Activism

He Got Shot In The Head To Make A Point. And A Very Good One At That.

He Got Shot In The Head To Make A Point. And A Very Good One At That.

Have you ever looked, really looked, at advertisements you pass on your daily commute? Many probably focus on the inherent needs, wants and desires of consumers, but there is a shocking trend you might not have noticed. New York-based artist Jon Burgerman, did though. By just posing next to some ads in the subway (and then editing the photos), […]

First School in the US Goes Vegan

First School in the US Goes Vegan

While still a slow-growing trend, Americans have received more newsfeed and educational resources pertaining to plant-based living lately than ever before. Thanks to resources like The China Study, Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead, and popular documentary Forks Over Knives, the public is quickly beginning to realize what they consume does matter, and it’s a fair few that […]

Child Brides and FGM: Giving A Voice To The Powerless

Child Brides and FGM: Giving A Voice To The Powerless

The F-word: divisive, controversial, and frequently misunderstood. But what does feminism actually mean, and why does a concept so crucial to girls and women often cause such negative reactions? To find out, we interviewed Maz Kessler, founder of Catapult. This inspirational crowd-funding site has a special focus on hot topics affecting females around the world- from […]

You’ll Be Shocked at What This Make-Believe Girl Means to 1,000 Sexual Predators

Child exploitation is a growing concern not limited to just the poorer locations of the world. In fact, the trend for rich men to pay poor, young children for sexual favor through the internet is now a growing problem. But thanks to a Dutch child-rights organization and a computer-generated model named “Sweetie”, pedophiles from every […]

Global anti-GMO action: People unite against Monsanto dominance

Global anti-GMO action: People unite against Monsanto dominance

Over 400 cities worldwide marched against the US chemical and agricultural company Monsanto on Saturday in an effort to boycott the use of Genetically Modified Organizms in food production. Marches were planned in 52 countries in addition to some 47 US states that are jointing in the protest. Follow RT’s LIVE UPDATES on March Against Monsanto “MAM supports a […]