Category: Activism

32+ Materialism and Consumerism Quotes to Help You Mentally Prepare for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Beyond

32+ Materialism and Consumerism Quotes to Help You Mentally Prepare for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Beyond

Like Halloween before it, I’ve been rolling my eyes watching Australian retailers and e-commerce stores push another American cultural phenomena on to unsuspecting and distracted Aussie consumers– Black Friday. Surely importing a sales tradition sharing the same name as one of Australia’s deadliest fires (killed 71 people) from a country that ranks second in global...

Climate Joy Week #25: Activists and Citizens Unite at the Global Climate Strike, Amazon Makes Ambitious Climate Pledge and more…

Climate Joy Week #25: Activists and Citizens Unite at the Global Climate Strike, Amazon Makes Ambitious Climate Pledge and more…

Hi guys, welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy! We hope you participated in the rallies seeking climate action last Friday. If you did, that is awesome! More green to your rainbow! If for some reason you didn’t, we know that you are contributing in your own way to a better planet. Anyway, here’s...

New Report from Change.org Reveals Best Practices for Social Activists

New Report from Change.org Reveals Best Practices for Social Activists

The social activist platform recently analyzed over 164,000 petition titles from the past 18 months to understand what makes an online petition become a social movement. MEDIA RELEASE In an age saturated with social activism, it’s impossible for every petition to gain viral status or celebrity endorsements. In a new first-of-its-kind report, Change.org reveals what...

Amazon Rainforest Fires: Why a ‘People-First’ Approach to Climate Action is Better Than Telling Folks to Go Vegan

Amazon Rainforest Fires: Why a ‘People-First’ Approach to Climate Action is Better Than Telling Folks to Go Vegan

For the past few weeks, the Amazon rainforest of Brazil –known in every nook and cranny of the globe as a major supplier of oxygen in our communal environment– has been on fire. Generally, fires in this rainforest at this time of the year are not unusual but the degree of alarm over the destruction...

The Amazon Rainforest is Burning at an Alarming Rate. Here’s How You Can Help…

The Amazon Rainforest is Burning at an Alarming Rate. Here’s How You Can Help…

Three weeks after the Amazon Rainforest fires began, the issue has finally found mainstream media coverage, with popular news outlets CNN and NBC reporting on the issue after Brazil’s largest city Sao Paulo was plunged into daytime darkness due to the smoke and images of the city looking apocalyptic began circulating on social media. Shannon...

Voting Green: How to Encourage People to Vote for Politicians That Support Climate Action

Voting Green: How to Encourage People to Vote for Politicians That Support Climate Action

As the prospect of a climate apocalypse becomes increasingly likely, people from all walks of life have been spurred into action. One such form of action is electing into power popular representatives who are committed to climate action. This undertaking has enjoyed a great boost from the overwhelming number of citizens who are now worried...

Climate Joy Week #17: Greta Thunberg and The 1975 Release a Climate Change Anthem, Air New Zealand Scraps Single-Use Plastic and more…

Climate Joy Week #17: Greta Thunberg and The 1975 Release a Climate Change Anthem, Air New Zealand Scraps Single-Use Plastic and more…

Welcome to yet another edition of our Climate Joy series. This week, as in all others, we will briefly examine some of the cool developments happening across the globe for (not against) our planet. From creative music and further limitations on single-use plastic, taking you from Indonesia all the way to Estonia; we bring this...