Social Change

Maria Shriver sits down with 2 people working for social change

#DeleAlliChallenge: Why this crazy hand gesture is driving the internet mad<p>01:48<p>How the Urban Voices Project is giving a voice to Skid Row’s homeless<p>04:50<p>Whale capsizes fishing boat off New Jersey coast<p>00:26<p>New video shows Sacramento police car striking teen<p>00:31<p>Catch up on this week’s biggest …

Kylie Jenner

The Jiu-Jitsu of Crypto - Personal Freedom vs Social Change

News<p>The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations<br>Section 4: State Versus Society<br>Chapter 9, Part 7<br>The Jiu-Jitsu of Crypto: Personal …

Jiu Jitsu

Heartless

Mr. Fish, also known as Dwayne Booth, is a cartoonist who primarily creates for Truthdig.com and Harpers.com. Mr. Fish's work has also appeared …

Los Angeles

Despite the hate, Amber Heard wants to make the most of her digital soapbox

Once upon a time, <i>Aquaman</i> actor and activist Amber Heard had no social media presence. That fairytale ended last year, when she realized the world was …

Social Media

Facebook birthday fundraisers rake in $300 million in first year

Since Facebook birthday fundraisers debuted a year ago, users have raised more than $300 million for nonprofit organizations, according to a new post …

Social Media

How a science program teaches girls to stop doubting themselves

Green Girls<p>How a science program teaches girls to stop doubting themselves<p>Green Girls<p>How a science program teaches girls to stop doubting</i> …

Social Movements

3 things you can do to stop student lunch shaming

Over the past three years, school cafeterias have become an unlikely site of controversy.<p>The problem of school lunch debt, or the debt students …

Social Movements

Colin Kaepernick and Donald Trump weigh in as NFL anthem protests continue in preseason

The NFL's 2018 preseason has officially begun and several players are keeping Colin Kaepernick's controversial protests alive.<p>During the National …

Football (U.S.)

[$$] FT Health: Longevity and social change

Register here to get your free global health briefing by email every Friday. FT Tokyo correspondent Leo Lewis examines the implications for finance, …

Social Movements

Cory Doctorow on Net Neutrality, Social Change, and Free Software by YaleUniversity - Listen to music

Net Neutrality

Riots on the streets of Buenos Aires after Argentina votes against legalising abortion

The streets of Buenos Aires transformed into a fire-filled riot after Argentina's Senate voted against the legalisation of abortion in the first 14 …

Argentina

Facebook: The place where social change goes to die?

<i>By Mark Schaefer</i>The days of innocence and fun on Facebook are over. The platform has devolved into a cacophony of constant political unrest, maybe …

Marketing

Allison Morris: DUP opposition to social change futile

IN a fortnight of festivals that have shown the best of Northern Ireland there has also been a very visual demonstration of just how far apart the …

Ireland

Google Doodle celebrates the life and legacy of first Native American female engineer

<i>This post is part of Mashable's ongoing series The Women Fixing STEM, which highlights trailblazing women in science, tech, engineering, and math, as</i> …

Social Movements

Branchless banks and low data costs: Michael Jordaan, a man with social change on his agenda

article<p>Related Articles: To really go big, we need to go a lot smaller How data can be used to connect brands with their audience Five in Five: …

Bill Gates

Airlines in Australia face increasing pressure over refugees

Activists are condemning Australian airlines for profiting off the deportation of refugees and asylum seekers.<p>First reported by Fairfax, Qantas and …

Human Rights

Pearl Jam’s benefit concerts will do more than just raise millions for Seattle homelessness crisis

You might know Pearl Jam as the world's most famous grunge band, or the soundtrack of your adolescent angst, or a group of talented yet totally …

Social Movements

RA: Serkin

SoundCloud<p>Biography<p>Serkin / SRKN [Tourian Records/ Technodrome / Insert] 
A decade following his initial foray into Barcelona’s underground scene, …

Social Change

Uzo Aduba, Amber Heard, Padma Lakshmi among first confirmed 2018 Social Good Summit speakers

Uzo Aduba, Amber Heard, and Padma Lakshmi are among the first speakers announced for this year’s Social Good Summit.<p>Recently named one of Forbes's …

Amber Heard

Jay-Z made a documentary about Trayvon Martin's murder. Here's what you should know about it.

When Sybrina Fulton was asked to return to Sanford, Florida, the city where her son Trayvon Martin was fatally shot in 2012, she remembers …

Celebrity News

Google Glass paired with the right software could make a big difference for kids with autism

Google Glass may have never been a hit with the average consumer, but it could soon become an important tool for children with autism who hope to …

Autism

Study finds almost no increase in diversity in popular films over the last decade

It's tempting to believe that the recent groundswell in talk about Hollywood's diversity problem would result in actual improvement. But the numbers …

Social Movements

DuSable Museum to host ChangeFest film festival in September

The DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago will host the #ChangeFest film festival in September.<p>DuSable will also be an in-kind title …

Film Festivals

Here's how to plant a tree every time Trump says something dumb about climate change

Imagine, for a second, that you had one of those stress balls that you could squish in your palm whenever Trump said something about the environment …

Climate

Digging in the Dirt

Mr. Fish, also known as Dwayne Booth, is a cartoonist who primarily creates for Truthdig.com and Harpers.com. Mr. Fish's work has also appeared …

Liberal View

Here's how you can help teachers as students head back to school

Come this new school year, consider taking time to help teachers in underfunded schools meet their students' needs.<p>In the past decade, U.S. public …

Teaching

The Customer Is Always Right

Mr. Fish, also known as Dwayne Booth, is a cartoonist who primarily creates for Truthdig.com and Harpers.com. Mr. Fish's work has also appeared …

Los Angeles

9 things you need to know about how to behave around assistance dogs

<i>Forget Shark Week, it’s</i> <i>Bark Week</i> <i>on Mashable. Join us as we celebrate all the good dogs, which we humans do not deserve.</i><p>Recently, I noticed a person …

Animals

One year after Trump tweeted he'd ban transgender troops, the fight to stop him continues

One year ago, President Trump used Twitter to announce a ban on transgender troops. Today, the fight to protect transgender service people is still …

LGBTQI

Disney hops on the straw ban(dwagon)

The Magic Kingdom is ditching plastic straws.<p>In a statement on Thursday, Disney announced that all of its parks except Disney Tokyo will phase out …

Social Movements