Tom Steyer the billionaire hedge fund manager turned enviro-political activist is spending big bucks to sway voters toward pro-climate-action democrats in the midterm elections this fall, but some are questioning the factual integrity of ads sponsored by Steyer’s super PAC NextGen. read more
www.seaworldparks.com SeaWorld Entertainment (SEAS) is tired of seeing its brand sink all the way down to Davy Jones' locker. SeaWorld is taking steps to address the criticism that activists have been hailing at the theme park operator...Show More Summary
What is it like to be a climate activist in Palestine living under occupation? We speak to a West Bank-based environmental activist.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, already sounding like announced presidential candidates, appeared before several thousand conservative activists in Dallas on Friday to attack President Obama and Hillary Clinton while laying out their respective platforms.
by Dish Staff Emily Bazelon profiles doctor and reproductive-rights activist Rebecca Gomperts, who “started Women on Web, a ‘telemedicine support service’ for women around the world who are seeking medical abortions.” Why Gomperts’ work matters: Almost 40 percent of the world’s population lives in countries, primarily in Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Persian Gulf, […]
The power of one, a few and many to do the right thing and fight for equality, fairness and a just society is an awesome force for change and for good The post Peaceful Citizen Activists Blocking Hate is a Beautiful Thing! appeared first on The Good Men Project.
In the small southern African nation of Swaziland, a group of activists inspired by WikiLeaks is exposing the excesses of Swaziland's opulent royal family, AFP reports. Many members of the royal family are active on Twitter, Instagram, and other social networks — and they're not shy about flaunting their wealth. Show More Summary
LGBT activist Christina Fonthes tweeted a cry for help from a family vacation in Kinshasa, claiming her mom was handing her over to a Congolese group that ‘fixes’ homosexuality.
When Shappal Ibrahim, a peaceful activist with the Union of Young Kurds, was approached by a Syrian government official claiming to be a fellow supporter of the country's "revolution," he did not realize it was part of a ploy to detain him for his human rights activities. Show More Summary
With a nod to a potential presidential candidacy, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence pitched himself to a prominent crowd of conservative activists Friday by criticizing the last Republican administration in Washington, that of George W. Bush.
Open Carry activists are planning a protest at a Whole Foods store on August 30th after finding a sign outside one of the stores which states that firearms are prohibited. The chain store has had a gun ban in place for quite awhile now so the news has taken awhile to sink into the gun [...]
Kenneth Squire’s 13D Management recently filed with the SEC its 13F for the second quarter of 2014. This fund tracks 13D filings from activist investors and uses them to guide its investments. It focuses on companies with more than $1 billion in market cap, and last revealed an equity portfolio of more than $250 million […]
The Schomburg Center A panel discussion about imposing gay and lesbian labels on public figures who never publicly identified as such. This conversation centers on playwright, activist and intellectual, Lorraine Hansberry. Panelists include Joi Gresham, Alexis De Veaux, Steven G. Show More Summary
On the 51st anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech, Tim Cook has tweeted to celebrate the life of the African-American Civil Rights leader and activist. Describing King’s speech as “the speech of my lifetime,” Cook … Read more ›
So the headline in the New York Times reads “Young, Fearless and Not Into Dragons: Ruby Rae Spiegel’s Play ‘Dry Land’ Confronts Abortion.” You know the Times would drool over any play about abortion (unless, of course, the mother chooses not to abort). Add to this that the playwright is a recently turned 21 senior […]
“We won’t go back” has become a slogan for pro-choice activists, who have responded to an onslaught of abortion restrictions by invoking the bad old days of dangerous at-home abortions that preceded Roe v. Wade. But there’s some evidence suggesting we already have gone back — and that a new... More »
In the summer of 2012, I spent three weeks in the besieged Syrian town of Qusayr working as a freelance photographer and writer with a group of young anti-Assad activists in a second-floor apartment next door to a field hospital.
The long-gestating narrative film adaptation of Freeheld, originally an Oscar-winning short documentary from Cynthia Wade, has added a new star to its cast according to Entertainment Weekly. Steve Carell has now replaced Zach Galifianakis in the role of Steven Goldstein,...
An abortion supporter attacks a group of pro-life advocates in Columbus, Ohio and was recently ordered to pay restitution in the case. Now, in a strange twist, the abortion backer’s mother has filed suit against the pro-life group claiming “emotional distress” from the publicity surrounding her daughter’s assault of their members. The abortion backer, Victoria […]
The Benham brothers routinely equate LGBT rights with Satan. Tony Perkins equates homosexuality with drug abuse and says it's a fact that gay people will face eternal damnation. Mark Harris has admitted he doesn't want people to see homosexuality as...