Positive Activism

Category: Editorials


In Defense of Bernie Sanders

In August this author questioned Bernie’s motives, now he’s urging us to vote for the Vermont Senator in the primaries.

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Paris in the Days After

The people of Paris did not die at the hands of the Islamic State so we could surrender our ideals to fanatics.

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Opinion: Bernie Sanders, the Sheepdog Socialist

Will Sanders’s campaign usher in change for the Democratic Party, or will it serve to Shepard young liberals into Hilary’s camp? One socialist weighs in on Bernie’s legitimacy as a candidate and as a progressive.

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Against Right-to-Work: The Case for Unity in a Divided World

The rhetoric, like their policies, is divisive. It speaks to the spirit of competition, pitting us in an imagined “us vs. them” scenario where we must compete with each other and prostitute ourselves to the industries and businesses in order to prosper. Unfortunately, this is the reality which Governor Scott Walker and the Republican leadership have imposed upon us.

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You Need to Donate to the International Rescue Committee. Here’s Why.

Around the world there are people who are suffering and struggling to live conflict free lives: in the Congo, in South Sudan, in Laos, in Syria, and several other places. These persons often flee their homes, becoming categorized in one of three ways based on United Nations definitions. It is our duty to help them.

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The Marijuana War Part II

James Bittner discusses the philosophical arguments buried beneath the surface of drug use and regulation in Part II of his series.

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Governor Walker Needs to Reconsider His New Drug Testing Policy

In Wisconsin, whatever Governor Walker’s intentions may be with his drug testing policy, the evidence shows that to implement such a policy would condemn WI taxpayers to frivolous spending in order to catch insignificant amounts of users. Additionally, it is morally wrong to use taxpayer funds in order to violate the constitutional rights of the poor.

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Renovating Marriage For The Digital Age

This article is not about who should be allowed to marry nor what constitutes a marriage, but rather where we feel as a society the point of interaction between love and government should be.

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Opportunities for All, Regardless of Ability

Funding for companies that employ people with disabilities is being threatened across the nation. One woman tells a personal story and asks for your assistance.

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5 Tips to Avoiding “Compassion Fatigue”

Fighting for a cause that we are passionate about and being deeply embedded in the activist lifestyle while amazing and rewarding can also be exhausting. Don’t let compassion fatigue get to you!

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