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2014 World Cup Sponsorship Rules: Humanity, Humility, Help

Andrew Speyer | Posted 09.09.2013 | Latino Voices
Andrew Speyer

It can't all be Messi, Christiano Ronaldo and Neymar as superheroes aligned with your brand. It has been the perceived arrogance of the government and FIFA that has brought people into the streets.

Dear NSA: We're Throwing You a 4th of July Party, and It's Gonna Be Big

Tiffiniy Cheng | Posted 09.03.2013 | Politics
Tiffiniy Cheng

2013-07-04-ScreenShot20130704at8.22.50AM.pngWhat the NSA is doing is criminal. It's immoral. And it goes against everything this country is supposed to be about.

Israeli Actors Protest Closure Of Palestinian Puppet Festival

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 08.31.2013 | Arts

JERUSALEM — Puppeteers from the Israeli version of Sesame Street protested Monday against Israel's closure of a Palestinian children's puppet fe...

It's Marching Time: Supreme Court Attacks Voting Rights and Challenges Affirmative Action

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 08.27.2013 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

No other "ish" should matter, and when I say "ish," you know exactly what I mean. I woke up this morning with a slight sense of depression. It had not...

Brazil Can Lead the 99 Percent to a Better Future

Jeffrey W. Rubin | Posted 08.27.2013 | World
Jeffrey W. Rubin

The collapse of economic growth over the past year has left Brazilian workers struggling to pay their bills -- not just for bus fare but for housing, schools, health care and basic security -- as investors calmly shift assets to more profitable markets abroad.

Just a Little Off the Top, Please

Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D. | Posted 08.26.2013 | Comedy
Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D.

If it has been awhile since you've paid $15 for a haircut, you may be unaware of the increasingly intrusive policies of purveyors of affordable grooming services with "hair," "cuts," "clips," or "snips" in their names.

Forgotten Heroes

Gregory Allen Howard | Posted 08.25.2013 | Sports
Gregory Allen Howard

As we enter the 50-year anniversary of all things civil rights: the Civil Rights Bill, the Freedom Rides, and Freedom Summer, where is the tribute for Tommie and John?

Young And Fighting Taboos In Turkey

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 08.20.2013 | World
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Olga Müstecaplıoğlu and her boyfriend in their protective gear at Gezi Park. Photo Credit: Olga Müstecaplıoğlu By: Robyn Gee "...

Awoken Brazilians Need Direction: In Brazil, Both Sides Can Learn From Occupy

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 08.20.2013 | World
Mark R. Kennedy

Protesters have taken to the streets and plazas of Brazil to voice their frustrations with the rising cost of living and low quality public services. In order to move from agitation to action, they must hone their message and target it to their elected officials.

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Posted 08.19.2013 | Training

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The World's Powerful People Just Met in Secret -- And We Have No Clue What They Discussed

Michael Shammas | Posted 08.18.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

Founded more than half a century ago, the Bilderberg Group haunts the minds of conspiracy theorists but is almost nonexistent in the consciousness of the average person.

Scientists Fight Back Against 'Witch Hunt' By Animal Rights Activists

Posted 06.04.2013 | Science

By Tiziana Moriconi About 300 researchers and students from around Italy demonstrated in Milan on 1 June to increase awareness of the need for lab an...

Rubio Draws Heat For Immigration Reform Criticism

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

A group of protesters are planning to rally outside the office of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Friday to advocate against proposed changes to the bipa...

Environmental Protest in China: A Quick Q & A With Anthropologist Ralph Litzinger

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 07.29.2013 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

The last year has seen a dramatic uptick in press coverage of Chinese environmental issues. But what's missing? "Not enough attention to the moral geographies of polluted spaces," says anthropologis Ralph Litzinger.

One Valiant Teen Advocate Emerges From The Abercrombie & Fitch Drama

Greg Archer | Posted 08.08.2013 | Impact
Greg Archer

The power of one person can affect the many. And if you're doubting it, just turn your attention to Cali Linstrom, the 17-year-old high school student who, this week, addressed Abercrombie & Fitch executives in person in the aftermath of last week's significant protest.

Unreasonable People: Apply Here

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Ari Nessel

We all have seeds of inherent goodness that, when nurtured and turned into real commitment, can create transform the world around us. This is exactly what we saw in Shodo Spring.

17-Year-Old Meets With Abercrombie & Fitch Execs to Discuss Their Relationship With Teens

Darryl Roberts | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Darryl Roberts

Cali Linstrom, NEDA and I went to A&F HQ to discuss ways that we may be able to work together to speak out about "anti-bullying and discrimination." The executives said they liked some of the suggestions and even though they couldn't revamp their company overnight, they'd let us know which steps they were willing to take.

Radley Balko

Feds Say Trespassing Peace Activists Are A National Security Threat | Radley Balko | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

In another case of possible overreach by federal prosecutors, an 82-year-old nun and two anti-nuclear activists face long prison terms after being con...

Ambercrombie & Fitch Headquarters Protest Called Off

Darryl Roberts | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business
Darryl Roberts

This coming Monday May 20th, a HUGE protest was planned outside of the Abercrombie & Fitch headquarters in New Albany, Ohio.

The Tragedy of Self Immolation -- No One Cares

Andrew Lam | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Andrew Lam

With the exception of Mohamed Bouazizi, the Tunisian fruit vendor who set himself on fire and thus sparked what became known as the Arab Spring, self-immolation has by all accounts become a failed form of protest as an agent of change.

This Week: A Series On Police, Protest And Militarism In Boston

Radley Balko | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

In those first hours after the bombing of the Boston Marathon, some progressive pundits pointed out that the attacks had occurred on Patriot's Day, th...

The Testament Of Mary: Blasphemy Or Blessing?

Fr. Edward L. Beck | Posted 06.28.2013 | Religion
Fr. Edward L. Beck

This enraged and grieving mother Mary grabs us by the throat and demands that we listen to the story that she has been preordained to tell.

Brewer's Party Turns Against Her

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's own party is turning against her. Right-wing Arizona lawmakers mounted a protest Thursday of Brewer's support for Medica...

Dozens Protest Transfer Of Cleared Air Force Officer

AP | JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

BY JACQUES BILLEAUD, ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOENIX — The Air Force's decision to transfer an officer to Arizona after his sexual assault conviction w...

The Power of Protest

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed individuals can change the wo...