Post Tagged with: "activism"

Dirty Wars

In the midst of Mexico’s criminal chaos and a harsh U.S. crackdown on migration, the failed War on Drugs is triggering violent new offensives, whose victims are—once again—the poor.

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Harvest of Shame

More than 50 years ago, Edward R. Murrow brought the shocking plight of America’s agricultural workers into living rooms nationwide with this documentary. Today, the migrants look different, but the shame is the same.

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‘Old Times There Are Not Forgotten’

Urban prison farming and the difference between reform and revolution.

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Don’t Be a Clemency “Girly-Man” Governor: Free Sara Kruzan

Why the extraordinary case of a California prisoner and the national call for Governor Schwarzenegger to free her could change how we think about women in prostitution.

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Victory for Florida’s Farm Workers

After a long fight and a clever campaign, a new agreement to pay an extra penny per pound of tomatoes will increase the quality of life for Florida’s farm workers.

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A Conspiracy of Hope

Ever since global trade began to transform cultures, people have worked together across borders of nation, religion, and race, finding strength together that they lacked separately. What we can learn today from the activist movements of the past.

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Trick-or-Treat, In Reverse

This Halloween, a new breed of activists is coming to your door: They’re costumed, committed, and about four and a half feet tall.

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Slavery Goes Public

Are the products you buy tainted by slavery and child labor? A new California law can help you find out.

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Borderland

An activist-funded comic book explores new frontiers in storytelling to give Eastern European sex trafficking victims a fresh voice.

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10 Things You Can Do To Demand Change

Changing the way we treat women and children begins with changing the way we talk about them. 10 everyday ways to stand up to sexual exploitation.

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