activism

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John Ames8 days ago
Politics: Two Sides of the Same Coin
In today's world of political scandal and smear campaigns, it's hard to know the truth. It seems that each politician instead of building a better platform and a clearer vision for their country inste...
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Lorraine Woiaka month ago
The Hidden Slavery
Sherry Johnson, age 11, is a new parent and a soon-to-be wife. Instead of attending school and socializing with friends, she is forced to pay bills, change diapers, and focus on house chores. Soon, sh...
Dr. Williamsa month ago
Watershed Year
As the spring of 2019 continues, there still remains over 40 percent of the population that still can't grasp the reality of what Trump and the Republican party have done and continue to do to further...
Misha Alslebena month ago
Teenagers Skipping School? No, Teenagers Demanding for Needed Change
March 6th of this year I turned 27, I pay my own bills, and I have two kids. I am, by definition, an adult. So are many people who are now weighing in on hundreds of teenagers throughout several count...
Rich Monettia month ago
A Look Back at the Horace Greeley Activism of Charlotte Bilski
A recounting of Charlotte Bilski and all her good work in Westchester... It's not hard to see. Too often, the world just isn't right. People still struggling in an earthquake's aftermath, Westchester ...
Peter Rosea month ago
Climate Change and Protest
Climate change and orchestrated “protest”—how many people protesting actually know what is happening? The “rent a mob brigade” of disconnected people, many calling themselves anarchists, have joined w...
Victoria Evelyn2 months ago
#55 Strong
Last year, having had enough teachers stepped away from their class rooms. All 55 counties participated in a work stoppage to increase pay for teachers. Salary for beginning teachers in West Virginia ...
Rowan Sampson2 months ago
Cooperatives, a Game Changer for Local Economic Emancipation in South Africa and Beyond
A cooperative is a business model where people unite with a common socio economic interest. The business is democratically owned and controlled, and generally each member has an equal proxy. Every mem...
Dr. Williams3 months ago
The Rise of Tyranny
Today, there is a sense of urgency that prevails in the consciousness of many. The world is moving much faster now. The tempo of life is racing so fast there is no time for rational thinking only reac...
Danielle Dragani3 months ago
Stomach Stones
"Ay! You got time for human rights?!" "Want to help save the world?!" "Hey you got a second to give a shit about anyone other than yourself?!" pause.. "Ah shit, did I say that out loud?" Hell with it,...
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John Ames3 months ago
Humanity and Immigration
Recently, as I'm sure most are aware, the United States has implemented strict immigration policies looking to combat the influx of people seeking asylum within its walls. The most recent policy is on...
Dr. Williams4 months ago
That Summer Wind
Oh! How I long for that summer wind. The gentle breeze warmed by the sun. In this troubled world one needs the sweet caress of that soft summer wind. Now, as another page of life turns fond memories r...
Vala Rogers4 months ago
How to Be an Introverted Activist
Many people believe that they cannot make a difference due to being an introvert, not realizing how much activism needs introverts to get involved. It can be so much easier to listen to an opinion of a loved one rather than a stranger on the street. Activism can be portrayed in our wardrobes, on our dinner plates, in our conversations among friends, it can be as simple as bringing a reusable shopping bag! Here are some different ways you can be an introverted activist and some tips to make your ...
Johann Hollar4 months ago
Dear United Nations
Good day to the world and the members of the United Nations. My name is Johann Hollar and I am pleased to be addressing you from the United States of America. I am also writing this article to you to ...
Iria Vasquez-Paez4 months ago
Rights of the First Amendment
There are a number of countries where freedom of assembly is not allowed, like China. In the United States, we are lucky we get to live in a country that doesn’t have a national religion established, ...
Mardoll Gatsby4 months ago
Even Short Time Nationalists Have a Story to Tell
It bothers me when I hear people talk about short-time former members of far-right extremism like they have no authenticity. That they are not aware of what the movement was about. That they don’t kno...
Dr. Williams4 months ago
The Game That's Played
One has to wonder about the political climate in the US today. On one hand, we have the Democratic Party still in disarray from their failure in the 2016 presidential election. Then there is the Repub...
Joel Eisenberg4 months ago
Masturbating with Metal: Gun Culture and the Fantasy of the Armed Teacher
I want to be clear here: There are always exceptions to every stance. However, as a former special education teacher of at-risk children and adults (gang members, drug addicts and alcoholics, and the ...