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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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Spring 2015 Activist Spotlight: Asher Platts

Every quarter, Positive Activism seeks to discover a new activist and find out what what really makes them tick! This spotlight piece features Asher Platts. Here Asher shares his story of how he came to be so involved with the Greens and offers inspiration to those considering becoming involved with the political system.

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Wrapping up the Homeless Alleviation campaign

Through the generosity of our donors and hard work of a few volunteers, we were able to purchase the materials for, create, and deliver seventy two care packages that will be handed out to Madison’s homeless population if/when they cannot be admitted to shelters.

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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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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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Ukrainian Revolt, Gay Rights in Uganda, and Counterterrorism in this week’s Activist Update

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has fled the country, protesters are bloodied and dead, Outcry over Uganda’s latest Anti-Gay bill, A mix of al Qaeda, local insurgents, and organized criminals, require counterterrorist reactions according to 18 Western and African nations.

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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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Sweatshops, Child Labor and What You Can Do

Putting the problem into context: The Gap In October 2007, New Dehli (India) children as young as ten years old were discovered in factories producing clothing for the Gap. In 2007, three people died in an Indian factory producing for…

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Kenyan Service Trip Wrap Up

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