activism

Grassroots campaigns have proven instrumental in bringing about political, social or environmental change; you've got to start somewhere-might as well start here.

  • Angie Still
    Published 2 years ago
    Taxation with Fraudulent Representation

    Taxation with Fraudulent Representation

    In 1765, the colonists cited "taxation without representation" as one of the grievances which eventually led to the American revolution. England imposed taxes on the colonists although they had no representatives in Parliament and their best interests were essentially of no matter to the Crown. They called this "tyranny" and rebelled against this form of government because it was unjust.
  • Luka Winter
    Published 2 years ago
    Rise Up
  • Emily Gunther
    Published 2 years ago
    Valuing the Environment in an Administration That Doesn't

    Valuing the Environment in an Administration That Doesn't

    It's no wonder you don't really see signs that say "Environmentalist for Trump" at certain rallies (even klan). Donald Trump pretty much stands for everything us tree huggers hate. From electing Scott Pruitt, a former Attorney General of Oklahoma who once described himself as a "Leading advocate against EPA's activist agenda" as the 14th Administrator of the EPA to tweeting about Climate Change skepticism roughly 115 times, environmentalist are at a lost for words.
  • Tanya Young
    Published 2 years ago
    The Strange Career of Jill Crow – Part 1

    The Strange Career of Jill Crow – Part 1

    There was a time in America when women were neither the breadwinners nor a large part of the workforce. The cult of domesticity dictated that women stay at home and not work outside of the home. This durable philosophy of “true womanhood” further ordained that women should be more religious than men — pure of heart, mind, and body, as well as submissive to the men in their lives. We were not allowed to vote, own property or have credit of our own.
  • Grizzly Matthews
    Published 2 years ago
    What's the Most Patriotic Thing You Can Do this Year?
  • Astrid Novak
    Published 2 years ago
    America: The Real Problem

    America: The Real Problem

    In today's society, we are facing multiple dilemmas. Terrorists roam the busy streets of every country, every continent, and every city filled with innocent faces. Hate fills the rooms and hallways in which we walk down, our own minds overwhelmed by our own internal quandary to stop and reassure the one sitting in the corner with eyes burning into their skull because of their skin tone, the way they are dressed, or the hand they are clutching which just happens to be of their own gender. Bullies torment our children in places that should only be filled with laughter and infinite knowledge, contaminating them into places of fear and anxiety. In each one of these predicaments lies one common knowledge as one reason for these evil doings: Prejudice.
  • Christina St-Jean
    Published 2 years ago
    #WomenBoycottTwitter: Did It Make A Difference, Or Did Women Silence Their Voice?

    #WomenBoycottTwitter: Did It Make A Difference, Or Did Women Silence Their Voice?

    Anytime people are banding together to fight a common cause for the greater good, I'm intrigued. The #WomenBoycottTwitter movement, which occurred Friday Oct. 13, definitely has me intrigued, but it's also got me concerned.
  • Tasrit Nwenzar
    Published 2 years ago
    The Rif’s Revolt Against Tyranny

    The Rif’s Revolt Against Tyranny

    Rif is a historically marginalized region in the North African country of Morocco. The Riffians are sparking a revolution.
  • ENRIQUE JORGE GROSSMANN LAURIA
    Published 2 years ago
    Social Media Is the Weapon and the Streets, the Battlefield

    Social Media Is the Weapon and the Streets, the Battlefield

    Simon Sinek, a motivational speaker, expressed his opinion on Inside Quest that the Millennial generation is selfish, entitled, narcissistic, and that we deserve everything we wished for. Sorry to discourage you Simon; I am a Millennial, I believe that I deserve what I work for, and I don't consider myself selfish nor entitled. I was born on October 2, 1991, in the City of Caracas, Venezuela. Back in the 1990s, Venezuela was a different country than it is now.
  • Claire Raymond
    Published 2 years ago
    Sucks to Be You

    Sucks to Be You

    It doesn't take a detective to find out that most people, they just don't care anymore. They are in their own little world, on their phones and they don't give a damn about anyone else, and I know this because until very recently, I was one of these people.
  • Lorey Lemus
    Published 2 years ago
    You Cannot 'Escape' Racism

    You Cannot 'Escape' Racism

    These arguments have been going on for a long, long time. I know a lot of us are feeling heavy right now, especially with the protests, and the violence, and shootings, and wave after brutal wave of seemingly endless pain and suffering. I haven’t gotten involved up until this point, but something happened earlier this week that has prompted me to no longer remain silent. I want to use this example, specifically, as a highlight for the protests and violence erupting over race. (Also, as an example to my White brothers and sisters in here, in case they’re in a similar situation and might not know how to go about it.)
  • Katy Preen
    Published 2 years ago
    My First Protest