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“Activism”

Jan 20, 2015 03:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
TV's Dr. Oz has come under fire by critics for spreading medical misinformation, but he's defiant.
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.
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