IN the NEWS this week Earth Guardians on Fracking (see links below pic)
Teacher and Principal... Read More
Tokyo is one of those cities with a very outspoken and recognizable style. This becomes even more clear when you take a look at the city’s remarkable signs on the... Read More
The truth is…
You are being deceived about your food. If you’re concerned or even outraged, you have every reason to be. If you care about your health,... Read More
Just 18 years old, Tarannum, Tabassum and Rubina have been running an informal study center for the children of the village Sajoi near Varanasi for the last 2... Read More
Dear Friend of Sea Shepherd,
Thank you so much for your support throughout Operation Zero Tolerance, it has been unbelievable. The Institute of Cetacean Research, the... Read More
A low-cost, high-impact incremental framework for improving your community in short order
Via Project for Public Spaces
“Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper” (LQC) describes... Read More
You may have heard about downtown Detroit’s big comeback story. Campus Martius has become one of America’s great urban squares. Demand for housing has... Read More
Starting in nine days, more than 120 groups (and counting) from 18 countries plus thousands of individuals will take action in their community for International... Read More
Here’s the thing about rape culture. It’s scary.
It reminds us that sexual assault necessarily involves the dehumanization of victims,... Read More
What does our public space mean to us? How can we use art to reclaim it? How does art start conversations, turn bystanders into upstanders, and build movements?
Via... Read More
Last week, I attended an event called “Speak Out with Street Art” that was held at the offices of the Women’s Information Network in Washington, D.C. This event... Read More
On Saturday 22nd September over 400 Skateistan students, their families and friends students joined together with other young afghans and committee staff from a... Read More
Last year, you joined us as we occupied biotech giant Monsanto headquarters across the country and in St. Louis at Monsanto’s home base. Later in the year,... Read More
I’m in the midst of strategizing our fight against Arctic drilling with my colleagues here at Pacific Environment. *We were talking about the fact that the... Read More
February was a busy month for End Ecocide in Europe with lots of conferences and media presence. But even more than that, it was also a month where we secured the... Read More
The armed conflict between the Kurdish insurgency and Turkish forces has killed around 40,000 people since 1984.
Via Al Jazeera
Trabzon, known for its Turkish identity... Read More
The United Nations has been ordered to pay a former employee $65,000 in a lawsuit that has raised questions about the UN’s commitment to protecting whistleblowers... Read More
Blair’s schedule is now a closely guarded secret to avoid protesters who stalk his public appearances [AFP]
London, United Kingdom- It was only... Read More
A new investigation by Global Witness today reveals the systemic corruption and illegality at the heart of government in Sarawak, Malaysia’s largest state. A film,... Read More
“LBJ LBJ, how many kids have you killed today?”
During our days at Student magazine, this is what we used to chant outside of the US Embassy in an attempt to... Read More
Groups all over the world are resisting the status quo of profit maximization by putting society’s happiness, health and the Earth first. This work, though,... Read More
Though I’ve used bike-sharing programs in three different countries (Spain, America and Canada), it wasn’t until I saw a news story about a bike-sharing... Read More
Posted 15 March 2013 7:06 GMT. Written byAyumi Nakajima
via GLOBAL VOICES ONLINE
Two years after the powerful earthquake and resulting tsunami off... Read More
We are thrilled to announce a new friend to YL.
It’s FREESPIRIT FOUNDATION with their children and youth projects in the Village of Moree, Ghana.... Read More
There are two uncomfortable realities about sexual assault in America.
By Danielle Belton for Ebony.com
No matter who it happens to (male, female, teen, adult, elderly... Read More
Zerlina Maxwell is a political analyst and staff writer for The Loop 21. You can follow her on Twitter: @ZerlinaMaxwell
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Zerlina Maxwell is a political analyst and soon-to-be attorney. You can follow her on Twitter @ZerlinaMaxwell.
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Over the past week, political analyst Zerlina Maxwell has received racially fueled death threats for speaking out against rape. Maxwell, who is a rape survivor, appeared... Read More
Do you have any idea how far your activism is going? You are not only helping to ignite necessary changes in the food supply today, you are paving way for change for... Read More
Malo ni! My name is Mikaele Maiava. I’m writing from the Pacific Island archipelago of Tokelau to ask you to join with us in action as we take on the fossil fuel... Read More
In This Issue
Enough Is Enough: CSW 57 Takes on Violence against Women
Health Care for Women: Basic Right or Market Commodity?
Checking... Read More
Cairo – Two years after the Egyptian people took to the streets demanding an end to the dictatorial regime of the former president Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are now... Read More
Square.com has created a revolutionary new technology through which you can process credit cards with your phone. All you have to do is register online at square.com and... Read More
Pyur…pyur… pyur… The sound of waters pounding in the ocean. Two little fish swim in a blue clear ocean. “Hey, dude! How is it going?” says one little... Read More
Sedgwick, Maine has done what no other town in the United States has done. The town unanimously passed an ordinance giving its citizens the right “to produce, process,... Read More
Default on the public debt, nationalization of the banks, and a citizen dividend could actually save the Italian economy.
Comedian Beppe... Read More
When political leaders look at the need to cut carbon dioxide emissions to curb global warming, they ask the question: How much of a cut is politically feasible? At the... Read More
The city of Pontevedra in northwest Spain has become a leader in walker-friendly urban policy over the past 15 years. In light of its relative anonymity and... Read More
After almost two years of debate, the European Parliament has voted to overhaul the management of its fisheries, the fifth largest in the world.
The European fleet... Read More
Something happens when someone moves into the public eye. Other people think Spotlight Person has it all together.... Read More