Friday, October 23, 2020

Tag: activist

There’s no predicting when movements will erupt, but this classic activist...

With Black Lives Matter in the midst of an unprecedented moment, now is the perfect time to read “The Movement Action Plan” — a model for understanding the long arc of movements.

Bon Jovi feeds the hungry opening the doors to his third...

"What this restaurant is truly meant to do is empower."

Arizona will retry No More Deaths’ activist Scott Warren

The largely ministry-led movement provided humanitarian assistance to the thousands of individuals fleeing violence-ravaged Central American countries.

Environmental defender murdered in Mexico days before vote on pipeline project

"This is a political crime for the human rights defense that Samir Flores Samir and the FPDTA carried out against the [project] and for people's autonomy and self-determination."

Respect: A tribute to Aretha Franklin, an icon of the Civil...

Aretha Franklin has been celebrated as one of the greatest American singers of any genre, who helped give birth to soul and redefined the American musical tradition.

Meet Ahed Tamimi, 17-year-old West Bank activist jailed for 8 months...

Known to some as the Rosa Parks of Palestine, Tamimi became a hero to Palestinians and people around the world last year.

Answering ‘what should I do?’ is easier when you know the...

There are many necessary roles in the popular movement at this time, which means there is something for everyone to do.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign born again

Now, 50 years later, a coalition has formed anew to organize poor people in the U.S. into what King called "a new and unsettling force" to fight poverty and forge meaningful change.

A manual for the new era of activist

Movement-building approaches from the civil rights era get a 2017 update.

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Judge vacates Trump SNAP rule that would remove thousands off food stamps

The proposed rule change by the USDA “radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice, leaving States scrambling and exponentially increasing food insecurity for tens of thousands of Americans.”
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How to stop Trump from stealing the election

Congress has decided contested elections only three times in U.S. history, in 1801, 1825, and 1877. Could it happen in 2020?

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

ExxonMobil claims shift on climate but continues to fund climate science deniers

The company’s professed support for a carbon tax is a disingenuous public relations ploy to delay government action.