Month: August 2017

Born This Way Foundation: How Lady Gaga And Monsters Fight For Mental Wellness

Led by pop singer Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2012. The goal of the foundation is to create a kinder and braver world.

/ August 17, 2017
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People Against Neoliberalism: Why We Are Not Okay With This System

Neoliberalism – destroying unions, defunding social services, deregulating the economy – and all this with a firm belief that what's good for the market is good for the society. But not everyone is okay with that. This is how people fight this ruthless economic system that...

/ August 17, 2017

CryptoParties: Big Brother Won’t Watch You Anymore

The feeling that someone is watching you is no longer a symptom of paranoia and a hint to check your mental health. Every day the utopia from Orwell's pages becomes more and more real. You are being watched. And it’s legal. Can CryptoParties become an effective...

/ August 17, 2017

Women Who: How Otegha Uwagba Helps Women Who Create

It seems that creative sphere is the most democratic in terms of gender equality. There are people who are open-minded and who experiment a lot. However, still It is hard to compete with men in DIY. Otegha Uwagba is on the mission to fix it.

/ August 15, 2017

Ambiance: Why Anders Weberg Is Making The Longest Film Ever

Do you feel like you’ve watched everything on this planet? Don’t have new series and movies to see but a lot of free time? Anders Weberg has a solution for you. Just in 3 years, he is going to release the film that runs for 720...

/ August 15, 2017

Digital Activism School: 8 Young Minority Changemakers You Need To Know

Today's youth have been described as apathetic and less politically active, but these young (and some of the are really young) minority activists prove this statement wrong. They are spreading awareness, educating the world, helping homeless, and even giving pep talks.

/ August 15, 2017

Global Oneness Project: Educating By Delving Deeper Into The Story

Global Oneness Project, a digital education platform, believes that the idea of interconnectedness and interdependence is crucial in educating kids. It “brings the world to the classroom” via compelling stories, films and photo essays. Current issues, real-life stories, creative solutions.

/ August 15, 2017

Iranian Aliens Project: Young People For Grassroots Revolution

Young creative people are looking for new ways to rebel in the hardline regime of Iran. Alex Pierce travelled to the strict Islamic country to observe and learn the rising underground subculture of Iranian Aliens.

/ August 14, 2017
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Why The Idea Of Teacher Activism Is Much Broader Than You Think

With failing education system, growing achievement gap and Trump's deportation threats, teacher activism becomes an everyday reality. These educators are not just teaching, the are standing up for their students, whether it involves taking to the streets, protecting undocumented kids or starting a community garden.

/ August 14, 2017