• Marijuana War

    The Marijuana War Part II

    James Bittner discusses the philosophical arguments buried beneath the surface of drug use and regulation in Part II of his series.

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    Governor Walker Needs to Reconsider His New Drug Testing Policy

    In Wisconsin, whatever Governor Walker’s intentions may be with his drug testing policy, the evidence shows that to implement such a policy would condemn WI taxpayers to frivolous spending in order to catch insignificant amounts of users. Additionally, it is morally wrong to use taxpayer funds in order to violate the constitutional rights of the poor.

  • Homeless Alleviation

    Wrapping up the Homeless Alleviation campaign

    Through the generosity of our donors and hard work of a few volunteers, we were able to purchase the materials for, create, and deliver seventy two care packages that will be handed out to Madison’s homeless population if/when they cannot be admitted to shelters.

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    Renovating Marriage For The Digital Age

    This article is not about who should be allowed to marry nor what constitutes a marriage, but rather where we feel as a society the point of interaction between love and government should be.

Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Meet the team behind Positive Activism. Click “Learn More” to read about our credentials, focus areas, hobbies, and quirks. We’ve got artists, writers, editors, founders, jokers, tokers, midnight okay you get the idea. But seriously, come check us out and learn…

About

About

Click “Learn More” to read about us from our founding to our future. Want the really short version instead? We are a passionate group of students inspiring other young people to get up and fight for what they believe in!…

Activist Artwork

Activist Artwork

Click “Learn More” to view our Social Action Artwork Gallery featuring work from Emily Giles, our resident artist/activist/superwoman. Emily uses her artistic talent to draw attention to myriad social issues including mental health, inequality, and positive change!

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Against Right-to-Work: The Case for Unity in a Divided World

The rhetoric, like their policies, is divisive. It speaks to the spirit of competition, pitting us in an imagined “us vs. them” scenario where we must compete with each other and prostitute ourselves to the industries and businesses in order to prosper. Unfortunately, this is the reality which Governor Scott Walker and the Republican leadership have imposed upon us.

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Spring 2015 Activist Spotlight: Asher Platts

Every quarter, Positive Activism seeks to discover a new activist and find out what what really makes them tick! This spotlight piece features Asher Platts. Here Asher shares his story of how he came to be so involved with the Greens and offers inspiration to those considering becoming involved with the political system.

Syrian Refugees

You Need to Donate to the International Rescue Committee. Here’s Why.

Around the world there are people who are suffering and struggling to live conflict free lives: in the Congo, in South Sudan, in Laos, in Syria, and several other places. These persons often flee their homes, becoming categorized in one of three ways based on United Nations definitions. It is our duty to help them.

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Spring 2015 Activist Spotlight: Asher Platts

Every quarter, Positive Activism seeks to discover a new activist and find out what what really makes them tick! This spotlight piece features Asher Platts. Here Asher shares his story of how he came to be so involved with the Greens and offers inspiration to those considering becoming involved with the political system.

Learn More
Syrian Refugees

You Need to Donate to the International Rescue Committee. Here’s Why.

Around the world there are people who are suffering and struggling to live conflict free lives: in the Congo, in South Sudan, in Laos, in Syria, and several other places. These persons often flee their homes, becoming categorized in one of three ways based on United Nations definitions. It is our duty to help them.

Learn More
Homeless Alleviation

Wrapping up the Homeless Alleviation campaign

Through the generosity of our donors and hard work of a few volunteers, we were able to purchase the materials for, create, and deliver seventy two care packages that will be handed out to Madison’s homeless population if/when they cannot be admitted to shelters.

Learn More
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