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5 Times The Sustainable Food Movement Won Big In 2016

The so-called “good” food movement has good reason for trepidation in the coming year. President-elect Donald Trump has offered few specifics when it comes to his food policy and has yet to name his nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the agency that holds the most sway over such plans. Yet Trump’s picks […]

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Surveillance Of Black Lives Matter Movement Recalls COINTELPRO Tactics

WASHINGTON — On March 8, 1971, most Americans were fixated on their TV sets as Joe Frazier was about to dance with his nemesis Muhammad Ali in the “Fight of the Century.” In the 15th round of the match at Madison Square Garden, Frazier landed a left hook that sent Ali crashing to the mat.  The […]

Movement to Reform Campaign Finance Keeps Growing

Reform rarely arrives as a silver bullet, clearing danger in a single shot. The way reform takes hold is more gradual and disparate, like ivy or tree branches growing, until one day you notice all the leaves you are surrounded by. With the Run Warren Run campaign now retired, progressives will look for a new […]

The No. 1 Enemy of the LGBT Movement

Pat Robertson? Rick Santorum? The “God Hates Fags” Westboro Baptist Church? Nope. It’s our own complacency. We haven’t won yet, not even on marriage, let alone on equal employment, housing and access to public accommodations. Yet most of our leaders and well-meaning allies have proclaimed our “inevitable” victory, turning a blind eye to other LGBTQ […]

The No. 1 Enemy of the LGBT Movement

Pat Robertson? Rick Santorum? The “God Hates Fags” Westboro Baptist Church? Nope. It’s our own complacency. We haven’t won yet, not even on marriage, let alone on equal employment, housing and access to public accommodations. Yet most of our leaders and well-meaning allies have proclaimed our “inevitable” victory, turning a blind eye to other LGBTQ […]

Toxic Turf? Movement Grows Against Synthetic Turf

The following story was reported by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, an independent, nonprofit news center based at Boston University and WGBH News, and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. NECIR trains the next generation of journalists in investigative reporting with summer high school workshops in Boston. Click here to learn […]

Finding Stillness in the Movement of Yoga

I spent my four years in high school trying to get into college. Sleepless nights hunched over my computer, drifting between essays and acceptance rates, left me worn thin as senior year arrived. My basic needs were put on the back burner as the vision of a utopian independence and education took front seat in […]

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Honoring the Women of the Civil Rights Movement, Both Past and Present

First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks at “Celebrating Women of the Movement,” an event honoring Black History Month, in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 20, 2015. The First Lady introduces moderator Vanessa De Luca, Editor-in-Chief of Essence magazine and the panel of intergenerational women who have played a pivotal role in the […]

The First Lady Speaks at “Celebrating Women of the Movement” Event

On February 20, 2015, First Lady Michelle Obama delivered remarks at “Celebrating Women of the Movement,” an event honoring Black History Month, in the East Room of the White House. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising […]

The Hypocrisy of the Anti-Abortion Movement — From Billionaire David Koch to Congresswoman Renee Ellmers

Usually political calculation isn’t this obvious. On the one hand, you’ve got Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, a conservative’s conservative who dared to suggest that voting on an abortion ban with a limited rape exception might look bad to women and younger voters. On the other, billionaire David Koch, a prominent conservative who supports legal abortion and […]

How Stories of the Civil Rights Movement Are Passed Down Through Generations | #Selma50 | OWN

Alandria Hall may not have been born when civil rights protestors marched from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery for voting rights, but she knows a lot about them. Thanks to the countless stories repeated by her parents and grandfather, Alandria has a deep appreciation of the sacrifice previous generations suffered in their quest for equality. Find […]

The Vietnam Vet Who Wrote Folk Songs for the Civil Rights Movement | #Selma50 | OWN

For Herb Metoyer, the period from 1963 to 1965 is still an open wound. In 1963, during his first tour as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam, he lost several aircrafts and quite a few crew members, which he refers to as his first experience with death. Then, in November, he and the rest of the […]

How The Rewilding Movement Can Renew Your Sense Of Wonder

Just as the broader conservation effort focuses on restoring human-altered ecosystems to their wild, natural state, human rewilding seeks to bring that balance back to a person’s soul. As the rewilding movement gains momentum across the country, people are stepping up to explain just how amazing it feels to reconnect with nature. TED speaker George […]

How The Rewilding Movement Can Renew Your Sense Of Wonder

Just as the broader conservation effort focuses on restoring human-altered ecosystems to their wild, natural state, human rewilding seeks to bring that balance back to a person’s soul. As the rewilding movement gains momentum across the country, people are stepping up to explain just how amazing it feels to reconnect with nature. TED speaker George […]

How The Rewilding Movement Can Renew Your Sense Of Wonder

Just as the broader conservation effort focuses on restoring human-altered ecosystems to their wild, natural state, human rewilding seeks to bring that balance back to a person’s soul. As the rewilding movement gains momentum across the country, people are stepping up to explain just how amazing it feels to reconnect with nature. TED speaker George […]

How Losing His Brother in Vietnam Inspired One Man to Join the Civil Rights Movement | #Selma50

For Herb Metoyer, the period from 1963 to 1965 is still an open wound. In 1963, during his first tour as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam, he lost several aircrafts and quite a few crew members, which he refers to as his first experience with death. Then, in November, he and the rest of the […]

Oprah Shares a Poem Commemorating the Civil Rights Movement | #Selma50 | Oprah Winfrey Network

From all over the country they came to march for change. Black and white, old and young, every creed and occupation, they came as one. Watch and listen as Oprah shares a poetic narration of the history of the civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to the state capitol in Montgomery. Find OWN on TV […]

Don’t Let Rolling Stone’s Bad Journalism Hurt The Anti-Rape Movement

By Katie Racine Reading Rolling Stone’s article about the gang rape at the University of Virginia made bile rise in your throat, tears sting your eyes, and an emptiness grow inside you that anyone could be brutalized and dehumanized to such an extent. Maybe you had to walk away a few times, unable to stomach […]

Most Americans Agree With Right-to-Die Movement

74 percent now believe terminally ill should have choice to end their lives, HealthDay/Harris Poll finds healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the […]

CDC: Monitoring Symptoms and Controlling Movement to Stop the Spread of Ebola

Ed. Note: This factsheet is cross-posted from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Read the original factsheet in its entirety here.  Yesterday, based on the best medical science, the CDC updated its guidance to provide new information for public health officials on monitoring people who may have been exposed to Ebola; overseeing their […]

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White House Hangout: The Maker Movement

White House innovation advisor Tom Kalil joins a Google+ Hangout to discuss the Maker Movement with leading innovators and Makers from around the country. March 28, 2013. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

Health Activists: Carers Rights Movement, Health Advocacy, Lynn McDonald, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

Health Activists: Carers Rights Movement, Health Advocacy, Lynn McDonald, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Used – Chapters: Carers Rights Movement, Health Advocacy, Lynn Mcdonald, Friends of the Global Fight Against Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, National Health Federation, Healthy Skepticism, Lieve Fransen, Elizabeth Mataka. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 42. Not illustrated. Free […]

Movement in Black

Movement in Black New – Pat Parker — that revolutionary, raw and as they used to say, “right-on sister” — would be celebrating her fifty-fifth birthday in 1999 had she not died of breast cancer ten years ago. To honor her work and call attention to the significance of her contributions, Firebrand Books is publishing […]