Politics

Snowden gets German Fritz Bauer award for exposing US intelligence

Snowden gets German Fritz Bauer award for exposing US intelligence

Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has been awarded the Fritz Bauer Prize of the German Humanist Union, a prominent civil rights organization, for exposing the controversial surveillance practices of the NSA and its accomplices. “Edward Snowden showed exceptional moral courage in exposing illegal surveillance practices,” the national chairman Werner Koep-Kerstin said on Saturday in Rastatt. […]

YouTube Could be Permanently Removing Your Favorite Artist’s Videos Over Licensing Disputes

YouTube Could be Permanently Removing Your Favorite Artist’s Videos Over Licensing Disputes

The future of the internet has been uncertain in recent years as governments seek to censor and limit internet activity, and corporations seek to further monopolize the industry.  With all of the constant debate, possible legislation and changes to large websites, it is nearly impossible to keep up on how the war for the internet […]

250,000 People Forcibly Removed From Their Homes For World Cup in Brazil

250,000 People Forcibly Removed From Their Homes For World Cup in Brazil

In recent years, government subsidized sporting events like the Olympics and the World Cup have drawn a great deal of criticism, due to the horrible treatment of workers, and the negative impact that is sustained by local communities. This week it was reported by The Washington Times that an estimated 250,000 people were evicted from […]

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 […]

The Most Honest Corporate Ad I Have Ever Seen. Just Brilliant!

In this hilarious satirical look at a corporate PSA, some energy executives tell us what they are REALLY thinking. Major international corporations have been operating on this premise for decades yet, for obvious reasons, will never have the courage to just say it like it is. This video does it for them! Warning: The language used […]