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.

Most Famous Activists in History
Over the course of history, the most significant changes have sprung from the most humble beginnings--the minds of famous activists. Some of history's biggest shifts in civil rights, diplomacy, and la...
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Jeneba Ghatt2 years ago
Things You Can Do To Help Find Some of These Missing Kids
There is increased attention to young girls in DC that have gone missing. There have been 501 cases since the beginning of the year. The police say the number hasn't increased but, in fact, has decrea...
Ben W2 years ago
Expanding The National Service
If you are a young American thinking about what to do next with your life after finishing high school or college, and you’re interested in serving greater causes than your own personal goals and pursu...
The New Connotations: Everything is Political, Even Blank Spaces
Recently, Vulture magazine published an article with actress Lola Kirke calling out Taylor Swift for her silence on Donald Trump. Kirke went as far as to say that her silence “might as well voted for ...
Cato Conroy2 years ago
Is the US Constitution In Desperate Need of an Update?
Trump's win in his race for president of the United States is a victory that says volumes about American politics in general. For conservatives, it signaled the end of the ACA, an end to business regu...
Felicity Harley2 years ago
Well Ain't It Just What We Liberals Told ‘Em?
I’m sure that along with me you’ve been wondering why primarily white Southern and rural voters would ignore their own self-interest? I mean self-interest is what keeps us all alive. Most of us anyway...
Maryann Courtney2 years ago
Why We March
To all those Trump supports who keep insisting we are “sore losers” and should get over it. Well, let me tell you this. We are disheartened by the loss. We are in shock, disgust, horror yes but that i...
President Trump's Revised Travel Ban Gets Trumped
It's unlikely that President Trump is feeling the love from the Aloha state this morning. A federal judge in Hawaii ruled last night, mere hours before the Trump administration's latest travel ban was...
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Jaden Violet2 years ago
As Women of Color
It is. Every day we leave the house, we need to be ready to defend ourselves, to stand up and speak out. And for people who don’t fit into the “middle class white abled bodied” woman narrative, those ...
Kirstie Ganobsik2 years ago
How to Win While Losing
There’s a brilliant commercial out right in which people walking down the street past a kids’ lemonade stand only notice the famous rapper and actor Ice-T. They keep curiously inquiring “Ice-T”? He is...
Zach Foster2 years ago
So You Want to Do Physical Removal
The alt-right and their bosom buddies, the Cantwellian Helicopter Libertarians, want to throw people out of helicopters like Pinochet's regime did to dissidents. Those that aren’t excited to commit ma...
Glenn Bushinski2 years ago
History of Political Cartoons
Political cartoons have surged in popularity. With more people talking about politics, and with the nation so deeply divided, it becomes apparent that everyone wants validation for their political opi...
Kieran Atkins2 years ago
Confronting Men's Issues From A Transgender Perspective
I've always called myself a feminist, and I've always been proud of it. Having known so many strong women in my time, how could I not be a feminist? My Oma came to Australia from Russian occupied West...
We Are ALL Wonder Women
On International Women's Day, it's easy to think of the women with celebrity status who have been held up for us to admire. God knows, there's a range of them: Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Pri...
Supreme Court Moves Gavin Grimm Case To Lower Court
Virginia high schooler Gavin Grimm has had his day in court neatly sidestepped by the Supreme Court. After two different legal battles, the Supreme Court was supposed to hear the case March 28. It has...
Sir Patrick Stewart Going For United States Citizenship?
Make it so. The man behind such characters as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Captain Jean-Luc Picard and, more recently, Professor X of the X-Men franchise wants to become a permanent United States ...
Parents Of Transgender Kids Request Meeting With President Trump
Parents of eight transgender children from across America want a meeting with President Trump, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other key government officials sooner, rather than later. As might be...
Zach Foster2 years ago
Women, the Anti-Trump March, and Gun Rights
** As an instructor trained by the NRA and licensed by the BSA, I professionally teach children how to shoot, and what their responsibilities with guns are. I've turned teenage girls into sharpshooter...