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.

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...
Raphael Kiyani2 years ago
Why The UK Needs Electoral Reform
The 2015 General Election came and went, delivering a Conservative majority government with Labour failing to engage the electorate as a credible alternative and ended up having less seats than they d...
'When We Rise' A Powerful Examination Of Gay Rights Movement
If there's anything that's garnered much examination since the advent of the United States under President Donald J. Trump, it's the LGBTQ movement. In spite of claims to the contrary, it would seem a...
President Trump Rescinds Federal Protections For Transgender Students
In spite of claims during his campaign that he would protect the LGBTQ population, President Trump has just done what many consider to be the very opposite: he has lifted the federal protections that ...
Parker Simpson2 years ago
The Content Of Our Character
It’s been a wild few weeks for Gwinnett County (Ga.) Commissioner Tommy Hunter. Hunter, who was elected into office in 2012, is in hot water for a series of Facebook rants on various issues. The most ...