All 3 of these websites are just like any other activist/petition website and just as with any website it is important to be careful. I apologize for my extreme stupidity and inconsistency in comparing them with care2, change.org and avaaz
By 2030, it is projected that India's population will surpass China's. This is a cause for great concern for the nation, and India has already set up precautions. Unfortunately, these plans have violated the human rights of many Indian women, as those who
The Tanzanian government plans to kick 40,000 Maasai people off their ancestral land to make way for a luxury big game hunting reserve. A section of the famous Serengeti plains, which teems with lions, leopards, elephants, wildebeest, zebra and buffalo,
Amani is a youth volunteer in Palestine working with our local partner organisation. She is one of many young volunteers involved in theatre productions and talks which explain that women should not have to live with sexual harassment or assault and...
Black people have to learn everything about white people just to stay alive. White people just don't get that
Because it is a kind of racial Rorschach into which each of these cases--not just Brown but all the others, from Trayvon Martin to Sean Bell to
IT IS ABOUT TIME, NOW ON TO NYC AND THE OTHERS. Update: The Salt Lake City Council has unanimously voted to ban cruel and dangerous horse-drawn carriages. It's high time for these cruel and archaic rides to come to an end. Watch out, New York City!
'It is a solar cooker in sunny weather and an umbrella on rainy day. You can boil water, fry eggs, cook potatoes and dumplings, also and soup. It is also perfect for kids who like to learn about solar energy and it is ECO friendly.
DARREN WILSON got away with murder--and the American injustice system sent the message once again that Black lives don't matter. A grand jury wouldn't indict Mike Brown's killer, but the protests in Ferguson and beyond show the struggle will go on.
Different legal process, comparing Ferguson to Charlotte - Charlotte NC has an upcoming trial, early next year, in a white police officers recent killing of a unarmed blackman, as same just had an auto accident and was seeking help. The differences, Tr
I'm writing this post for two reasons. One is to recommend a new book by Columbia astrobiologist Caleb Scharf (who also writes a terrific Scientific American blog, "Life, Unbounded"), and the other is to defend an old book of mine.
Whether you're a parent who doesn't (and would never) own a gun or part of a family that loves hunting with a dozen weapons under lock and key, there's an awkward conversation worth having with other parents.
'...highest electricity rates -- 38 cents a kilowatt-hour compared with the 13-cent national average. Fed up, Greene put solar panels on his roof and batteries in the garage to store the excess juice. He told his utility to come get his power meter.'
We are at a national tipping point and we are organized and ready to sustain this movement. Below is a calendar of actions for the next few days. We ask that you join us in solidarity to make it clear to the country and the world that enough is enough.
From birds to bugs to bears, climate change affects almost every animal species on the planet. But it can be a sticky point to bring up, especially over cranberry sauce. Luckily, the good folks at National Audubon Society created this handy chart (and a p
Growing numbers of voices from across European civil society, as well as from inside the European Parliament, are joining the global movement to reject the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), just as they rejected the MAI ...continues