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Social Movement Analysis: the Anatomy of Occupy Wall Street and New Social Movements

Introduction to Occupy Wall Street In this article, we will discuss occupy wall street and the many social movements that have been inspired by it. We’ll also explore new social movement examples and help you identify if a new social movement is happening near you. Many people believe occupy wall street was an isolated event, something that can’t be replicated elsewhere. But occupy wall street has created activist networks worldwide connecting different groups fighting for change in their communities. And […]

National Stop Bullying Day ~ Fight Against Peer Pressure

Introduction – National Stop Bullying Day Do you know what national stop bullying day is? It’s a national day of awareness and advocacy about the dangers of bullying. This year, it falls on October 13th. Bullying can be defined as “aggressive behavior that causes physical or emotional harm to another person who may not be able to defend themselves.” There are many different types of peer pressure: teasing, making fun of someone, pressuring someone into doing something they don’t want […]

13 most Controversial Movies to Watch After You Have Been Naughty This Month

Contents The top 10 most controversial movies of all time1. Porky’s (1982)2. Cannibal Holocaust (1980) 3. Straw Dogs (1971) 4. Last Tango in Paris (1972) 5. A Clockwork Orange (1971) 6. Natural Born Killers (1994) 7. Basic Instinct (1992) 8. The Exorcist (1973) 9. Shindler’s List (1993)10. Kids (1995)Honorable Mentions:Saving Private Ryan (1998)The Shawshank Redemption (1994)Pulp Fiction (1994)The Hunger Games (2014)ConclusionThe top 10 most controversial movies of all time The most controversial movies of all time are the ones that […]

World Hunger Day: A Brief History and What You Can Do to Help

World Hunger Day is an international observance on October 16. It was introduced in 1991 by the United Nations General Assembly to mobilize global awareness about hunger and poverty amid economic development. The most common themes of World Hunger Day are reducing food wastage, providing access to agricultural resources, improving agriculture practices, donating money or time for humanitarian efforts, and creating public awareness campaigns. The United Nations General Assembly created World Hunger Day To raise awareness about world hunger and […]

Frank Kameny: Hero of the gay rights movement

Frank Kameny was the founder of the gay rights movement. He was born in 1925 and died on October 11, 2011, at the age of 86. His activism began in 1957 when he looked out his window and saw two young men being arrested for kissing in public, which is illegal under a D.C. “sodomy law.” This sparked Frank’s anger against these discriminatory laws, and he filed lawsuits to try to overturn them. In 1965 Kameny organized pickets outside the […]

Celebrity Activists List: Which famous activist Is Fighting for What?

Celebrities have played a significant role in raising awareness of various social and environmental issues. In recent years there has been an increased use of celebrities bringing attention to different problems. Follow us as we dive into the most extensive list of celebrity activists. Is celebrity synonomous with “activist? Or, when you think of activists, do you only see images of protests and picket signs in hand? The term is often associated with a group that stands up to injustice. […]

World No Tobacco Day 2021: Worldwide Awareness of the Harmful Effects of Smoking

Introduction – World No Tobacco Day On Wednesday, November 16th, 2021, World No Tobacco Day will commemorate when more than 50 countries signed a convention on tobacco control. This year’s theme is “Tobacco Free Kids,” which prevents tobacco use among young people. It supports the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) to reduce tobacco consumption worldwide. The WHO FCTC sets out guidelines for reducing public exposure to second-hand smoke and controlling tobacco consumption. These include: banning […]

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7 protestors who are effecting change to this day

Who are the protestors who are effecting change? They’re not just politicians or activists, but everyday people. These 7 protestors have had enough, and they fought for justice in their own way. Read on to find out more about these amazing individuals. These people are known for their protests and their accomplishments afterward, which makes them truly inspirational figures in our world today. These seven have in common that they were able to use their voices to make change happen. […]

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Volunteerism – 9 striking reasons why community service is important in 2021

The world is changing. We’ve all seen the headlines about climate change and economic inequality, but it’s time to ask ourselves: what are we doing to make a difference? Volunteerism doesn’t have to be a once-in-a-blue-moon event. It can be an everyday thing that brings people together, strengthens communities, and makes us better people. In this blog post, I will share 9 reasons why volunteering in your community is important in 2021 and give you some ideas on getting started! […]

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Internet Privacy – How safe are you online

Since the introduction of smartphones, there has been a rapid increase in internet privacy violations. To protect your kids from internet predators and other harmful content, you must educate them online about their rights and responsibilities. It’s also essential for parents to know how to set up parental controls on phones and browsers so they can monitor what their children are looking at when they’re connected to the Internet. This blog post will cover some of the most important information […]