Social Change

Misconduct & Pledging Social Change - ESPN

Tune-in to your favorite shows on ESPN Radio.<p>Listen LIVE to ESPN Radio on your iPhone or Android with the ESPN app.<p>We have over 40 audio and video …

Social Movements

Why I Disrupted Trump's Fossil Fuel Agenda at COP23: A Young Person's First-Hand Account

By Michaela Mujica-Steiner<p>President Donald Trump's fossil fuel agenda was met with disdain Monday evening at COP23. The only official White House …

Climate

Everything You Need to Know About "Social Enterprises"

The many paths to making a positive social imprint.<p>Most business owners hope to make a positive difference in the world. To varying degrees, many of them do. However, the drive to build a company that has a direct social impact has led to it becoming a loaded term where not all social enterprises …

Social Enterprise

USC Annenberg to offer course based on the TV documentary series Woman

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism will launch a new course developed from the Viceland TV series <i>Woman with Gloria Steinem</i>. …

Gloria Steinem

The pain that comes with progress

Delivery of votes to the marriage postal survey may have closed yesterday, but, gee, we shall long remember this time of “respectful debate”. We …

Pain

This free festival is bringing the conversation around tech and social change to DC

As part of efforts to raise awareness about technology that is powering social good, <b>Caravan Studios</b> has convened local sessions in cities such as …

Social Movements

Why the private sector’s hype about the African middle class isn’t helpful

The African middle class is of huge interest to business. This was confirmed again recently by well attended seminars in South Africa’s big cities to …

Equality

Why the private sector's hype about the African middle class isn't helpful

The African middle class is of huge interest to business. This was confirmed again recently by well attended seminars in South Africa’s big cities to …

Economy

Harvey Weinstein ‘Thinks He’s a Martyr for Social Change’

Reps are denying reports that the movie mogul believes his disgrace is an opportunity to save the world.<p>Harvey Weinstein always thought he was …

Culture

Has #MeToo transformed into a turning point for social change?

Since the hashtag MeToo went viral in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein, Twitter reports that more than 1.7 million people have used the label.<p>Following the campaign’s success, women across France organized a national rally on Sunday to protest against …

Social Movements

Why #metoo is an impoverished form of feminist activism, unlikely to spark social change

Using the hashtag #metoo, thousands of women around the world have posted on social media sharing their stories of male violence, particularly in the …

Feminism

8 things we learned at the 2017 Quaker Activist Gathering

There has been a groundswell of activism in 2017, as people respond to threats to women's rights, freedom of movement and our climate, among many …

Fossil Fuels

How #MeToo Can Graduate from Moment to Movement

The #MeToo hashtag has been tweeted well over a million times in 85 different countries. #MeToo was broadly deployed by women and non-cisgender …

Feminism

'Workplace Innovation' book presentation_2017

Presentation of the new book on Workplace Innovation (Oeij, Rus & Pot, 2017) during Social Innovation; Drivers of social change (SI-DRIVE) final conference, October 2017.<p>With discount voucher valid through 24 November 2017.

Social Movements

Donald Trump: NFL has ‘total disrespect’ for the US

Donald Trump has once again hit out at the NFL after the league said it would not punish players who kneel during the national anthem.<p>League …

NFL Players Association

NFL, NFLPA Release Statement on 'Productive' Social Change, Inequality Meeting

NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy released a joint statement Tuesday from the league and NFL Players Association that said they held a meeting to discuss the ongoing protests during the national anthem.<p>The statement said the two parties "had a productive meeting focused on how we can work together to …

NFL Players Association

The Zen Priest Creating Social Change Through Meditation and Mindfulness

<i>Thrive Global and The Quaker Oats Company present The Fuel List—20 people changing the way we fuel our minds and bodies every day. These are the</i> …

Arianna Huffington

Three times as many young mothers employed than in 1980

The number of working mothers with preschool-age children has almost trebled in Switzerland since 1980 – but regional and socioeconomic differences …

European News

Together, This Mother And Daughter Inspire Social Change By Helping Other Families With LGBTQ Children

"There's a real need, still, to support parents as their kids come out ... I'm more than willing to try to help someone out."<p><i>Family Run</i> <i>is an original</i> …

Parenting

Change behaviors by changing perception of normal

In a study, people ate less meat and conserved more water when they thought those behaviors reflected how society is changing. The findings could …

Stanford University

This is how societies are starting to change our behaviour

Focusing on how social norms are changing can help people change their own behavior, new research suggests.<p>“What leads people to overturn a status …

Psychology

How a rock concert inspires social change

The world is awash with massive inter-sectional social problems, from devastating hurricanes and tsunamis driven by climate change to the refugee …

Social Movements

Antifa should take a cue from history and drop its tantrums

Antifa is good at throwing bottles and punches, even against people falsely maligned as white supremacists like the conservative Ben Shapiro, as it …

Nazism

Does property destruction advance progressive social change?

CLOSE<p>Jessica Reznicek (purple shirt) and Ruby Montoya (blue shirt) claim responsibility for Dakota Access equipment vandalism on February 1st.<p>I was …

Des Moines

The Spiritual Power of Nonviolence: A Modern Meditation on King’s Conviction

Choices. Source: Derek Bruff, Creative Commons<p>Spiritual power is real. When confronted with the imminent threat of violence during his (and many …

Creative Commons

Government Inaction On Immigrant Integration Is A Loss To Us All

In 2008, a Parliamentary Inquiry into Community Cohesion and Migration called upon the Government to be more proactive on integrating immigrants and …

Social Movements

To drive social change, we must unshackle philanthropic capital

<i>Paul Klein is founder and CEO of Impakt and founder of Impakt Labs</i><p>Today, good is for everyone. Blackbaud's Rachel Hutchisson said this in a recent <i>Champions for Social Good</i> podcast called Innovation & Social Change and I couldn't agree more. The combination of technology and social innovation has …

Philanthropy

Brain Health: The Promise of Science & Social Change

The brain is an organ, just like any other. This is one of principles that guides our work at the Flawless Foundation, and we believe it’s essential that the medical community, political leaders, and the broader public come to embrace this view of the brain as well. For too long, we’ve understood, …

The Brain

The four ways distrust of science has infected political agendas

Florida recently passed a law which "authorises county residents to challenge use or adoption of instructional materials" in schools. It's been …

Australian News

State Dept. spending $32,000 on ‘social change’ art, poetry in India

As part of a grant program, the State Department is dropping as much as $32,000 for art shows in India that can include puppet shows and poetry slams. When did puppet shows and poetry readings become the standard for helping people in need? Doc Thompson and the guys looked at the latest example of …

Poetry