A month or so ago, a PR person sent me a ridiculously misleading (to potentially dishonest) Forbes piece by Ev Ehrlich, former undersecretary of commerce for President Bill Clinton, arguing against net neutrality. The piece was so ridiculous...Show More Summary
EE has been named the RootScore Award Winner in Sheffield by RootMetrics, an independent consumer advocate. More than 30,000 mobile performance tests were completed, comparing the performance of EE, Vodafone, O2 and Three. EE came first...Show More Summary
Mike Rowe thinks he has the solution to the nation’s trillion-dollar student debt crisis, and it involves some dirty work. The Dirty Jobs star is advocating for more targeted education that focuses on teaching much needed skills to students. Show More Summary
(MIAMI) — Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to reform the country’s broken immigration system ended their three-week fast on the National Mall, while a new group of fasters, including U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, took their place. Show More Summary
The Project began when activist Yasmin Silvia Portales shared her dissatisfaction with the absence, at the time, of spaces for meeting the social demands of sexually diverse persons and for advocating for sexual and reproductive rig...
Is the day coming when we're going to earn raises for re-tweets? Savvy brands like Dell, Oracle, Intel and Accenture think the future of marketing is on social media and their best advocates are their own employees, but the move to employee...Show More Summary
Every year the Pro-Life Action League brings the joy and hope of Christmas to the darkness of the abortuary with our “Empty Manger” Christmas Caroling day. Now more than ever, we need to be actively engaged in fighting abortion on the ground outside our nation’s abortion facilities. Sometimes that means sidewalk counseling, sometimes that means […]
DonorsTrust is the conservative movement's little-known but hugely influential cash machine, a conduit for millions of dollars in anonymous donations to anti-union legal shops, climate change deniers, pro-life advocates, libertarian think tanks, media watchdog groups, and a panoply of other right-leaning causes. Show More Summary
As advocates, we often like to use analogies to explain the scourge of pandemics like HIV: It's a runaway train with no conductor, a loaded gun in the hands of a madman, a tide that needs to be turned. The problem with analogies though is that they have a way of detracting from the overarching, inevitable truth: People are dying. Show More Summary
Note: You might recall the terrible beating death of Dr. Trudy Steuernagel, a Kent State (Ohio) professor who had written a letter to be opened in case of her death at the hands of her growing, strong autistic son. He...
When Dr. Bill Keene gave a presentation on the dangers of raw milk at a past meeting of the American Veterinary Medical Association, even the raw milk advocates on the opposing side of the panel couldn’t help but laugh and revel in the Oregon senior state epidemiologist’s dry humor. “When he opened the presentation, he... Continue Reading
We are having lasagna for dinner tonight.This is how we are going to celebrate the International Day of Disabled Persons.On Friday, last, we were with a group of self advocates who have become abuse prevention trainers. It was a day to celebrate, a day to refresh ourselves on our purpose and our mission. Show More Summary
As an e-book reader and advocate going back 15-plus years, I am getting thoroughly sick of hearing about the wonderful heft and smell and feel of physical books. Every time I hear a discussion (usually a podcast) someone waxes poetic … Continue reading ?
I'll Take Alternate Realities For $500 Alex Krugtron the Invincible on Obamacare this Saturday: 'Health reform is starting to look like a bigger success than even its most ardent advocates expected' This Is What Poverty Is Like...Or Not So Linda...
Immigrants rights advocates are celebrating today after the King County Council narrowly passed an ordinance that says the county can ignore certain requests from federal immigration agents. Under the new law, the county narrows theShow More Summary
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's draft constitution amending the charter adopted under ousted President Mohammed Morsi limits the scope of Islamic law and introduces new articles seen as a victory for rights advocates, while expanding the powers of the military in politics.
Students of leftist excuse-making know that whenever things begin going downhill for the progressive cause, their advocates in the media offer the same two or three excuses: 1. My, this country is just ungovernable! 2. No single man could run...
An internal U.N. document leaked to The Guardian offers a rare glimpse of disagreement about drug policy among member states, several of which are advocating a less violent approach. The document, a draft of a policy statement scheduled...Show More Summary
Reposting the same content on social media can be quite a controversial topic. Some people don't like it at all, while others advocate it strongly. For Buffer's social media accounts, we regularly do this. We found this to work surprisingly...Show More Summary
In the US we are used to abortion advocates claiming that the risk of elective abortion is relatively trivial, and major medical organizations denying any link between abortion and breast cancer. Now a powerful new study from China published last week by Yubei Huang and colleagues suggests otherwise. The article, a meta-analysis pooling 36 studies […]