activism

10.8.19

A Night in Central London with Extinction Rebellion

We toured the sites the group are occupying on the first night of their fortnight-long London shutdown.

10.3.19

11 Young Climate Justice Activists You Need to Pay Attention To

They are Indigenous or people of color and they're all under 30.

9.30.19

Tibetans in India Join the Global Climate Strikes to Bring Attention to Their Burning Homeland

The community lives with the prospect of losing their homes forever, not just to political oppression but also the severe effects of climate change.

9.24.19

Trolls' Attacks on Greta Thunberg's Appearance Are Sadly Predictable

Why would we listen to a child who’s begging us to avert the impending climate crisis when we could simply comment on how she chooses to style her hair?

9.24.19

Teen Climate Activists Wanted Real Action. The UN Gave Them iMovie Lessons and a 'Games of Thrones' Actor.

"Nothing here produced anything tangible that could be handed to our world leaders on Monday from the youth movement.”

9.16.19

The Environmental Movement Needs to Reckon with Its Racist History

Because racism in environmentalism hasn’t gone away, and it’s holding the movement back.

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8.29.19

What Weed Activism Looked Like Before You Were Born

The Museum of Youth Culture now boasts a collection of ephemera related to UK psychedelia and cannabis activism.

7.9.19

How a Young Sierra Leonean Is Fighting Poverty with Bicycles

Two wheels can make all the difference, as philanthropist and bike enthusiast Abdul Karim Kamara knows.

7.8.19

How Homophobic Small Towns in India Celebrate Pride

In these conservative and orthodox pockets, LGBTQ communities find other ways to make their voices heard.

6.27.19

What Thousands of Protesters Storming a Coal Mine Looks Like

Around 60,000 people took part in a weekend of climate action, occupying the world's largest brown coal mine.

5.20.19

In Thailand, Activists Are Literally Fighting For Their Lives

“That’s now eight activists who have gone missing. We’re on their ‘wanted’ list too and with all the other targets eliminated, we could be next. We are like calves, waiting to be sent to the slaughterhouse.”

5.13.19

People Are Calling for the Disbandment of Indonesia’s Radical Islamist Group

The online petition demanding the government to refuse the Islamic Defenders Front's permit renewal is gaining traction. But is it enough?

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