58 min ago | Digital Video Editing
Few foreign activist investors have made much headway in forcing change in Japan, where a conservative corporate culture favors long-standing ties with banks, business partners and workers rather than shareholders seeking value.
58 min ago | Mother Jones
A coalition of grassroots environmental groups - plus a few professors and celebrities - issued a public message to the Environmental Defense Fund on Wednesday: You don't speak for us on fracking.
2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
The Fossil Free campaign argues that if it's wrong to pour pollution into the air and contribute to climate change, it's also wrong to profit from it.
5 hrs ago | NewsOne
Freedom fighters Carl Dix and Cornel West held an intense dialogue about mass incarceration on the Upper West Side Monday evening.
9 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach
See South Florida? We knew underneath all that sun-soaked apathy and cosmetic work you had some dormant activist ire.
11 hrs ago | Canada.com
A business environment with fewer corporate and regulatory roadblocks than in the United States, and a natural reticence among established institutional investors to push for change unless the circumstances are extraordinary, has meant challengers have often come from outside Canada.
Iran has launched a public crackdown on dissent before next month's presidential election, executing two men charged with espionage and waging war against God, arresting a group of activists and summoning campaigners for questioning.
Shareholders of JPMorgan Chase voted Tuesday to let Jamie Dimon keep both the chairman and CEO roles, but they signaled that the bank needed better oversight, giving only narrow approval to three of the bank's board members.
Firearm ownership and gun control are intense social and political topics in the United States today, and individuals on both sides are looking for a way to support their rights and views and reward those businesses that agree with them.
One of the nearly 3,000 pigs at Country View Family Farms in Fannettsburg, Pennsylvania.
Sunday, May 19, marked the Silver Anniversary of the annual Eckerd College graduation commencement in Saint Petersburg.
Blind Chinese activist, Chen Guangcheng, made headlines around the world when he escaped house arrest and fled to New York with the help of U.S. officials.
The Walthall County Sheriff's Department along with The Humane Society of the United States are in the process of raiding a puppy mill with approximately 80-100 dogs, living and dead, on Magee Hill Road outside of Tylertown.
Adam Kokesh, co-chair of Iraq War Veterans Against the War, announces plans for a mass march against the war in September 2007.
Levada Center published a letter, dated last week, from prosecutors who said its polls and publications are "aimed at shaping public opinion on government policy" and demanded it cease publication until it registers as a "foreign agent" under a law passed last year.
Monsanto Co is hosting a "Bee Summit." Bayer AG is breaking ground on a "Bee Care Center." And Sygenta AG is funding grants for research into the accelerating demise of honeybees in the United States, where the insects pollinate fruits and vegetables that make up roughly a quarter of the American diet.
The opportunities are endless to document human rights violations," Chris Michael, head of training and partnerships at WITNESS , tells IPS.