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“Activism”

Mar 5, 2015 08:54 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
ABC talk show host Jimmy Kimmel recently reminded his audience about the importance of vaccination. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
An innovative British effort to stem sex trafficking in Africa uses belief in magic and witchcraft to help victims. Continue reading →
Feb 10, 2015 03:00 AM ET // AFP
Outraged people are taking advantage of social media to highlight these cases of cruelty and join forces against them.
Sep 19, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Here's what you need to know about the Sunday protest planned ahead of the UN's climate change summit in New York City. Continue reading →
Jun 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
Feb 13, 2014 09:17 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The fast-food chain Subway has agreed to remove a chemical from its bread, based on concerns from a blogger. But is it danger or hype? Continue reading →
Nov 15, 2013 12:21 PM ET
It's the laziest form of activism: Slacktivism. And if you're not a slacktivist yourself, you definitely know one. We're talking about that person who talks about going out and helping people in need, but never quite gets around to it.
Apr 11, 2012 09:06 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A closer look at the advertising campaign for the new film "Bully" reveals both commercialism and activism.
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