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.

Dr. Williams16 hours ago
Bernie's Last Stand
With Trump in the White House it seems that our society has, in so many respects, succumbed to a much lower common denominator. The divisions that exist have only exasperated the growing divide that h...
Emily Adams6 days ago
Grade School Teacher Drops Everything for a Cause
In late 2018, after becoming aware of how animals are produced by the food industry, Teresa Gangnier, a grade school teacher living in Toronto, Ontario, was determined to make drastic changes in her l...
Caitie Perry8 days ago
Bill Nye Is Trending on Twitter, Here's Why
I woke up today, checked Twitter, and found that Bill Nye (The Science Guy) was trending! I immediately clicked that hashtag as fast as I could, hoping he didn't die or anything. Came to find out, he ...
Alex Hernandez10 days ago
Fentanyl–Use vs Abuse
The National Institute of Health recorded 9,580 deaths related to Fentanyl use in 2015, and projected it to go higher in the next few years. In 2017, Fentanyl had become the most widely used synthetic...
SKYLERIZED 10 days ago
Reason First: Strike Against Alyssa Milano's Strike
In the Lysistrata yarn by Greek playwright Aristophanes, women withhold sexual congress until the men in the Peloponnesian War lay down their arms. In the centuries since this play saw action on the s...
Sarah Eubanks13 days ago
9 Bisexual Activists You Should Know About
Diane Anderson-Minshall works for Here Media, the country's biggest LGBTQ+ media company where she is the executive editor of The Advocate magazine, editor in chief of HIV Plus, and editorial director...
Dr. Williams16 days ago
The Fix
The early days of the 2020 Presidential Campaign have all the earmarks of a repeat of 2016. The fix is already in against Senator Bernie Sanders. From mega-donors of the DNC, Wall Street financiers, a...
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Adriana Lava20 days ago
Could You Live on Just $2 Per Day?
So many young Australians are aware of the poverty crisis within Australia, as well as internationally. However, many individuals are unaware of how they can actually contribute towards the efforts of...
Chris Hearn24 days ago
Friday Night with Linda Sarsour and Winnipeg Antifa
I love protests. I really do. I used to live in Ankara, Turkey and MAN there were some amazing protests that I went to there. It was fascinating. And my fascination with protests continues. So, seeing...
James Uphill25 days ago
Animal Testing
Animal Testing: The Fight We are Losing Since 322 BC, scientists such as Aristotle have been using animals as test subjects, and only recently, we have started to find out the extent of the cruelty en...
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John Amesa month 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 Woiak2 months 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. Williams2 months 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 Alsleben2 months 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 Monetti2 months 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 Rose2 months 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 Evelyn3 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 Sampson3 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...