activism

environment

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.
Julian Brave NoiseCat
4 days ago
climate

This 14-Year-Old Climate Activist Is Giving Up School to Save the World

"World leaders have failed us," says 8th grader Alexandria Villaseñor.
Emma Fidel
Katherine Tutrone
8.15.19
immigration

Why Protesters Want Palantir to #disarmICE

For many, Palantir has been the backbone of ICE’s operations for too long.
Edward Ongweso Jr
7.11.19
parkland

Parkland Survivor Kyle Kashuv Was Going to Harvard. Then His Old Messages with Racial Slurs Surfaced.

He said Harvard rescinded his acceptance Monday.
Emma Ockerman
6.17.19
environment-policy

Biden's Surprisingly Strong Climate Plan Is Giving People Hope

Not even Joe Biden can afford to be a moderate on climate change.
Harry Cheadle
6.4.19
women's rights

Female Genital Mutilation Is Happening in the U.S. These Survivors Are Fighting to Stop It.

A national ban on the practice was struck down, and Trump's DOJ isn't defending it.
Milena Mikael-Debass
6.4.19
climate change

Wall Street’s Sustainable Darling Is Profiting from Climate Change

The world's largest asset manager, BlackRock, has millions of dollars invested in fossil fuels despite claiming to be a steward of the environment.
Geoff Dembicki
5.24.19
LGBTQ

These LGBTQ Activists Don’t Want Queer and Trans People Serving in the Military

While the trans military ban has spurred a flurry of media coverage in support of trans troops, these activists still believe the military has no respect for human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.2.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

More dolphins are washing up dead on France's shores. Fishermen are getting the blame.

Citing a ticking clock, environmental activists have taken matters into their own hands.
Arielle Duhaime-Ross
Billie Brownstein
5.1.19
Google

Google Gives Free Security Keys to Activists, But Not if You’re in Iran or Syria

Sources and a document show how Google bars nonprofits from telling activists in certain countries about their products.
Joseph Cox
4.26.19
LGBTQ

I'm Changing the Largely Male, Straight Tattoo Industry with a Simple List

Queer Bodmod Compass helps LGBTQ people connect with tattooists in their area that they can feel safer around.
Guik
4.15.19
CYBER

How ‘Unicorn Riot’ Exposes The Far Right Online

This week, CYBER speaks to Freddy Martinez, one of the members of Unicorn Riot, a media collective that’s been tracking and exposing nazis, racists, and other far-right people on the internet.
Motherboard Staff
4.15.19
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