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Group to call Cuomo to return $1M from real estate company

1 hour agoNews : NY Daily News

A coalition of activists will call on Gov. Cuomo Wednesday to return $1 million in donations from an influential real estate company.

‘This Is All a Result of Racism?’ Hannity, Baltimore Activist Clash Over Crime Spike

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Sean Hannity tonight got heated with a Baltimore activist after Hannity asked his guest if he's blaming racism on the recent crime spike in Baltimore.

Where Are The Black Girls? People Magazine Excludes Black Women In Plus-Size Feature

    Where Are The Black Girls? People Magazine Excludes Black Women In Plus-Size Issue Plus sized model Tess Holliday is making history  by gracing the cover of People magazine. Tess is an anti-bullying activists, who proudly models her 5’5,

The GOP’s Debate Conundrum (II)

The GOP has this debate problem in part because it encourages activists and voters to believe that the party is overflowing with potential presidents.

Tech Firms Seek Ways to Fend Off Activist Investors

While some have just surrendered, others are fighting back with tactics like granting founders special stock that gives them control over key decisions.

AUDIO: Chris Hedges on the Implosion of Global Capitalism

7 hours agoNews : Truthdig

In this sweeping survey of an international crisis caused by “global capitalism based on speculation,” author, Truthdig columnist and activist Chris Hedges delivers a stark and urgent apprisal of the worldwide catastrophe that’s sure to come if the current system isn’t confronted and forced to change.

Four LGBT Rights Activists Are Campaigning For Seats In Turkey's Parliament: VIDEO

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Turkey’s next round of Parliamentary elections could see the election of an LGBT rights activist. Four pro-LGBT rights activists are currently running. Though Turkey is a conservative, predominantly Muslim country with a less than glowing relationship with its LGBT population,...

The Radical Education of Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders was a prominent local activist in college, and not much has changed.

Roundup: Vegas style in Turkmenistan, art's 'patron Satan,' fear of shiny planet

8 hours agoHealth : Booster Shots

The leader of Turkmenistan builds an insane statue to himself. A cartoonist and activist is held in Iran. Plus: that strange intersection between LACMA and the Sony Wikileaks emails, the guy who shot Chris Burden in the arm, the Case Study House that may be in danger of being torn down, and the...

Pot Legalization Activist Charlo Greene Wants More African Americans To Support The Cause

Considering the racial bias in arrests for marijuana possession, it stands to reason that black Americans would benefit from the wave of pot legalization moving across the nation. But legalization activist Charlo Greene, who is African...Show More Summary

Activist Spotlight: Our NorCal Ocean Defenders

This month features three activists sharing the spotlight -- Jane Hatfield, Melea Emunah & Megan Turmon -- all hailing from the Branson School Water Testing Team, Marin County, California.

Ban on Common Second-Trimester Abortion Procedure Could Come to Arkansas in 2017

Anti-choice activists are preparing to push a ban on dilation and evacuation (D and E) procedures during the 2017 legislative session, after Arkansas lawmakers passed a series of laws restricting reproductive rights during the 2015 session. Image:...Show More Summary

Chuck Johnson Finally Kicked Off Twitter

12 hours agoNews : Mediaite

What began as his fourth suspension turned permanent Monday when journo-malcontent Chuck Johnson was kicked off Twitter for threatening Ferguson activist DeRay McKesson.

Animal Rights Activists Aren’t Happy with a Pub Called ‘Ye Olde Fighting Cocks’

PETA has sent an open letter to one of the UK’s oldest pubs, requesting that it rename itself as Ye Olde Clever Cocks to “grant [chickens] the respect and kindness that they deserve.”

Weed Activist Opens Healthy Restaurant and Sanctuary Directly Across From Trenton City Hall

The restaurant will not sell marijuana. A notable marijuana activist is opening a restaurant and "spiritual sanctuary" in New Jersey. According to the Trentonian, Ed Forchion's restaurant, called NJ Weedman's Joint, is located directly across the street from Trenton's City Hall. Show More Summary

14-Year-Old Trans Activist Kyler Prescott Commits Suicide

14 hours agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Kyler is the third trans teen to have committed suicide in the San Diego area since March.

Moby Calling Upon California Governor For Water Reform.

As one of the self professed "poster children for California for advocating for California water reform," musician and activist Moby says California's water crisis's biggest problem is that no one wants to face reality. "As a species, it's almost like we hate consequences and being realistic. I know I do," [...]

Three Men Jailed In Morocco For Gay Sex, Activists Call For Repeal of Anti-Gay Law

14 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Last Friday three men in Morocco were each sentenced to three years in jail for engaging in homosexual sex, an act that falls under Morocco's atavistic "sexual deviancy" laws, specifically Article 489. The police were tipped off by neighbors to...

Conservatives in Georgia, Are You Listening?

Whether it’s while running for city council or for Congress, activists rallying at a conference, or just every day folks trying to swing a moderate their way, Republicans can’t stop talking about serving justice. We’re ‘tough on crime!’ and we tout how many awful people we ‘put away’ in a certain period of time. Show More Summary

Art Activists Say NYC Suppressed Speech During Met Museum Protests

A trio of art activists has filed a federal lawsuit against New York City claiming their First-Amendment rights were violated during a protest last year outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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