Art & Activism
Creative ways to get your voice heard.
What Can One Person Do When 6.8 Billion Are Frying the Planet?
posted Dec 28, 2010
- A visual essay.
We're Still Writing “For Colored Girls”
by Jamilah Kingposted Dec 01, 2010
- Why Tyler Perry's adaptation of the classic play matters.
Life After Bullies
by Alexandria Abdallahposted Nov 15, 2010
- Video: How the "It Gets Better" movement is giving fresh hope to LGBT teens.
LGBT Teens Sing For Themselves
posted Nov 15, 2010
- Video: The NYC Youth Pride Chorus records an "It Gets Better" message.
StoryCorps Gets to the Core of American Families
posted Nov 15, 2010
- Video: Preserving the story of the American experience, one interview at a time.
Rocking The Cynical World
by Madeline Ostranderposted Nov 11, 2010
- Why iconic political singer-songwriter Billy Bragg confronts fascists, Tea Parties, Glenn Beck–and his own fans.
Billy Bragg Live
posted Nov 05, 2010
- Video: Billy Bragg performs “Waiting for the Great Leap Forward” and “A Reckoning.”
Signs of Sanity (and/or Fear)
posted Nov 01, 2010
- The best sights and signs from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear.
51 Ways to Spark a Commons Revolution
by Jay Walljasperposted Oct 21, 2010
- What you can do, alone and with others, to share life.
People We Love :: Nadia Janjua
by Tiffany Ranposted Sep 29, 2010
- Combining Islam and the environment
Corporations Ain’t People: A Musical Protest
posted Sep 14, 2010
- Video: GLEE-inspired activism for a democracy run by human beings, not corporations.
Resilient Ideas: Sunshine On The Menu
by Ari LeVeauxposted Sep 09, 2010
- Come for the food, stay for the art at New York City's first solar-powered restaurant.
Banksy Street Art
posted Aug 13, 2010
- Photo Essay: British street artist, Banksy, makes his mark in New Orleans.
Pete Seeger: Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In
posted Aug 04, 2010
- As Willie Nelson taught us, you just can’t play a sad song on a banjo. Folk legend Pete Seeger unveils his newest protest song.
Stitching Up the Gulf
posted Jul 29, 2010
- Video: 12-year-old Sofia Aderer lost her home to Katrina. Now she's doing her best to make sure birds don't lose their lives to the BP oil spill.