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Monthly Archives: April 2014


Reflecting on Rape Culture now that Sexual Assault Awareness Month Has Ended

Every 2 minutes an American is sexually assaulted, which equates to a staggering 237,868 new victims of sexual assault every year. Still think Rape Culture isn’t real?

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Activist Spotlight: Yoni Miller

Every quarter, Positive Activism seeks to discover a new activist and find out what what really makes them tick! This Spring’s spotlight piece features Yoni Miller, a media watchdog, anti-repression activist, and dual citizen.

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4/16 Activist Update: Two Boko Haram Attacks, Torture in Syria, and Sudanese refugees flee to Ethiopia

Get the latest activist news through Positive Activism. This week we feature articles from Nigeria, Syria, Sudan, and Ethiopia.

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Friend of PA, Harvey J Kaye appears on Bill Moyers

This week, Bill speaks with historian Harvey J. Kaye, author of the new book, The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great, about how FDR’s speech was a rallying cry to build the kind of progressive society that Roosevelt hoped for but did not live to see at war’s end.

Kaye says the president was able to mobilize Americans who created “the strongest and most prosperous country in human history.” How did they do it? By working toward the Four Freedoms and making America “freer, more equal and more democratic.”

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Op-ed: A Massacre of Wolves is Taking Place

For about two years now, a wolf genocide has been occurring in North America. The population of Gray wolves in the Northern Rockies have plummeted; a slaughter of 2700 wolves in six states has occurred as of February 2014. Why?

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The Marijuana War – Part I

What are the moral or ethical implications behind drug use and should those implications lead to regulated (or banned) consumption for people?

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