Political Activism

Ayala: “They looked like my neighbors”

[ad_1] Like many of us, George Cisneros was home on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, getting ready for work. He and his wife, Catherine, and their son Antonio, then 15, only half-listened to NBC’s “Today” show. Then host Katie Couric said an airliner crashed into the North Tower …

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Board of Trustees Seeks Independent Funding for UNN

[ad_1] Emmanuel Ugwu-Nwogo The newly inaugurated University of Nigeria Board of Trustees, Nsukka (UNN), began planning to make the institution self-sufficient in funding its research, academic programs and infrastructure. Board chairman Ikechi Emenike described the goal in his speech at the inaugural board meeting, said it was time for UNN …

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Canada failed Afghanistan by choice

[ad_1] By Joyce Green Opinion commentary On August 16, the world saw Afghanistan fall to the Taliban, city after city, and ultimately the collapse of the government and the flight of its president. The Canadians had supported a mission in Afghanistan that spanned the years 2001-2014. During this time, Canadian …

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RRCA sever ties with conservatives at Cooper Marsh

[ad_1] SOUTH GLENGARRY, Ontario – The Raisin Region Conservation Authority (RRCA) has announced that it is ending its relationship with the Cooper Marsh Conservators (CMC). CMC is a voluntary organization that has assisted in the operation of the Cooper Marsh Conservation Area, which is owned and operated by the RRCA. …

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Popular activism to rally the right is in full swing

[ad_1] DALLAS – If there’s one general theme of the CPAC convention in Dallas this weekend, beyond devotion to former President Donald Trump, it’s an unhindered commitment to actively defeat what most people here believe it is an aggressive attack on America by a neo-Marxist left. Speech after impassioned speech, …

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Don’t ban “politics” at work

[ad_1] As political polarization intensifies and companies measure the risks of employees’ internal political activism, some choose to ban political discourse at work altogether. The authors, experts in speaking out at work, explain the pitfalls of this approach and instead suggest asking another question: How to support employees and encourage …

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Some Democrats put activism above climate action

[ad_1] For years we have heard from the left that we have 12 years left to save the planet. Given this urgency, one would assume that Democrats are ready to explore bipartisan solutions to climate change. After all, for lasting and serious politics, bipartisan consensus is needed to avoid sweeping …

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Who owns the Lesbian Avengers logo, decades later?

[ad_1] The Lesbian Avengers at the First National Dyke March in Washington, DC in 1993 (Photo by Carolina Kroon; © 1993 Carolina Kroon) Stories of trademarks using the work of artists without their permission and taking advantage of stolen designs are unfortunately all too common. In May, when an image …

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Free environmental activists: Cambodia | Mirage News

[ad_1] Human Rights Watch the Cambodian the government should immediately drop the baseless conspiracy and “insulting the king” charges against four environmental activists affiliated with the environmental group Mother Nature Cambodia and release all three in pretrial detention, Human Rights Watch said today. On June 16, 2021, police arrested Sun …

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Activist shareholders must push for environmental change

[ad_1] Climate change is the most important challenge facing humanity, and many commentators point to the detrimental influence of corporate profits, capital markets and investors in contributing to this trend. But while some argue that divestment is the best answer, our recent job suggests that engaging long-term shareholders such as …

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Australian Minister of Natural Resources attacks “green activists” for trying to “cripple” fossil fuel companies | australian politics

[ad_1] Australian Resources Minister Keith Pitt is urging oil and gas producers to shine the spotlight on environmental groups campaigning against an expansion of the fossil fuel industry over climate change concerns. Pitt will use a speech at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association conference in Perth on Wednesday …

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U of A Honors College announces 2021 Bodenhamer Fellows

[ad_1] Photo by Peter Aaron Gearhart Room The U of A Honors College has selected six new freshmen as this year’s Bodenhamer scholarship recipients, all ranging from robotics and choir to cricket and political activism. The Bodenhamer Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships the university offers to undergraduates, …

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The war for academic culture is coming to Denmark

[ad_1] In the last days of May, the Danish parliament adopted a motion overwhelming “excessive activism in research environments”. The text, supported not only by a unanimous right but also by the social democrats in power, expressed “the expectation of the Parliament that the management of the University will ensure …

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Turning Point USA Charlie Kirk explains how American politics replaced the “mechanics of Christianity” with guilt: Church: Christianity Daily

[ad_1] Charlie Kirk, Founder of Turning Point USA, explains how America’s current political climate blames people for choosing to ignore the “mechanics of Christianity.” Kirk said in an interview with Tucker carlson on Fox Nation Monday as US politics increasingly focus on distinct groups. He said when he visited college …

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Reports – Courthouse News Service

[ad_1] US espionage activities are back in the limelight after European media reported that Danish intelligence services helped the United States spy on German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other senior politicians in Europe . French President Emmanuel Macron is seen on a video screen during a joint press conference Monday …

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Catholic leader says political activism of Tucker Carlson ‘important’ and calls party membership ‘dangerous’

[ad_1] Retired Archbishop of Philadelphia Charles Chaput has joined “Tucker Carlson today” Friday to discuss the importance of political activism – including for loyal practitioners – but warned that party politics always betray members. “In a way, I think it’s really important to be involved in politics. I think it’s …

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Anti-Kremlin group Open Russia closes due to crackdown

[ad_1] Open Russia, an opposition group linked to exiled ex-oil magnate and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, said on Thursday it had decided to end its operations in Russia to protect its members from the risk of being imprisoned. The group’s decision comes amid authorities crackdown on anti-Kremlin activism ahead of …

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The community taught the graduate to use his voice

[ad_1] Betty Garcia was constantly busy throughout high school between attending Girl Scouts, Soccer, the STEM Club, Students Against Destructive Decisions, Cheerleading, Upward Bound, and the National Honor Society. This year, she took college courses in Minnesota West through the post-secondary enrollment option and was also elected principal secretary of …

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Myanmar poets killed after coup

[ad_1] On March 4, her sister received a summons from the police to the Monywa morgue. She identified her brother’s body, Ms. Khin Sandar Win said. A bullet hole pierced his left temple. A long gash ran across his chest. The family wondered if the gash indicated that his internal …

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The formation of the Irish White Cross

[ad_1] In the early months of 1920, prominent Americans came together to bring international attention to Ireland’s campaign for independence. Their belief in the rights of small nations and their desire for peace in the years following World War I led many non-ethnic Irish to support the cause of Irish …

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