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Massive oil drilling project in Carson is dropped

A former subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum says it’s pulling the plug on a massive oil drilling project in Carson, a decision welcomed by activists and residents who had fought the project for years.

Local FOX Anchor Apologizes for Sexist Taunt of #BlackLivesMatter Activist

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ansel Herz Mohawk Kuzma—real name Miles Partman—stands outside the West Precinct on Wednesday waiting for an officer to tell him how to recover his wallet from Seattle police. James Lynch, an anchor and reporter with local Fox affiliate...Show More Summary

Beth Stern Returns to Host Kitten Bowl II

It’s the purrfect match, indeed. Animal activist, model and author Beth Stern is returning to host this year’s Kitten Bowl. Stern hosted the inaugural event last year, which is produced by the Read More The post Beth Stern Returns to Host Kitten Bowl II appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Paul Singer, Steve Cohen

Ackman’s Returns Make Him a Top 20 Fund Manager (CNBC) Billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman has been named one of the world’s top 20 hedge fund managers for the first time, after posting stellar outperformance in 2014 led by his bet on botox maker Allergan. Ackman broke into rankings, compiled by LCH Investments, at number […]

Conservative Activist: Obama Worse For Jews Than The Holocaust, ‘World-Class Crescent-Kisser’

Don Feder is communications director of the World Congress of American Families and a former editorial writer for the Boston Herald. Barack Hussein Obama is perhaps the greatest tragedy to befall the Jews since the destruction of the Second Temple. He’s trying to force Israel into a suicidal pact with the gentle folk of Hamas [...]

Pentagon Plans Essay Contest to Honor Late Saudi King

Human rights activists might be ready to turn the page on tributes to Saudi Arabia’s deceased leader. But the U.S.’s top military officer said he’d like to see a few hundred pages more, in the form of an essay contest honoring King Abdullah Bin Abdul-Aziz and his close security ties the U.S.

How This Wall Street Billionaire Is Forcing eBay to Dance to His Tune

Activist investor Carl Icahn is pressuring eBay to meet his demands, or at least set up defenses against them.

Catholic Bishop Rebukes Nancy Pelosi: Human Life Begins at Conception, It’s Scientific Fact

Nancy Pelosi is an abortion activists who claims to be a Catholic in good standing, but she has now been rebuked by her own bishops following comments in which she couldn’t say if an unborn child at 20 weeks is a human being. Pelosi refused to say today during a press conference if an unborn […]

Woman Who Rejected Help From Pro-Life Activists Rushed to Hospital After Botched Abortion

A pro-life sidewalk counseling group is reporting that a woman was rushed to the hospital by ambulance from Family Planning Associates in San Diego on January 17, 2015. The husband of the injured woman told sidewalk counselors that his wife suffered complications to an abortion. According to Helpers of Gods Precious Infants San Diego, sidewalk […]

Anti-Homosexuality Activists Have Freedom to Distribute Fliers on College Campus, Federal Court Rules

A federal court in Illinois has ordered a community college to allow two activists to distribute anti-homosexuality leaflets on its campus, after the school maintained that the individuals could not distribute such materials that were deemed "inconsistent with the philosophy, goals and mission of the college."

Informatica Jumps 7% as Activists Elliott Take 8% Stake

Shares of Enterprise data management software vendor Informactica (INFA) got a lift this afternoon from the filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission by activist investors Elliott Management stating the firm has taken an 8% stake in the company, without stating what their intentions may be for the company. Elliott has been prominent in campaigns to press change [...]

Hey Pro-Choice Activists: One Last Time, Abortion is a About a Baby

The abortion industry has recently employed a new marketing strategy in an attempt to continue to mislead and confuse the American public. Having abandoned the “pro-choice” tactics that dominated the mainstream media for the last 30+ years, they are now taking a more direct, more insidious approach. They want to normalize abortion in order to […]

Kurds on verge of 'taking full control' of Kobane

Kurdish People's Protection Units control most of Syrian town bordering Turkey after months of fighting, activists say.

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Citizens United Protest Inside the Supreme Court

The Citizens United decision, which allowed for unlimited money spent in independent political campaigns to be counted as First Amendment free speech, turned five on Wednesday, Jan. 21. To mark that occasion, seven activists with the...Show More Summary

Greenpeace Moonbat Calls for Beheadings

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, liberals adore Muslims even more than I knew: A climate change advocate, believed to be a Greenpeace activist and Guardian contributor, has

Fox News is now too anti-Christian for some right-wing activists

17 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The conservative activists who once claimed that Fox News was too friendly to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans now say that Fox News has an anti-Christian bias. Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality spoke with Jerry Kenney and Cliff Kincaid on Saturday to...

Marissa Alexander To Be Released from Jail; Struggle for Justice Continues

17 hours agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

On January 27th, activists from around the country will converge on Jacksonville and in their home cities to stand in solidarity with Alexander on the day of her release and bring visibility to women who have been targeted for their resilience and survival.

Michigan Christians want to drive ‘carpetbagger’ atheist activist out of town

20 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

An atheist firebrand who recently moved to Ottawa County in Michigan is being attacked by Christian residents who claim that he moved to their county specifically to persecute them, The Detroit News reports. In the year since Mitch Kahle moved back to his native Michigan, he has been able to compel...

Building an Internet Movement from the Bottom-Up

In the early days of the Arab Spring, Wael Ghonim declared, "If you want to liberate a society, just give them the Internet." In retrospect Ghonim, a well-known Egyptian activist at the center of Cairo protests, should not have stopped there. Show More Summary

Jindal's Prayer Rally Brings Together 'Prophets,' Bigots and Right-Wing Activists

A version of this article first appeared at Right Wing Watch, the website published by People for the American Way. L ouisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who only a few years ago was lamenting the GOP’s decline into “the stupid party,” is...Show More Summary

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