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How the Public Is Using the Internet to Score Major Victories Against Corporate Food Giants
Society & Culture  (tags: food, Internet, petitions, blogs, activism )

Freya
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
It used to be if you had a problem with your food, you'd grab a pen and pencil. Today customers have turned to online petitioning tools to drive complaints especially when it comes to their food.
The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, activism, resistance, activists, politics, rights, humans, society, culture, news )

Cal
- 22 days ago - ipsnews.net
peace activists are currently assembled in Cape Town's City Hall, for the quadrennial meeting of the 93-year-old War Resister's International (WRI), a global network of activists from far-flung regions fighting on every imaginable front, from anti-traffic
Vikings Invade British Museum As Activists Challenge Big Oil's Propaganda Machine -
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, activists, Big Oil, guerila theater, corporate abuse, politics, society, world )

Cal
- 40 days ago - occupy.com
In London, oil companies sponsor the national centers of art, opera, theater and music. The branding in turn backs up the industry's lobbying of British politicians. -
Meet the Navajo Activist Who Got the Washington Redskins' Trademark Revoked
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous rights, activism, REdskins logo, law, news, goodnews, politics, society )

Cal
- 41 days ago - alternet.org
The ruling over the Redskins' name has been hailed as the latest sign that the team's owner will inevitably be forced to drop it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CLICK TO GIVE---HELP US END HOMELESSNESS!
Society & Culture  (tags: Homelsssness, click to give, society, charity, activism, making a difference, politics, ethics, family, americans, government, freedoms, activists )

Cal
- 181 days ago - clicktogive.com
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States. By improving policy, building capacity, and educating opinion leaders, the Alliance has become a lea
SECOND CHANCES: "Homeboy-Made" at the Homeboy Bakery
Society & Culture  (tags: second chanes, activism, activists, GoodNews, society, politics, education, goodnews, news )

Cal
- 249 days ago - cbsnews.com
Twenty-five years ago Father Greg Boyle started working with gang members in the poorest parish of Los Angeles. Today, his program, Homeboy Industries - a bakery and cafe employing former gang members - has grown to become one of the largest and most succ
Spirit Day : Go Purple on October 17, 2013 ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, rights, LGBT, purple, activism )

Cher Away
- 306 days ago - glaad.org
Millions wear purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Take the Spirit Day Pledge now!!!
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Homeless to Business Owner: How One Running Club Helps People Make Dramatic Changes
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, making a difference, World Environment Day, action, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, humans, nature, wildlife, GoodNews, green, politics, trees, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 307 days ago - screen.yahoo.com
PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO! In 2007, Anne Mahlum started Back on My Feet in Philadelphia. She uses running to help homeless men and women change the way they see themselves so they can make real changes in their lives
Aboriginal Housing Crisis in Canada Threatens to Explode
Society & Culture  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

Cal
- 538 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Efforts by the Red Cross, and emergency funding for housing repairs, have improved the most dire of Attawapiskat's housing situations, but Spence and other leaders hope meetings with government can address the wider aboriginal housing crisis by resettin
Our Words Are Our Weapons
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, confucius, criticism, democracy, election 2012, journalism, language, rectification of names )

Judy
- 639 days ago - truthdig.com
Calling lies "lies" and theft "theft" and violence "violence," loudly, clearly, and consistently, until truth becomes more than a bump in the road, is a powerful aspect of political activism.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Jason Mraz-- DO A COVER OF 'American Pie' for CHARITY
Society & Culture  (tags: MUSIC, Jason Mraz, inspirational music, American Pie, activism, activists, news )

Cal
- 686 days ago - change.org
Jason Mraz is one of the most inspirational singers/songwriters, change-makers, humanitarians in the world...please sign if you would like him to record a cover Don McLeans classic 'American Pie' with a portion of the proceeds going to the Jason Mraz Foun
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help the Lakota Sioux Save Their Sacred Black Hills Land!
Society & Culture  (tags: Pe Sla, native rights, sacred land, activism, politics, politics, society, ethics, americans, government, freedoms, news )

Cal
- 703 days ago - avaaz.org
The auction was cancelled at the last minute, and it's clear public pressure played a roleThe Lakota Sioux tribes continue to ask as many people across the US and around the world to stand in solidarity, and demand the US government collaborate on a long-
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protest September Executions and Possible Actions.
Society & Culture  (tags: pending executions, justice, death penalty, activism, activists, society, politics, activists, ethics, safety, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 704 days ago - weacttoday.info
This blog post will give you an overview of this month's (September 2012) planned executions with links to articles,websites and petitions. We encourage you to contact governors to protest to the death penalty every time it is imposed!
TAKE ACTION NOW! HELP SAVE SACRED SIOUX LANDS FROM DEVELOPMENT! A Request to Help Save Pe' Sla
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, activism, society, politics, activists, rights )

Cal
- 706 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Right now, The Oceti Sakowin is battling against the clock to save Pe' Sla, one of our most sacred sites. Pe' Sla, located in the center of the Black Hills. Besides playing an essential role in our creation story and star knowledge, ceremonies essential
Bruce Springsteen and the Song of the Working Man
Society & Culture  (tags: rock, bruce, Bruce Springsteen, music, activism, culture, news, education, society, politics, usa, interesting )

Cal
- 773 days ago - cnn.com
In a rare press conference earlier this year, Bruce Springsteen spoke to reporters about his life and his music
 

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