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. 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 Ames4 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. Williams5 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 Rogers5 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 Hollar5 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-Paez5 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 Gatsby5 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. Williams5 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 Eisenberg5 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 ...
Dr. Williams6 months ago
High Level Deception
It is Christmas time once again and all through-out the land so many people are now filing unemployment claims. So much for good fellowship and joy this holiday season. The cries of thousands continue...
Michael Duong6 months ago
Sweden's Recycling Revolution
Years ago, Sweden has started its "Recycling Revolution." The Recycling Revolution is where Sweden recycles 99 percent of all it’s trash almost to were it’s waste-free. Everyone produces waste, especi...
Dr. Williams6 months ago
Divided We Fail
In this the 21st century we still have to remember lessons learned from history are valuable tools to secure the future. Too often, though, mankind hasn't learned many of the lessons that history is s...
Steph Ferguson6 months ago
School Shootings: A Widespread Epidemic
The article, "Teaching In An Age Of School Shootings" by Jeneen Interlandi, discusses the effects, controversies, and viewpoints of the teacher's experience in an age where schools are being threatene...
CD Turner6 months ago
An Open Letter to School Shooters
Dear you. Just you. No names, no recognition, no separation of yourself from the others. Just... dear you. Was it their happiness that offended you? Perhaps their innocence? Maybe they weren't so inno...
Maxine Harrison7 months ago
Breaking Up Bricky?
From Black History Month through to December this year, the black female owned organisation, Blacktress, have teamed up with Tristan Bates Theatre to bring a series of performances portraying stories ...
Black America: Why I Vote
Emancipation came down to two votes—two. Two votes that no black person in this country could cast. We had to depend on the goodwill and determination of a group of men to vote for what is right and n...
Why Can Clothing Increase Toxic Waste?
That’s true. The more we buy clothing, the more we indirectly pollute the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean and Arctic Ocean. It is true to say that people don’t want to giving up spending m...