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10 Quotes From a Oglala Lakota Chief That Will Make You Question Everything About Our Society

10 Quotes From a Oglala Lakota Chief That Will Make You Question Everything About Our Society

By Wisdom Pills / wisdompills.com Luther Standing Bear was an Oglala Lakota Sioux Chief who, among a few rare others such as Charles Eastman, Black Elk and Gertrude Bonnin occupied the rift between the way of life of the Indigenous people of the Great Plains before, and during, the arrival and subsequent spread of the European pioneers. Raised […]

This Virtual Mouse Brain Has Potential To End Animal Testing Forever

Animal testing is a very touchy subject to dispute. On one hand, the process has contributed to many medical advancements which have significantly improved all of our lives, but on another, innocent creatures are subject to a wide range of experiments that can be both cruel and painful. The main reasons scientists have yet to retire this method of experimentation […]

While Reporting On The Anti-Catcalling Signs That Are Popping Up Around New York This Happened.

A recent campaign to raise awareness about catcalling highlighted that between 70 and 99 percent of women will get catcalled at some point in their lives. These Anti-Catcalling signs are being placed around New York by Feminist Apparel and when Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) reported on these signs popping up around New York, he found a man who believes cat […]

Watch This Heroic Australian Woman Defend A Muslim Woman From An Islamophobic Rant

Australian woman Stacey Eden has been hailed a ‘legend’ after she defended a Muslim couple from Islamophobic abuse on a train in Sydney last Wednesday. A female passenger, who can’t be seen in the film, was accusing the Muslim woman of being an ISIS supporter because she was wearing a hijab. Stacey said that the abuse continued for at […]

10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

By Soraya Chemaly / alternet.org via filmsforaction.org “Stop interrupting me.”  “I just said that.” “No explanation needed.” In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I won an award for being polite. My brother, on the other hand, was considered the class comedian. We were very typically socialized as a “young lady” and […]

SeaWorld Being Sued (Again) For Allegedly Drugging and Confining Orcas to “Chemical Tubs”

SeaWorld Being Sued (Again) For Allegedly Drugging and Confining Orcas to “Chemical Tubs”

As the documentary Blackfish so poignantly pointed out, animals in captivity – especially large, marine mammals like killer whales – are not meant to be raised and bred for public entertainment. Worse off, living in small, confined areas, they are more prone to become aggressive and suffer from declining physical and psychological health. For reasons […]

Awesome: Watch How Spanish Activists Created A Magical, Moving Solution To Anti-Protest Laws

How are we supposed to change the world when attending a protest is pretty much guaranteed to get us arrested? Activists in Spain came up with a novel idea this weekend: simply project some marching, chanting holograms on to a government building, and the chances are your voices will be heard even louder than ever. […]

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