?
This year has been a wild ride. Not only has a walking prank been elected into leadership of one of the most powerful countries in the world, we've seen an upsurge of nationalistic bullshit from fasci...
Astrid Novaka month ago
America: The Real Problem
In today's society, we are facing multiple dilemmas. Terrorists roam the busy streets of every country, every continent, and every city filled with innocent faces. Hate fills the rooms and hallways in...
#WomenBoycottTwitter: Did It Make A Difference, Or Did Women Silence Their Voice?
Anytime people are banding together to fight a common cause for the greater good, I'm intrigued. The #WomenBoycottTwitter movement, which occurred Friday Oct. 13, definitely has me intrigued, but it's...
Tasrit Nwenzara month ago
The Rif’s Revolt Against Tyranny
Rif is a historically marginalized region in the North African country of Morocco. The Riffians are sparking a revolution.
Social Media Is the Weapon and the Streets, the Battlefield
Simon Sinek, a motivational speaker, expressed his opinion on Inside Quest that the Millennial generation is selfish, entitled, narcissistic, and that we deserve everything we wished for. Sorry to dis...
Claire Raymonda month ago
Sucks to Be You
It doesn't take a detective to find out that most people, they just don't care anymore. They are in their own little world, on their phones and they don't give a damn about anyone else, and I know thi...
Lorey Lemus2 months ago
You Cannot 'Escape' Racism
These arguments have been going on for a long, long time. I know a lot of us are feeling heavy right now, especially with the protests, and the violence, and shootings, and wave after brutal wave of s...