Activist Tom Hayden talked about the power of movements in finding a path to unity. Unity does not mean lock-step agreement on every issue or detail, it does mean finding an avenue by which to bring our presently atomized struggles for peace, the environment, racial, social, and economic justice together.
Progressive icon and anti-war activist turned California lawmaker Tom Hayden passed on Sunday at the age of 76. Hayden dedicated his life to peace, social justice, and activism.
In 2008, Ashton Kutcher founded an organization with his ex-wife Demi Moore called Thorn. Thorn’s ultimate mission is to eliminate the sex trafficking and child exploitation over the internet. Since its debut, Thorn has helped rescue an astonishing 6,000 trafficking victims. In addition, 2,000 traffickers have been caught.
Through building and supporting alternatives such as local food networks, health services, mutual defense groups, and peer to peer economies and communication networks, Freedom Cells will be better able to disconnect and decouple themselves from state institutions they deem unworthy of their support.
For Clowns Without Borders, prejudice nor language barriers get in the way of performing for people in need of a laugh. Laughter is universal, as is a form of entertainment that primarily uses bodily movement, such as clowning.
In North Dakota, 27 Indigenous water protectors were arrested in Monday’s action to peacefully occupy a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site. The arrests at the hands of militarized police came less than a day after a federal court of appeals ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux’s request for an emergency injunction against the controversial pipeline project.
What if one single word could “flip the paradigm,” unleashing the power to create enough for ourselves, enough for our communities and enough for the planet? And what if it wasn’t a trick or a gimmick, but a universal truth written into the very design of the cosmos?
The running theme of this poem is that of justice and in the western media we have a systematic dehumanizing of groups that are different from ourselves. Media will affiliate groups with other groups that do not share the same ideology, but many will believe them to have the affiliation.
The reason given for why the DEA declined to downgrade the federal classification of cannabis was that “science doesn’t support” the notion cannabis may be used for medical purposes. That’s total rubbish. Here’s why…
Let’s count every single win, big and small, that our focus and hard work have achieved in addressing the grip of money in politics. As we work to remove that democracy-destroying power, we build confidence and avenues for shaping new rules governing our society so that America works for all of us.
It’s the answer to the question that you have been waiting for God herself to deliver unto you. What is the best political stance to take? Should I be a conservative? Or a liberal? Which is the more “spiritual” ideology? Which is the more righteous, the more holy, or in the parlance of the new […]
Unfortunately, most individuals have no clue about how reality works and are instead engaged in fruitless fighting against each other. How are we meant to wake these people up to the actual reality they live in before we sink into complete totalitarianism? The first step is to encourage ourselves and others to ask the following questions.
According to the organizer, New York photographer Spencer Tunick, “the work is for my daughters, for their future, for them not to grow up in a society with hate, for them to grow up in a world with less violence toward women and more opportunities for them.”
While the name, Black Lives Matter, could be perceived as an exclusive club where others aren’t welcome, nothing could be further from the truth. BLM, as the movement is often abbreviated, only wants to level the playing field, and welcomes supporters from any race, creed, religion, gender — anyone — who acknowledges systemic disparities present in the U.S.