Activism

America’s 50 Worst Charities – Don’t Be Fooled By Their Names

America’s 50 Worst Charities – Don’t Be Fooled By Their Names

Don’t know where to make donations? Here are America’s 50 worst charities. When it comes to making donations, many of us have felt some angst in deciding where our money can do the most good. We often hear stories of ‘charities’ that are less than… charitable. In a recent report by Adrienne Hill on NPR’s […]

Scientists Seek Prosecution Of Climate Change Deniers Under RICO Statutes

Scientists Seek Prosecution Of Climate Change Deniers Under RICO Statutes

A group of scientists is circulating a letter asking the Obama administration to prosecute those skeptical of the reality of man-made climate change. The scientists are part of a non-profit organization called The Institute of Global Environment and Society. For those unfamiliar with this organization: The Institute of Global Environment and Society, Inc. (IGES) – […]

Inequality: Men Created This And It’s Time To Fix It!

Inequality: Men Created This And It’s Time To Fix It!

We Created This and We Have to Fix It *sigh* This is what we have done. My faith, Christianity, says that women are second class. My “programming” says that they are there to keep the home…and by extension, be mothers first and women second. Western Culture is finally breaking out of the Puritan view that […]

In Defense Of Women: They Are Not Second-Class Citizens!

In Defense Of Women: They Are Not Second-Class Citizens!

*Rant Alert* *sigh* I’ve made the mistake of seeing some stuff on the news I don’t want to see. I can not un-see it. My two closest friends are women. My wife is a woman. Nothing against guys, it just worked out that way… That to this. I do not understand violence against women. I […]

2 Chimpanzees Granted Writ of Habeas Corpus, Seek Release From Biomedical Research

2 Chimpanzees Granted Writ of Habeas Corpus, Seek Release From Biomedical Research

The Nonhuman Rights Project reports that for the first time in world history a judge has granted an order to show cause and writ of habeas corpus on behalf of a nonhuman animal. According to their press release, “Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe issued an order to show cause and writ of habeas corpus” Monday […]

Gay Rights Activist Wants To Raise $150,000 To Save Anti-Gay Bakery

Gay Rights Activist Wants To Raise $150,000 To Save Anti-Gay Bakery

You might recall the story of Melissa and Aaron Klein, the owners of an Oregon bakery that made national headlines last year after turning away a pair of lesbian brides-to-be. KATU reported in February 2013 that the Oregon Attorney General’s civil enforcement office received a complaint in January of that year and was investigating allegations […]

Update: How You Can Earn Money By Investing In Solar Projects

Update: How You Can Earn Money By Investing In Solar Projects

I think it’s great that I can put my money where my mouth is and make money by investing in solar projects. Back in September, I wrote about Mosaic, a forward thinking company based in Oakland, CA that puts people together with solar projects. The idea is to fund projects via crowd sourcing and pay […]

How You Can Earn Money By Investing In Solar Projects

How You Can Earn Money By Investing In Solar Projects

Mosaic, a California company, offers unique investment opportunities in solar projects. In what has to be one of the most innovative ideas to come along in the solar energy industry, an Oakland, CA company has hit upon crowd sourcing as a way to fund solar energy projects and turn a profit for investors. So now […]