Posts Tagged ‘activism’

From the Frontlines: Israel Activism on Campus

Baker Hall at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Photo: Wikipedia Commons. Colleges work hard to support their various student populations — but Jewish and pro-Israel students often don’t receive this consideration. As a pro-Israel activist at UMass Amherst, I faced not only alienation, but outright discrimination. Zionist students, alumni, and campus organizations must unite […]

Australian Military Reminded Its Role is “Lethal Violence” & Not “Woke” Activism

The Australian military has been reminded by MPs that its core mission is the “application of lethal violence” in response to concerns about it being too “woke” following a performance during which scantily clad dancers twerked on a Navy ship. The advisory came after awkward scenes where young women gyrated suggestively in front of military […]

Straight From the Horse’s Mouth: Antisemitism Is Inherent to SJP Activism

The campus of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. On February 26th, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Brown University hosted an event featuring speakers who discussed Palestinian activism. Unsurprisingly, it was an exercise in antisemitic rhetoric and argumentation, including hateful tropes such as, “These attacks on capital, on money are […]

Is Real-World Activism Part of our Spiritual Journey?

The Facts: We’re in a time where truly making sense of what is going on around us has become incredibly important as more consequential decisions are being made in our world based on faulty thinking. Reflect On: Increasing self awareness leads to a better understanding of ourselves and how we think. Can we better explore […]

Activism With LaRouchePAC

LaRouchePAC–The Biden border crisis was manufactured to sow fear, panic and outrage within the working classes of our nation. The Biden Zombie program is clear, lower the value of human life in every way possible. The cheap labor policies of the free traders, combined with the WTO globalist agenda and the corporatist policies over the […]

KC Tenants’ Month Of Activism Broke The System

Above photo: KC Tenants gathered at the downtown Jackson County Courthouse on January 7th, blockading both of the courthouse’s main entrances demanding a cease to evictions. Chase Castor. Daniel Halferty was behind on rent. “When I made a partial payment in October, [my landlord] texted me, berating me.” Halferty had been hunting for a job […]

Lessons From A Decade Of Student Activism In The UK

Above photo: Students demonstrate against cuts and fees in London. November 10, 2010. Andrew Moss / Flickr. The pandemic has exposed the disgraceful failures of market reforms in the British higher education sector. But the resistance of students continues. Ten years ago, tens of thousands of students flooded the streets of London protesting against fees, […]

How consumption is the core of the climate change problem, and the decline in climate activism

Looking back at the climate change movements for the past couple of decades, it is easier to notice the role of governments and corporations of the Industrial era, in triggering the massive climate change effect. When it comes to main causes of climate change and global warming, more than often, fossil fuels, chemical affluent and […]

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

Browse > Home / News / 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence November 26, 2020 by   Read on for article The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an annual campaign that calls for an end to violence against […]

Biden staffer attacked for past pro-Palestine activism

This week, President-elect Joe Biden named Reema Dodin as a deputy director of the Office of Legislative Affairs. Dodin, who currently serves as the deputy chief of staff and floor director for Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) will be the first ever Palestinian-American senior White House staffer. Excited that my Floor Director, Reema Dodin, will be […]

Activism: Support Persecuted Professor Who Is a Target For Telling the Truth

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Activism: Break Up Big Tech Petition

by Admin · Published October 25, 2020 · Updated October 25, 2020 Our pro-life reporting is being attacked. So is the truth. We can’t back down in the fight against abortion!View this email in your browser PETITION UPDATE (10/24 Hello! Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have been summoned to appear before the […]

Still time to support mobilize-the-vote Progressive activism, keys to winning close races

More good news. However appalling was Trump’s temper-tantrum barrage last night, he doubled down on his worst campaign blunder: be the center of attention and make the election about him. Has anyone ever more clearly rushed off the electoral cliff? In the process, he will bring down Republican senate candidates too cowardly to denounce a […]

The New Faces Of BC’s Old-Growth Activism

By Serena Renner, The Tyee. September 21, 2020 Above photo: Torrance Coste and Emily Hoffpauir, campaigners with the Wilderness Committee near Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park on Vancouver Island. Serena Renner. It’s not mom and dad’s ‘War in the Woods.’ Meet the forest rebels trying to decolonize direct action. Last in a series. Editor’s note: This is the […]

Kevin Zeese: A Giant In The World Of Activism

Above photo: Kevin Zeese, pictured first on the right, alongside the other Embassy Protectors. “Kevin leaves an enormous hole in his wake.” “He would want his legacy to be that we filled it by multiplying our efforts to bring about a better world,” Hawkins said. The Hawkins/Walker campaign is very sad to report that our Press […]

The ‘Wall of Vets’ Continues Long Legacy Of Veteran Activism 

Above photo: A group of military vets formed a wall on the front lines of protests in Portland, Ore., a week after federal officers struck a Navy veteran who said he approached them to ask a question. By Octavio Jones for The New York Times. Military veterans have long been resisting war, promoting positive peace, and defending […]

‘Likudism’ invades the academy: continued Zionist attacks on activism and scholarship at SFSU

A lot of Israelis by the same token are probably unemployable. David Shulman “One has to bear in mind that Israelis live in a largely mythic world, a somewhat modified and vastly simplified version of the Iliad. In this starkly polarized vision of reality, in which Israelis are by definition innocent victims of dark, irrational […]

Pro-White Activism: How to Stop the Perpetrators of Genocide Against White “Gentile” Americans: Then and Now, Part 1

© Elena Haskins – All Rights Reserved In 1997 I posted the original version of this article on my website www.wakeupordie.com. The article was written in response to email(s) asking “What can I do?”. “How to Stop the Perpetrators of Genocide Against White ‘Gentile’ Americans” was copied and reposted with and sometimes without credit (and yes, […]

GOVERNMENT SPONSORED TERRORISM RED VINYL PREORDER

We are excited to announce that we are pressing GOVERNMENT SPONSORED TERRORISM on RED VINYL for the first time! We have 9 days left to fill our preorder goal and need your help! This limited edition, hand numbered pressing is being funded by all of you! We just need to sell 100 pre-orders to get […]

Watching The Hawks – Slacktivism, Activism & 21st Century Protest | Watching The Hawks on RT America |

Watching The Hawks – Slacktivism, Activism & 21st Century Protest | Watching The Hawks on RT America | Watching The Hawksyoutube.com Comedian Lee Camp and author D. Watkins discuss the complex relationship of social media activism online and the activism ground game in the streets. Journalist Nafeez Ahmed previews some of the lesser known ties […]

‘I found a system of segregated roads’ — Anna Baltzer’s path to activism

P.S. FROM WIKIPEDIA AS OF 2/27/14: ■ Defence mechanisms From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – https://web.archive.org/web/20140227185512/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defence_mechanisms [EXCERPTS] . . . In Freudian psychoanalytic theory, defense mechanisms are psychological strategies brought into play [primarily ~ J.L.D.] by the unconscious mind[4] to manipulate, deny, or distort reality in order to defend against feelings of anxiety and unacceptable […]

I Am American, Jewish, and Banned From Israel for My Activism

This month, the Israeli government announced that activists affiliated with 20 organizations, including my organization Codepink, would be banned from entering Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories because of our support for the nonviolent boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights. As a Jew, this causes me tremendous sadness because I have a lifetime attachment […]

Over-the-top environmental activism against coal-fired power plants leaves New Englanders FREEZING as grid teeters on failure

(Natural News) No one in their right mind wants to breathe dirty air or leave our country and our earth worse off for the next generation and beyond. That includes “conservatives” and “capitalists” who are always accused by the Left as wanting to destroy the planet. That said, there has to be a better balance […]

Only grassroots activism and global solidarity can bring justice to Palestine

Less than a week after Trump’s announcement, predictions that it  will inevitably lead to greater violence appear to be coming true as Israel clamps down on protesters taking to the streets.  By Sunday night, over 800 Palestinians were injured, and four killed, in Jerusalem, Bethlehem, as well as the Gaza Strip, which has come under […]

#HURESIST Is Anti-Racist Student Activism That Goes Beyond Trump

In the wave of movements and trends of the Trump era, #HUResist is a powerful and often overlooked student-led initiative at Howard University that goes beyond anti-Trump organizing. The student movement for administrative transparency started not long after President Donald Trump was elected. Students became aware of the cozy relationship blossoming on campus between the […]

DUI Checkpoint Activism + College Know-Your-Rights Outreach

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Artist Ai Weiwei On The Ingredients For Effective Activism

Above Photo: Ai Weiwei during the filming of “Human Flow.” (Courtesy of Amazon Studios) Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. In 2003, artist and activist Ai Weiwei landed a plum commission from the Chinese government: designing the Beijing […]

Radical Self Care: Six Ways Activism Is Good For You

Above Photo: Karl Sonnenberg / Shutterstock Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us breakthrough. Resistance is itself a form self-care and being politically engaged can benefit your overall health. Seemingly everyday we wake to some new terrifying and dispiriting […]

US Wages Cyberwar Abroad Under Cover of “Activism”

August 22, 2017 By Joseph Thomas The threat of cyberterrorism has competed for center stage in American politics with fears of “Russian hackers” disrupting everything from elections to electrical grids. And yet as US policymakers wield threats of cyberterrorism to promote a long and growing list of countermeasures and pretexts for expanding […]

Activism Worked! After 146 Years, The Ringling Brothers Take A Final Bow

What was once known as “the Greatest Show On Earth” has now come to an end, as the Ringling Brothers gave their final performance on Sunday, March 20th in New York. Many across America were saddened by the news that this travelling circus, a household name for 146 years, would be no more. To many […]

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