Politics

FEMA Camp has begun: Homeless First!

FEMA Camp has begun: Homeless First!

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. As unemployment rises, the unfortunate predicament of homelessness swells in effect. And what’s even more shocking is how it’s being handled (or being pushed aside as someone else’s problem); shockingly similar to the segregation of the Holocaust in the 40’s, South Carolina’s city has created plans to collect its homeless […]

President of Uruguay Donates 90% of his Salary to Charity

President of Uruguay Donates 90% of his Salary to Charity

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. It’s easy to express opinion on the ‘what’s’ and ‘ifs’ of life, but rarely do individuals who feel so strongly about the necessity to share more act upon their strongly formed beliefs. One inspirational figure who has side-stepped the guilt and ego tied up in arguing over proper societal standards […]

10 Lessons from the Government Shutdown

10 Lessons from the Government Shutdown

By: Eric Blair, Activist Post. Thank God the government shutdown crisis is over. Not because it averted economic catastrophe, that’s still coming, but because the phony narrative was destructive. It dragged even the most open-minded people into a designated political camp. People who lean right blamed the poor and needy on food stamps, while “progressives” […]

Waking the giant: examining the legacy of a global uprising

Waking the giant: examining the legacy of a global uprising

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. In December 2010, a desperate Tunisian man set himself on fire after he was denied the right to sell fruit and vegetables in the street.  This hopeless, tragic act sparked nationwide protests against the government that were to send president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fleeing in exile from Tunisia. […]

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