RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Activism

A collection of news and information related to Activism published by this site and its partners.

Top Activism Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • Abortion foes get up close and personal after court erases buffer zones

    The two women climb out of the car in front of Planned Parenthood on Commonwealth Avenue and Eleanor McCullen reaches them in two quick steps. She tries to hand them a white rose and a pamphlet about alternatives to abortion, and beseeches them to let her...
  • Murrieta's anti-immigrant protesters could learn something from Lady Liberty

    Murrieta's anti-immigrant protesters could learn something from Lady Liberty
    To the editor: If ever there was a time that the inscription on the Statue of Liberty needed to be read by all in this country, it is now: ("Murrieta protesters turn back Border Patrol detainees," July 1) "Give me your tired, your poor, / Your huddled...
  • Immigrant families in Ohio find a guardian angel

    Immigrant families in Ohio find a guardian angel
    When Veronica Isabel Dahlberg is called a traitor, or told to go back to Mexico where she has never lived, she thinks about a boarded-up tavern here in the Cleveland suburbs that gives her hope. In 1842, long before the Civil War, citizens in the...
  • Albuquerque City Council to reconsider method of choosing police chief

    Weeks of protests against deadly police shootings culminated Thursday night in the City Council's decision to discuss changing the way the police chief is selected. Currently, he is picked by the mayor. Chief Gorden Eden Jr. was appointed by Mayor...
  • At Albuquerque meeting on police shootings, silence speaks volumes

    At Albuquerque meeting on police shootings, silence speaks volumes
    After months of protests against deadly police shootings, the Albuquerque City Council heard from outraged activists and a few police supporters Thursday night as it considered alternate ways to select the police chief. But it heard nothing but...
  • Tensions over Albuquerque police shootings intensify despite talks

    A day after a tense City Council meeting — in which six protesters were forcefully ejected from the council chambers and cited for criminal trespass — the parties warring over Albuquerque's troubled Police Department were asked by federal...
  • Therapy to change sexual orientation at center of debate in Maryland

    Therapy to change sexual orientation at center of debate in Maryland
    Christopher Doyle says he doesn't think there is anything wrong with being gay, but he also believes he can help children and others rid themselves of "unwanted same-sex attractions" through therapy sessions in a tidy suburban home in Bowie. That has...
  • Obama to sign executive order curbing discrimination against gays

    President Obama plans to sign an executive order forbidding companies that do business with the federal government from discriminating against employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, fulfilling a goal that gay rights organizations...
  • Lollar woos Republicans by appealing to Democrats

    Lollar woos Republicans by appealing to Democrats
    Fourth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. Charles Lollar was at it again last week, the only Republican on stage with the three Democrats running for governor, wooing a crowd largely unable to cast a vote in the fast-approaching GOP...
  • In Syria, residents of Aleppo struggle with a water shortage

    In Syria, residents of Aleppo struggle with a water shortage
    The Syrian city of Aleppo is suffering an extreme water shortage days after an antigovernment Islamist faction shut down two pumping stations, government officials and a pro-opposition monitoring group said. The shutdown has left more than 2 million...
  • Angela Y. Davis on what's radical in the 21st century

    Angela Y. Davis on what's radical in the 21st century
    Forty-five years after her first UCLA teaching gig attracted the wrath of Gov. Ronald Reagan, Angela Y. Davis is back on campus this semester, as regents' lecturer in the gender studies department. Her Thursday address in Royce Hall, about feminism and...