The poultry industry responds to a farmer who let animal activists into his barns, and then filed for whistleblower protection The post The Poultry Industry Responds to an Activist Farmer appeared first on WIRED.
A factory farmer who let animal-welfare activists film inside his barns files for whistleblower protection so he can keep farming. The post A Factory Farmer Strikes Back at the Company He Farms For appeared first on WIRED.
Activist and labor educator Noam Chomsky denounced what he described as the softening of the impact of slavery on U.S. history in footage posted on Tuesday by Democracy Now. “It is a large part of the basis for our wealth and privilege,” Chomsky told host Amy Goodman. “Is there a...
Hong Kong is a "premier global fur trade center" because of the demand from mainland China. At the same time, cheap fur products also flooded the local market.
(Reuters) - DuPont on Tuesday rejected a push to let shareholders split their votes between company-backed directors and those nominated by activist investors in an escalating proxy battle with Nelson Peltz. Peltz's Trian Fund Management...Show More Summary
A group of Bridgeport activists once again are asking the CTA to restore the long-gone bus service along 31st Street between the lakefront through the Bridgeport community and west to suburban Cicero. Some South Side residents longShow More Summary
Tensions flared in Charlotte, N.C. Monday, as nearly 120 citizens gave passionate speeches for and against an ultimately stymied LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance. read more
With 100 days left until the games, VICE News spoke to Dinara Yunus, the daughter of two of Azerbaijan's most prominent imprisoned human rights activists.
For the activists who cast Ferguson, Mo., as a symbol of the fight against police racism, the Department of Justice report castigating the city’s Police Department for patterns of racial bias was long-sought vindication.
A network of liberal activists is planning a series of small demonstrations outside of several Federal Reserve district banks Thursday, intending to highlight elevated unemployment among minority communities and urging officials not to raise interest rates any time soon.
At the age of 17 Ohio-based activist Adam Hoover made a name for himself by being one of Ohio’s youngest agitators for LGBT equality and founding Marriage Equality Ohio. More recently Hoover has made his way back into the news...
A Gazan doctor teams up with human rights activist to rebuild Gaza's only school for disabled children.
In particular the Secretary-General voiced his concern about Iran’s chronic application of the death penalty to drug-related offenses, which do not qualify as the “most serious crimes”; the number of death penalty cases with a political dimension; the high incidence of public executions; and the execution of juveniles.
Shortly after model Geena Rocero gave the TED Talk “Why I must come out,” she was Skyping with an LGBTQ activist in Hong Kong. This activist mentioned how powerful it would be for Chinese speakers to be able to watch the talk. Rocero logged on to TED.com to find out how she could get her [ … ]
Take two education activists with very different theories — and give them a chance to work together on a goal they both care about. That’s the thinking in the video above, the kick-off of Microsoft’s new Work Wonders project, which pairs up unlikely collaborators to spark new ideas. Watch as TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra [ … ]
This portrait of a girl tells a story larger than the massive piece of vinyl it is printed on. Unfurled in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region of Pakistan, “#NotABugSplat” was created by a collection of artists and activists, using TED Prize winner JR’s Inside Out campaign, to send a message to drone operators, who reportedly call their kills “bug splats” because they [ … ]
An estimated 23 gay rights activists were arrested in Idaho yesterday morning after protesting in the Idaho House and Senate chambers, attempting to pressure lawmakers to pass anti-discrimination protections reports Boise State Public Radio. The activists, wearing black shirts that...
In 2009 David Bahati made a name for himself by introducing an early version of what would eventually become Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Law. Colloquially known as the “Kill The Gays” Bill, Bahati’s proposal argued in favor of punishing those thought to...
The citizen activists fact checking the conflict in eastern Ukraine believe their approaches are more honest and revealing than the narratives spun by either the Ukrainian or Russian state-controlled media.
Episode Description: Lama Willa Miller and David Loy join host Vincent Horn for Geeks of the Round Table to discuss how Buddhist concerns intersect with ecological & activist concerns. The trio talk about the upcoming Eco-Dharma Conference,...Show More Summary