Positive Activism

Category: News


Refugee Realities Post-Paris

It is unreasonable to deny these individuals help because we are afraid of what might happen if we give them their lives back. That is not how humanity works.

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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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Activist Watch List: Noam Chomsky and the Manufacturing of Consent

AWL is a series in which we take a look at documentaries or otherwise important video content that illuminates the issues and conflicts at the heart of the activist community. This episode features “Manufacturing Consent” which highlights Chomsky’s probing analysis of mass media and his critique of the forces at work behind the daily news.

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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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Police Brutality Sparks Outrage in Hong Kong

The video of the police, which was released shortly after, has sparked outrage around the world, and lead to a backing down of police forces in Hong Kong.

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At least 6 dead after US drone strike

According the Al Jazeera, at least 6 “suspected militants have been killed by a US drone strike in the North Waziristan tribal area of Pakistan. Today’s strike is the 4th US strike in the country in recent months, occurring after…

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