Archive for ‘activism’

September 6, 2017

How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

The real story of how Dick Gregory helped find the bodies of three slain Civil Rights workers killed during Freedom Summer.

Source: How Dick Gregory Forced The FBI To Find The Bodies Of Three Slain Civil Rights Workers

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September 2, 2017

Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

To achieve radical democracy, we need to rethink our undemocratic economic system.

Source: Social Democracy Can Only Tame Capitalism. We Need to Overcome It.

September 1, 2017

A New Bill of Rights for Workers: 10 Demands the Labor Movement Can Fight for and Win

Now is the time for unions to rewrite the rules.

Source: A New Bill of Rights for Workers: 10 Demands the Labor Movement Can Fight for and Win

December 23, 2016

A Gentle Reminder That Jesus Was A Brown Middle Eastern Refugee Who Would Not Have Voted For Trump – The Stories – Medium

He might have flipped over some tables at Mar-a-Lago, though.

Source: A Gentle Reminder That Jesus Was A Brown Middle Eastern Refugee Who Would Not Have Voted For Trump – The Stories – Medium

December 22, 2016

God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

Muzzio’s story is one that may be familiar to anyone who’s been forced to hide who they are when it comes to their sexuality or their religious identity.

Source: God Told Me To Hate You (Book Review) – The Gaytheist Manifesto

December 12, 2016

Progressive Picks

As part of its commitment to providing independent information and resources to its readers, Truthout chooses a Progressive Pick every week: an independent book or DVD that we find thought-provoking and insightful.

Source: Progressive Picks

December 12, 2016

The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

Source: The Women’s March on Washington is ON!

December 11, 2016

Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

In a democracy, the public influences policy but the US state largely works to benefit the privileged and powerful.

Source: Socialism for the Rich, Capitalism for the Poor: An Interview With Noam Chomsky

December 10, 2016

WATCH: “Eat, sleep, and screw” — cannabis “helps people thrive” – Salon.com

Joe Dolce, author of “Brave New Weed,” joins Salon’s Alli Joseph to discuss the effects of cannabis VIDEO

Source: WATCH: “Eat, sleep, and screw” — cannabis “helps people thrive” – Salon.com

December 10, 2016

A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com

“Democracy Now!” was at Standing Rock before the mainstream media even knew about it — and that’s nothing new

Source: A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com