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Feminist Podcasts and Other Tools for the Revolution

July 3rd, 2014 | by Elena Rodemann

Bea Esteban produces a Spanish feminist talk show named Hacia el Sur en el Atlántico: Un Podcast de Feminismo Pop, and she explains the importance of DIY radio as a powerful tool to create sustainable social change


Sayfty Self Defense Teaches Women to be Powerful

June 27th, 2014 | by Elena Rodemann

Shruti Kapoor has created Sayfty, self defense training workshops that teach women empowering personal defense techniques to help better protect themselves against sexual violence, abuse and harassment


US Patent Office Rules Redskins Logo is a Racist Slur

June 19th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

This week the United States Patent and Trademark Office cancelled six federal trademark registrations held by the Washington Redskins football organization, and issued a written ruling stating that the racist Redskins mascot clearly disparages Native Americans


Change the Mascot Demands NFL Retire Racist Redskin Logo

June 13th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

The Oneida Indian Nation has spearheaded a nationwide Change the Mascot campaign, demanding that the NFL retire their racist Redskins team logo; the activists have also produced this powerful video to help raise awareness about this issue


Fighting for Equality: Female Sports and Saudi Arabia

May 16th, 2014 | by Elena Rodemann

Some countries consider woman to be "eternal minors in need of a male guardianship", and prevent females from equally partaking in society, as well as in sports; though a handful of brave girls are now fighting back to challenge this discrimination


Snowden NSA Leaks Lead Journalism 2014 Pulitzer Prizes

April 15th, 2014 | by Rhonda Winter

The 2014 Pulitzer Prizes have been given to the Guardian and the Washington Post newspapers for a series of aggressively fearless articles exposing whistleblower Edward Snowden's leaks, which revealed the NSA's extensive global spying network



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