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...
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.
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.
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.
“Being a teacher, almost by definition, means being an activist”, says teacher and author David Chura. The Pedagogy of Teacher Activism by Keith Catone shares stories of four teacher activists – Rosie Frascella, Natalia Ortiz, Kari Kokka, and Lisa North – who educate towards social justice.
In March 2017, the Knight Foundation partnered with Google News Lab and Online New Association to introduce Journalism 360 Challenge — a competition designed to explore how we can experiment with immersive storytelling.
The World Social Forum, a.k.a. “people's Davos” or “anti-Davos” was conceived in 2001 in Porto Alegre, Brazil with the idea that “another world“ is possible. No government organizations, no political parties – only civil society organizations looking for alternatives to neoliberal globalization.
For years. women in Latin American newsrooms have been hugely outnumbered by their male colleagues. Chicas Poderosas and its founder Mariana Santos are on a mission to bring women voices to storytelling.
From the Ashes is the critically-acclaimed documentary exploring the history of the US coal industry. The film captures american communities struggling to deal with the country's coal-mining legacy and explores the affects of coal on environment and economy.