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Art & Activism

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What Can One Person Do When 6.8 Billion Are Frying the Planet? What Can One Person Do When 6.8 Billion Are Frying the Planet?
A visual essay.
We're Still Writing “For Colored Girls” We're Still Writing “For Colored Girls”
by Jamilah King
Why Tyler Perry's adaptation of the classic play matters.
Life After Bullies Life After Bullies
by Alexandria Abdallah
Video: How the "It Gets Better" movement is giving fresh hope to LGBT teens.
LGBT Teens Sing For Themselves LGBT Teens Sing For Themselves
Video: The NYC Youth Pride Chorus records an "It Gets Better" message.
StoryCorps Gets to the Core of American Families StoryCorps Gets to the Core of American Families
Video: Preserving the story of the American experience, one interview at a time.
Rocking The Cynical World Rocking The Cynical World
by Madeline Ostrander
Why iconic political singer-songwriter Billy Bragg confronts fascists, Tea Parties, Glenn Beck–and his own fans.
Billy Bragg Live Billy Bragg Live
Video: Billy Bragg performs “Waiting for the Great Leap Forward” and “A Reckoning.”
Signs of Sanity (and/or Fear) Signs of Sanity (and/or Fear)
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 51 Ways to Spark a Commons Revolution
by Jay Walljasper
What you can do, alone and with others, to share life.
People We Love :: Nadia Janjua People We Love :: Nadia Janjua
by Tiffany Ran
Combining Islam and the environment
Corporations Ain’t People: A Musical Protest Corporations Ain’t People: A Musical Protest
Video: GLEE-inspired activism for a democracy run by human beings, not corporations.
Resilient Ideas: Sunshine On The Menu Resilient Ideas: Sunshine On The Menu
by Ari LeVeaux
Come for the food, stay for the art at New York City's first solar-powered restaurant.
Banksy Street Art Banksy Street Art
Photo Essay: British street artist, Banksy, makes his mark in New Orleans.
Pete Seeger: Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In Pete Seeger: Don’t Give Up, Don’t Give In
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 Stitching Up the Gulf
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.
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