The video seeks to raise awareness about the prevalent issue of street harassment, which may turn into something more than catcalling.
With an estimated 500,000 marchers on the National Mall in Washington D.C., the Women’s March is now the largest inaugural-related protest in U.S. history.
According to Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Center, a cold front is moving across northern India and everyone is beginning to feel the chill – including wildlife. To protect the sanctuary’s pachyderm residents, activists in the nation have volunteered to knit giant sweaters to keep the previously abused mammals warm and protected.
For the Women’s March in Washington D.C., over 200,000 people have RSVP’d to participate in the march and more than 1,200 bus permits were requested for parking at RFK Stadium—which is more than 6 times the amount of requests for Inauguration Day. The aim of the march is multi-faceted but all pro-human rights, and the organizers are calling not just on women but on anyone that is a defender of human rights.
Roberto Vason’s inspiring story of overcoming poverty to becoming a millionaire is amazing. However what makes him so special is the vast amount people across the globe he has assisted with his fortune. Read his awesome story in this article!
One of the best remedies for a broken heart is to get outside and help others. This is exactly what a man name Mike Connell did after his wife of 25 years passed away. The New Yorker honored his former partnership by dressing up as Santa Claus and delivering “blessing bags” to homeless citizens in New York.
In this inspirational, 2-minute video, activist and Academy Award nominated actor Mark Ruffalo shares his positive vision of the future with TYT’s Emma Vigeland, including: “We are on the precipice of what could be the Golden Age of humanity.”
The water protectors won a huge victory with the Corps of Engineers decision—a victory that benefits not only the Sioux tribes, not only those along the Missouri River, but everyone. As we navigate what may be the most dangerous time in human history, the lessons from Standing Rock can guide us.
After Sunday’s decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sunday to deny the Dakota Access Pipeline a permit to tunnel under the Missouri River, Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the pipeline, filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Army Corps’ decision, and the suit will be heard in court on Friday.
To grasp just how important the Standing Rock movement is for not only the indigenous but activists involved, scroll through these photos that were captured by several talented photographers. This issue is far from over, and the determination and spirit which is evident in the people gathered near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, can be witnessed in the following photographs…
Hundreds of veterans from across the United States took a knee and begged for forgiveness for crimes committed toward indigenous people in the name of the U.S. military.
The DAPL will no longer be routed underneath a dammed section of the Missouri River that the Standing Rock Sioux tribe says sits near sacred burial ground. Concern for the pipeline’s development also includes the risk it could pose to the Indigenous peoples’ – and future generations’ – water supply.
For supporters who are unable to travel to Standing Rock to stand with the Indigenous water protectors in person, Tara Houska of Honor the Earth urges people to write to President Barack Obama to demand executive action against the controversial pipeline project (see video).
“These catastrophic projects can’t continue, and as citizens of Planet Earth, we can’t allow banks to use our money to fund them,” said Barb Drake, an organizer of the Seattle action, which saw over 100 people calling on Wells Fargo to divest from the project.