Major websites and social media platforms are teaming up for an “epic” online demonstration to show what the web would look like without net neutrality. (COMMONDREAMS) — In addition to making their voices heard in the streets, net neutrality defenders have planned a massive online demonstration this week ahead of the FCC’s scheduled vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s deeply unpopular plan to […]
On May 11th, 2015, more than 37,000 men between the ages of 19-26 woke up to find their surnames on Lithuania’s compulsory military service list. 3,000 were needed for the first wave of recruits, but 2/3 of the first group were filled by volunteers. Some of the men took to social media to express their […]
‘Drug War has Failed’ Governor to Pardon Thousands of People Convicted for Pot
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Warning: Some of these images are graphic and may be inappropriate for the workplace. By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist Because the truth can be hard to grasp, a number of artists have used their abilities in recent years to expose accepted ‘norms’ of society in creative, thought-provoking ways. From “This Activist’s Artwork Speaks Volumes About Present-Day […]
By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist Basketball star Lebron James didn’t have the easiest childhood. Born in Akron, Ohio, his parents often struggled to make ends meet, which is why they sent him to live with the family of Frank Walker. It is a fortunate thing they did because it was through Walker that James learned of his […]
By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist When you’re a child and visit the zoo, the experience can be magical — as well as a bit confusing. This is because, the beasts (from lions and hyenas to elephants and flamingos) tend to behave differently than they do on television shows, such as the Discovery Channel. Many zoo animals […]
By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist Did you know? In less than a decade, the African Elephant is expected to go extinct. This acknowledged, why on Earth would the U.S. — specifically, President Donald Trump — allow trophies from the majestic beasts to be imported into the first-world nations? Most likely, for profit, under the guise of […]
By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist “Satire is fascinating stuff. It’s deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down, there is a drift towards satire, because it’s the only thing that makes any sense” – Ben Nicholsan. John Holcroft is a talented British illustrator known for his ability to merge retro-style illustrations with satirical commentary concerning topics […]
When the news bums you out too many days in a row, it’s time to make art. That’s what Joe Webbart is doing to help make sense of the “craziness of the modern world.” The artist shared with Bored Panda that he makes collages from newspapers, mixing up one image with another (all which are […]
By: Julia Conley/COMMONDREAMS Holding a banner reading “We won’t stop—There’s too much at stake,” demonstrators shut down morning traffic at an office park outside Pittsburgh on Monday, in protest of the harmful effects 15 energy companies in the complex have on the environment. Seas are rising they telling me. Seas rising & so are we. So rise […]
It Begins: Corey Feldman Names Hollywood Pedophiles, Reports It to LAPD on Dr. OZ
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By: Brianna Acuesta/True Activist When Cotton the cat was found on the streets, he was in dire straits and in need of some serious medical care. A man by the name of Joe reportedly said that Cotton “came out of nowhere” and began eating the food set out for Joe’s cat in a frenzy. By […]
By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist Activist Sarah Tough is being commended for taking a stand against animal cruelty when she witnessed teenagers at Crimond Beach in County Durham, England, “torturing” a baby seal. The 25-year-old wrote on Facebook that she was walking her dog when she spotted teenagers messing with the wild animal as if it […]
Intellihub | Hillary Clinton now taking fire from political analyst Donna Brazile for “rigging” the Primary Election
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By: Brianna Acuesta/True Activist When thinking of cooking schools, most people automatically think of expensive, gourmet schools that charge upwards of $40,000 per year and teach people how to cook all the classic restaurant meals and then some. However, not many are thinking about Made in Hackney, a school that uses all plant-based ingredients that […]
By: Amelia Kinney/True Activist Beginning September 2018, public bus transportation in Dunkirk, France will be 100% free of charge. Dunkirk is the largest of 30 French transport authorities to instate free transit policies. The move supports France’s Paris Agreement goals and sets a promising example for other cities worldwide. Dunkirk Mayor Patrice Vergriete says the […]
By: Amelia Kinney/True Activist The nonprofit Magic Wheelchair partnered with students and alumni at Virginia Commonwealth University to create a special Halloween costume for 16-year-old Alex Hayes. Hayes is confined to a wheelchair because she was born with an extremely rare chromosomal mutation, known as GRIN2B. Through the partnering with Magic Wheelchair, the VCU students […]
By: Amelia Kinney/True Activist For more than 10 years, Kris Papiernik and Kia Griffin have been caring for homeless cats on the streets of Philadelphia, PA. When their 5-year-old nephew Shon comes to visit on the weekends, his favourite thing to do is help the cats. In an interview with The Dodo, Papiernik and Griffin […]
By: Amanda Froelich/True Activist How do you turn regular, boring streets into curious art installations? Add some pixelation, of course! This is what Swedish artist Johan Karlgren, also known as Pappas Pärlor, is doing in his local area. According to Bored Panda, Karlgren’s works of art are inspired by his passion: old video games. This is […]