Activism

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 […]

Hawaii and Mexico on Forefront of GMO Bans

Hawaii and Mexico on Forefront of GMO Bans

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The latest news regarding opposition to GMO crops comes from two actions passed in Hawaii and by Mexico. Limiting pesticides, herbicides, and genetically-modified food sources in exchange for natural, organic options is a vision of the people which continues to make progress! Hawaii For bio-tech companies, life in paradise just […]

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 […]

Growing Change: Seattle’s Food Forest is Open!

Growing Change: Seattle’s Food Forest is Open!

By Amanda Froelich, True Activist. The vision of the Beacon Food Forest is to change the way the public thinks and relates to its food. To curb poor nutrition, prevent food waste, enhance general education, and grow free and sustainable food for all, the food forest has finally become a reality. Thankfully, the evolvement is […]

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