Activism

Cal-Maine Foods responds to video posted by animal rights group

Cal-Maine Foods (CALM -0.8%) responds to a staged video that was recently released by an animal rights group inn Florida.<p>The company says the video …

Business

Rights group alleges abuse of hens at farm that provides eggs to Florida's largest grocery stores (Graphic Content)

A new undercover investigation by Animal Recovery Mission has released video showing the unsatisfactory conditions in which egg-producing hens are …

Rights & Freedoms

Fur flies in Norway over ban on mink and fox farms

Government agrees to phase out industry that produces about one million pelts a year as it seeks coalition deal<p>A plan by Norway’s government to phase out fur farms by 2025 dismayed producers and delighted animal rights activists as a sign that fur is out of fashion even in a nation that was once …

Erna Solberg

McDonald’s Is Bringing Sustainable Packaging to All 37,000 Locations

If you drive past a yellow McDonald’s arch, you might see the words “billions and billions served” or “more than 99 billion served.”<p>Those slogans are …

Sustainability

Love Letters to the Resistance

While some accepted the news of Trump’s victory almost immediately on Election Day, the result hit others in waves of grief. Over the days, weeks, …

Literature

This weekend's Women's March on Philadelphia: what you need to know

Nancy Weston says she’s had two “peak” experiences in her life. The first was the birth of her daughter. The second was attending last year’s Women’s …

Pat Toomey

Native American Veterans to Get Memorial on National Mall

The Mall is studded with monuments to iconic people and events, from presidents to wars to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Later this …

Political History

Real estate leader Charter Hall's David Harrison stands up to social activism

The chief executive of Charter Hall Group, David Harrison – who manages more than $20 billion in super fund money in real estate – has hit out …

Philanthropy

Antifa Group Proposes 'Law Enforcement Incineration Day' - Fox Nation

<b>By Mitchell Gunter, CampusReform.org<br>South Carolina Campus Correspondent<br>@rMitchellGunter</b><p>An Antifa student group at the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) has proposed that “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day” be rebranded as “Law Enforcement Incineration Day.”<p>“Instead of …

Antifa

One Year After Women’s March, More Activism but Less Unity

Amber Selman-Lynn wanted to help plan a women’s march in Mobile, Ala., this month to mark the first anniversary of last year’s huge protests across the country. The day had been significant for her.<p>With no experience in political activism, she had helped organize a bus full of women to go from …

Linda Sarsour

On Being a Social Justice and Peace Activist

- Advertisement -<p>Browsing the Internet, one can find a deluge of entries on social justice and peace activists, but very little about their own …

Liberal View

Believe Me, You Don’t Want Someone to Save the World

I want to slap the table and yell, but instead I opt for a smile. I deflect the comment with a shake of the head and a soft “no.”<p>I appreciate your …

Weekend of action: 2018 Seattle Women’s March is only the beginning

It will be difficult to outdo the amazing signs from the 2017 march. Sign makers gathered Sunday at Capitol Hill’s The Riveter co-working space to …

Seattle

Over a dozen arrested for feeding homeless in El Cajon

EL CAJON (KUSI) — Over a dozen people were arrested Sunday evening in El Cajon for feeding the local homeless population.<p>The arrests come in the wake …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King on the Limits of Civil Disobedience

More than most years, 2018 will be a year filled with remembrances of Martin Luther King, Jr., because in it falls the 50th anniversary of King’s …

Conservative View

About 100K Expected in San Diego for 2nd Women's March

Tens of thousands of men and women are expected to march downtown next weekend for the second annual Women’s March San Diego.The purpose of the march …

San Diego

2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commemoration Activities

<b>Jan. 11 – 14, JPEK CreativeWorks Theatre</b> presents <b>The Meeting Stage Play</b>. A depiction of a supposed meeting of Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, …

Black History

Netflix Accused of Glamorizing Child Sex Trafficking

By Emma Batha<p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Survivors of sex trafficking urged Netflix on Thursday to can a new show called "Baby" - …

Slavery

Bill and Melinda Gates Are Paying Off Nigeria’s $76 Million Debt to Japan

As some leaders are increasing their focus on issues solely within their own borders, Bill and Melinda Gates continue to show the importance of …

Philanthropy

How Tenants Use Digital Mapping to Track Bad Landlords and Gentrification

When Teresa Salazar first encountered the notice posted to her front door—which offered tenants $10,000 to move out of their East Oakland, …

Housing

Teenage Feminism Decades before “Girl Power”

<i>*This post is part of our online forum on Student Activism</i>.<p>As civil disobedience in schools escalated in the postwar era, teenage girls began to …

Latino News

The Netherlands Can Feed the World. Here’s Why It Shouldn’t

Recently, National Geographic published an article called “This Tiny Country Feeds the World,” where the author extolled the innovations of a small …

Agriculture

'Moment of change' — activists prepare for second Women's March

Around this time last year, Rebecca Groble Hull was panicked about the nation’s future. She feared women and immigrants would be marginalized and worried about health care and environmental protections under a new president.<p>Yet the Evanston woman’s anxiety soon transformed to activism: She called …

Chicago

Yet Another Young Woman Died in a Menstrual Hut

Once she got her period, Guari Kumari Bayak did what girls and women across Nepal do when they menstruate — she left her family, trudged through the …

Officials unsure how many thousands to expect on Capitol Hill as plan for 2018 Seattle Women’s March comes together

In 2017, the first marchers reached Seattle Center before the last marchers left Judkins Park (Image: CHS)<p>For the thousands hoping to come to Capitol …

Seattle

Is There A 2018 Women's March In Denver? More Than 600 Protests Are Planned Around The Globe

If you attended last year's Women's March, you may want to know when and where the protests will be held this year so you can show solidarity once …

Colorado

Black Power and the Detroit High School Organizing Tradition

<i>This post is part of our online forum on Student Activism</i>.<p>The sight of National Guard tanks rolling down the streets of Detroit during the rebellion …

Black History

Call for Submissions: Solutions to Our Housing Crisis

Send us your pitches by Feb. 1.

Housing

How Much Does Climate Change Cost? Try $1.5 Billion (and Counting)

The Trump administration, and its allies in Congress, are fighting a losing war. They continue to press forward for the development of oil, gas, and …

Climate

Mother Tells Justin Trudeau Families Need Help Dealing With Autism

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a public town hall in Lower Sackville, N.S., on Tuesday evening where he was questioned about the country’s …

Autism