Tag Archives: activism

Africa: Stop Exploiting African Miners Through Low Wages, Protest Continue

A strike by South African platinum miners has entered its 15th week after workers rejected the latest wage offer from employers just days from the country’s general elections. The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has been heavily criticised by mining companies. South African President Jacob Zuma, who has remained relatively quiet on the […]

Justice for Trayvon Protesters Seek Legal Justice and Stop to Racial Profiling of Blacks in America #JusticeforTrayvon

Watch the fiery debate of Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker, David Webb of NYC Tea Party & Clinton Yates of Washington Post. “Ben Jealous, President and CEO of the NAACP, tells Candy why the case struck a cord with members of the black community.”- CNN“Attorney General Eric Holder says the killing of Trayvon Martin […]

Videos of Egypt Protest: Egyptians demand resignation in ‘world’s largest’ protest’

Egypt’s protest movement has given the president an ultimatum to step down by Tuesday or face a mass rebellion. Some 20 million outraged citizens have flooded cities across the nation in a show of frustration at Mohamed Morsi’s failure to keep the promises he made when he came to power a year ago. At least […]

Short Documentary “Nation on Trial” on India’s Rape Crisis and Protective Activism

As India continues its painful soul-searching over its society’s treatment of women, this report cuts to the heart of the issue. We explore Delhi’s underbelly, where frequent and brutal attacks go unpunished. Jyoti was a diligent student with hopes of a career in physiotherapy. She had a boyfriend and a loving family. Now they’re devastated. […]

Thnkr: The Truth About Gun Control by Pam Simon

“34 people–at least–on average, every single day, are murdered by a handgun across the United States.” That’s just one of the sobering facts Pam Simon shares in this latest episode of EPIPHANY. Learn more about how Tuscon shooting survivor Pam Simon is trying to change our nation’s gun laws without taking away gun owners’ livelihoods. […]