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[Study] Americans Are 58 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Cops Than Terrorists

[Study] Americans Are 58 Times More Likely To Be Killed By Cops Than Terrorists

Once the statistics were released showing that American citizens are eight times more likely to be killed by cops in their own nation than terrorists, increased attention turned to the problem of police misconduct in the United States. But given recent FBI data from which a much higher figure can be extracted, that attention is likely to […]

Powerful Ad Campaign Reminds Not To Measure A Woman’s Worth By Her Clothes

Powerful Ad Campaign Reminds Not To Measure A Woman’s Worth By Her Clothes

Created for Terre Des Femmes, a Swiss human rights organization focused on gender equality and feminism, the brilliant ad campaign below reminds us all that the worth of a woman should never be measured by something like the neckline of her blouse, the height of her heels, or the length or her skirt. While some view heels of a certain […]

This Activist Posts Feminist Messages On Pads And Shares Them Around Her City

This Activist Posts Feminist Messages On Pads And Shares Them Around Her City

As an important an issue feminism is, it’s a difficult topic to raise awareness about as it’s either taken as a form of ‘man-hating’ or passed off as ‘angry woman rage’. But one activist named Elonë from Kasruhe, Germany, has solved the problem by using a controversial medium: women’s pads. To drive home her message about […]

Watch The Beautiful Moment Everyone Speaks This Man’s Language For The First Time Ever

We don’t always think about how deaf or hearing impaired people feel on a day-to-day level, unless we personally know someone who uses sign language as their primary mode of communication. ‘Hearing hands’ by Samsung is very touching, and (despite being a commercial), very real. Hidden cameras follow a man and his friend during a short walk around […]

10 Female Revolutionaries That You Probably Didn’t Learn About In History class

10 Female Revolutionaries That You Probably Didn’t Learn About In History class

By Kathleen Harris / whizzpast.com via filmsforaction.org We all know male revolutionaries like Che Guevara, but history often tends to gloss over the contributions of female revolutionaries that have sacrificed their time, efforts, and lives to work towards burgeoning systems and ideologies. Despite misconceptions, there are tons of women that have participated in revolutions throughout history, […]

Anti-GMO Protests Rock Poland As Farmers Demand Food Sovereignty Rights

Anti-GMO Protests Rock Poland As Farmers Demand Food Sovereignty Rights

Farmers in Poland have risen up against Big Ag and GMOs in one of the biggest demonstrations of its kind the country has ever seen. They are demanding: the right to sell their produce directly to the people, a total ban on GMO sales and production, the regulation of land-grabs by biotech corporations like Monsanto, […]

Turkish Men Wear Skirts In Protest To Sexual Violence

Turkish Men Wear Skirts In Protest To Sexual Violence

When Özgecan Aslan was mutilated and murdered for resisting rape in her home country of Turkey, enraged citizens – both male and female – banded together to protest the acceptance of sexual violence and assault. – Magazine.Good.Is Women have been recounting their own stories of personal assault by raising awareness through social media platforms, sharing their […]