Activism

The nonpartisan Environmental Voter Project is doubling in size ahead of the 2020 election.
While more than half of Americans rejected socialism in a recent Gallup poll, 43% surveyed said some version of it would be good for the country.
The social media giant said it shut down more than 200,000 accounts suspected of being part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protests.
Five years ago, Ferguson protesters changed the world. But it came at a cost to their mental and physical health.
NGO Global Witness reveals that around the world, people are murdered and attacked for defending the Earth. Even in America, activists are being silenced.
Demonstrators say the 41-year-old had received many threats connected with her activism, particularly for gay rights.
Ronn Germaine Bell rented a residence from Roberts-Joseph and was behind in his payments, police said.
But the 19-year-old gun control advocate said these threats haven't dissuaded him from his activism. "I’m not going to stop," he said.
ACT UP vets like Ken Kidd and younger organizers like Adam Eli are mixing proven tactics with social media to protest the Trump administration.
The novelist drew upon his experience as a journalist and activist to create the sweeping, emotionally resonant novel "Correspondents."
An animal rights activist wrestled a microphone from presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during a panel conversation.
Since World War II, mass-produced items like plastic cups and plates have been targeted toward average consumers. Now, we’re hooked on them.
Alyssa Milano’s sex strike idea missed the mark, but it exposed what’s at the root of restrictive anti-abortion laws: a coordinated legislative attack on women’s lives.
Priyanka Chopra shares her experiences with racism when she first came to the United States as a teenager.
World-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma took a subtle dig at President Donald Trump and his immigration policy when he played to crowds on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
How neighbors in a small town exposed the dirtiest secrets of our broken recycling system.
Sunrise Movement activists are planning roughly 100 town halls and a 10-stop nationwide tour.
The alleged persecutions are a throwback to an earlier crackdown, activists said Friday.
The former president's activist group Organizing for Action will be folded into a fight to end gerrymandering.
From a fearless 15-year-old standing up to world leaders on climate change to the tragedy of California’s wildfires, these images are a snapshot of the last year.