• Occupy Wall Street

    Opinion: Bernie Sanders, the Sheepdog Socialist

    Will Sanders’s campaign usher in change for the Democratic Party, or will it serve to Shepard young liberals into Hilary’s camp? One socialist weighs in on Bernie’s legitimacy as a candidate and as a progressive.

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    Activist Watch List: Noam Chomsky and the Manufacturing of Consent

    AWL is a series in which we take a look at documentaries or otherwise important video content that illuminates the issues and conflicts at the heart of the activist community. This episode features “Manufacturing Consent” which highlights Chomsky’s probing analysis of mass media and his critique of the forces at work behind the daily news.

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    The World We Want: From MDGs to Sustainable Development

    The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 provides us with both a reason to cheer and motivation to continue bettering our world. But there is more to be done!

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    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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    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…

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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!…

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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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Activist Watch List: The Century of the Self

<– Episode 1 Welcome to the second installation of Activist Watch List (AWL) – a series in which we take a look at documentaries or otherwise important video content that illuminates the issues and conflicts at the heart of the activist…

Occupy Wall Street

Opinion: Bernie Sanders, the Sheepdog Socialist

Will Sanders’s campaign usher in change for the Democratic Party, or will it serve to Shepard young liberals into Hilary’s camp? One socialist weighs in on Bernie’s legitimacy as a candidate and as a progressive.

70 Years Of Nuclear Weapons Is Enough: 1945-2015.

Originally posted on THE ONENESS of HUMANITY:
by Jerry Alatalo “If we do not abolish war on this Earth, then surely, one day war will abolish us from this Earth.”   Speech, Independence, Mo., 1966 – HARRY S. TRUMAN (1884-1972)…

mediainfluence

Activist Watch List: Noam Chomsky and the Manufacturing of Consent

AWL is a series in which we take a look at documentaries or otherwise important video content that illuminates the issues and conflicts at the heart of the activist community. This episode features “Manufacturing Consent” which highlights Chomsky’s probing analysis of mass media and his critique of the forces at work behind the daily news.

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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.

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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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