The snowflakes just keep getting more Special. They're also dropping out of Oberlin College, which might be the only savvy decision they've ever made since applying to Oberlin College. Oberlin College's activist community is ready to call it quits. Progressive...
Activists hoping to shut down the Indian Point nuclear reactor located 30 miles north of Manhattan filed a legal action Tuesday.
Mohammad Sediq Kaboudvand, a prominent Kurdish human rights activist who is in his ninth year of incarceration at Tehran’s Evin Prison, has gone on hunger strike to protest the new charges that have been brought against him. Kaboudvand’s wife, Parinaz Baghban Hassani, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that he started the […]
HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of its communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise...Show More Summary
In his new parenting memoir, Trevor MacDonald talks about pregnancy and breastfeeding as a trans man—and why we must dislodge the idea that bearing children is only women's labor. The post Breastfeeding, Bias, and Men Who Give Birth: Q&A With Trans Activist Trevor MacDonald appeared first on Rewire.
Megan Jayne is a body positivity blogger and social media activist who frequently graces the internet with her refreshing perspective and candid reality checks. After overcoming an eating disorder at 14, she started a website, Body Posi...Show More Summary
Meet PixelHELPER, the light artists taking political action
By Matt Spetalnick and Martin Petty HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of its communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in amity between the former foes. Show More Summary
U.S. President Barack Obama, in Hanoi, Vietnam today, addressed that nation’s people with remarks that included a reference to the Zen master, Engaged Buddhism advocate, and lifelong anti-war activist, Thich Nhat Hanh. And as Vietnam...Show More Summary
Bernie selected Cornel West, Keith Ellison, Bill McKibben, a pro-Palestine advocate and a Native American activist
In a protest against the production and consumption of meat, 20 naked animal rights activists covered in fake blood in Barcelona wrapped themselves up in cling film as if they were about to be bought in a supermarket on Sunday. The protest,...Show More Summary
A lawyer representing indicted pro-life activist David Daleiden says a Planned Parenthood lawyer accused of colluding with prosecutors to secure the indictment has admitted that a Houston-area district attorney's office shared "confidential" documents with him about the case.
On a Saturday evening a few weekends ago, several artists, performers, activists, and writers gathered at an apartment in Chelsea to discuss their relationship to the city-wide process of gentrification.
A front page story in the New York Times stunningly reveals why North Carolina's new bathroom law is not just unconstitutional but utterly self-defeating. The story includes a photo of Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen, a transgender activist born...Show More Summary
Will the Democratic National Committee come to regret its decision to offer Bernie Sanders seats on a key committee at the July convention? After...
by Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Environmental activists who dangled from bridges and paddled kayaks around an Arctic rig have a new strategy for stopping oil development off U.S. coasts: persuading President Barack Obama to use a 1953 law to bar offshore drilling permanently. Show More Summary
Three Northern Ireland abortion activists turned themselves into a police station on Monday evening in a publicity stunt meant to challenge the pro-life country’s abortion laws. Northern Ireland recognizes that unborn babies deserve a right to life and only allows abortions when the mother’s life is at stake; aborting an unborn baby for any other […]
Jia Lee has been teaching in New York City schools since 2001, working with elementary and special needs students in the Bronx and Manhattan. In recent years, she has been an activist in the “opt-out” movement, where students abstain from sitting for state exams tied to teacher and school ratings. [ more › ]
While in the U.S. pro-choice advocates fight felony charges and fake abortion centers, three women from Derry, Northern Ireland, have turned themselves in for procuring pills to induce abortion and distributing them to young women. They hope to trigger a trial following two high-profile cases prosecuting young women who used this ... More »
"Friends of the Earth" launched a petition on Tuesday to oppose the recent decision by the North Yorkshire County Council to support the extraction of shale gas in the Ryedale district by fracking.