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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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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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In Response to Helen Zille’s “The Real Story Behind the Lwandle Evictions,” and her “Law of the Jungle” Comments.

At least in the jungle communities can live without fear of such crimes, and not have to wonder whether or not their own government will play politics with what remains of their lives.

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Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future

As things stand, substantial strides have been made regarding the formation, enumeration, and recognition of human rights, but there are myriad obstacles inhibiting the international community from protecting these rights.

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Positive Activism Fall Spotlight: Aly Wane

Every quarter, Positive Activism seeks to discover a new activist and find out what what really makes them tick! This fall’s spotlight piece features Aly Wane an “illegal alien” fighting for peace, equality, and the fair treatment of immigrants. Read…

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Your True Purchasing Power – Part Two – Behind Every Product is a Story

Ever think about where our food, clothes, and all other products come from and how they are produced? While this thought may occur when we purchase everyday products, we sometimes just buy a certain product because it’s convenient or, for…

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Your True Purchasing Power – Part One – Using Your Money as a Political Tool

Welcome to the first part of a two part series on purchasing power. This short series will focus around the idea that you, and I, and each individual consumer is a political actor, whether we know it or not, and…

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Kenyan Service Trip Wrap Up

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Reader Poll – What type of activism are you most passionate about / interested in?

We want to know what YOU think! Answers to this poll will help us tailor our content to our readers. So help us out!

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Chelsea Manning and the Whistleblower Witch Hunt

Chelsea Manning was found not guilty of aiding the enemy on Tuesday when she exposed war crimes committed by the United States. While this may sound like a victory for Manning and her supporters (and in some ways it is), Manning was…

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