Activism

Activists Worldwide Say “No” to Coal

Activists Worldwide Say “No” to Coal

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The year of 2013 witnessed a monumental shift in public awareness and activism concerning greener energy and sustainable living methods. From India to Germany, the United States to Indonesia, people from all walks of life are demanding cleaner air and pure water. Technological advances have allowed global social media storms, […]

Anonymous allies stand up against corruption in global march

Anonymous allies stand up against corruption in global march

Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks to mark their support of the Anonymous hactivist movement are staging protests all around the world on Tuesday. The self-styled legion of activists is opposing corporate and government corruption. Read RT’s live updates on the march protests. The global action on November 5 coincides with Guy Fawkes Day, which is […]

12-Year-Old Blasts N.C. Governor on Voting Right Restrictions

12-Year-Old Blasts N.C. Governor on Voting Right Restrictions

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. At a recent NAACP event, 12-year-old Madison Madison Kimrey, founder of NC Youth Rocks, gave a compelling speech, taking on Governor Pat McCrory and the state’s recent highly restrictive Voter I.D. Laws. A motivated and young suffragette, her particular concern was the elimination of the state’s pre-registration for 16 and […]

Spot the Whistleblowers: Follow the (Lack of) Money

By: James Corbett, BoilingFrogsPost.com. If there is one thing that defines our current political era, it is the unprecedented crackdown on government whistleblowers. If the Bush administration’s invocation of the little used State Secrets Privilege to silence those exposing corruption is taken as the beginning point of this era, we have seen a steady progression […]

Russel Brand May Have Started A Revolution…

Russel Brand May Have Started A Revolution…

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The revolution itself may not be televised, but on last night’s edition of BBC’s Newnight, viewers may have witnessed the start of one. Russel Brand, actor-slash-comedian-slash-Messiah, in his newly acquired capacity as guest editor of the New Statesman’s just-published revolution-themed issue, was invited to speak with Jeremy Paxman why anyone should listen to […]

The Man Who Lives Without Money

The Man Who Lives Without Money

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Think you couldn’t live without money? Irishman Mark Boyle challenged this notion and here’s how he finds life with no financial income, bank balance, and no spending. “If someone told me seven years ago, in my final year of a business and economics degree, that I’d now be living without […]

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