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.

Johnny Vedmore3 months ago
The Labour Anti-Semitism Row: Israeli Lobbying, Zionism Stepping Stones, and Abusing the Holocaust
The BBC presenters seem to smile smugly as they read out more accusations of anti-semitism leveled at Corbyn’s Labour Party. The headlines morph and evolve as they are told over the United Kingdom’s r...
Paul Conneally3 months ago
Naked Cyclists Protest Against Climate Change
It is the first day of June. Groups of young and old people are sitting in the street outside the cafés, pubs and bars that surround the walls of Nottingham Castle. The statue of Nottingham’s most fam...
Kamari Grace3 months ago
Veganism Could Save Our Planet
You’ve heard time and time again that, in order to save the environment, you should use less water, ride your bike more often, and recycle in order to conserve water, resources, and energy. What you m...
Danielle Dragani3 months ago
The Moment of Kairos
Kairos: an ancient Greek word meaning the critical moment. The Greeks had two words that were related to time; one being 'chronos,' which refers to sequential time, and the other being 'kairos,' which...
Dimpho Moepane3 months ago
Not Yet, Uhuru
It has been 25 years since the Republic of South Africa has been a democratic country. On the 8th of May 2019, the Republic of South Africa held its sixth General Election. Before democracy, South Afr...
Scarlett Aylen3 months ago
Our Global Suicide
What is the most important thing you have created? Your children. Who do hundreds of charities work so hard on in the UK to help? Our children. What do we donate millions of pounds to around the globe...
Dr. Williams3 months 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 Adams3 months 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 Perry3 months 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 Hernandez3 months 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 3 months 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 Eubanks4 months 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. Williams4 months 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 Lava4 months 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 Hearn4 months 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 Uphill4 months 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 Ames Birch4 months 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 Woiak5 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...