Category Archives: Activism

For Earth Day…

Let’s take heart from the abolition movement. This earth day article is three years old. Its a good essay. On Earth Day three years later, Harriet Tubman, we’re told, will be on twenty dollar bills. Some are happy about this, … Continue reading

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Protesting Trump because we can

  (Photo by Scott Lynch/ Gothamist) It’s been an interesting week in New York. People are tired of things and still protesting things. They’re tired of corruption, they’re tired of closed primaries, they’re tired of lies. Few American cities feel the … Continue reading

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Florida anarchist makes day 

“What’s on your mind?” Some people answer that question seen daily, a fixture of daily life, on Facebook. It’s an open ended statement that they leave and no one knows who exactly they’re addressing unless they say.  Some go right … Continue reading

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Transforming the Walk of Fame with #blacklivesmatter

People are making the Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard famous for a different reason: it can also be a place for activism. (I think.) Activists have made some of the empty tiles into tributes to those who have been … Continue reading

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Standing Up to Terrorism in Richardson

In response to the Sony hack, the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater in Richardson, TX decided to show a film about Kim Jong Il, a 2004 satirical documentary instead of The Interview. Scheduled for December 27th, Team America has a good … Continue reading

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Wave of anti-net neutrality comments has ties to Koch Brothers

“A letter-writing campaign that appears to have been organized by a shadowy organization with ties to the Koch Brothers inundated the Federal Communications Commission with missives opposed to net neutrality (NN), an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation reveals. Over the … Continue reading

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Strange Petition on Net Neutrality

It’s very strange and misleading with emotionally charged manipulative language. Huh? http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/12/shadowy-anti-net-neutrality-group-submitted-56-5-of-comments-to-fcc/

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Die-in in Brooklyn

There was a die-in last night outside a Brooklyn basketball game. The game, at the Barclays Center, which was attended by celebrities as well as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, became a site of protest outside of the facility. … Continue reading

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Denton Becomes First City in Texas to Ban Fracking

Fracking a “Nuisance,” Denton Tells Court by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune Dec. 1, 2014 One day before its first-in-Texas ban on hydraulic fracturing is set to take effect, Denton called the oil and gas extraction technique a “public nuisance” … Continue reading

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A way to help single moms serve Thanksgiving Dinner to their families

Scary Mommy is an internet community for “imperfect parents.” It’s a resourceful site that was started by a mother a few years ago. Three years ago, a Thanksgiving initiative started to help feed families on Thanksgiving. It helped feed a … Continue reading

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