Social Banditry For The 21st Century

By Phil Wilmot, ROAR Magazine. -

At least as early as the first century A.D., shiftas of the Horn of Africa renounced their allegiance to emperors, government and law, and took to the wild where — through their disruptions of [...]

Crowdfunding A ‘Band-Aid’ For Rising Healthcare Costs?

By Amanda D'Ambrosio, -

Millions of Americans are contributing to crowdfunding platforms to help pay for rising healthcare expenses, researchers found. One in five people reported contributing to crowdfunding campaigns [...]

More Funders Hide Their Campaign Donations

By Andrea Germanos, -

By Andrea Germanos for Common Dreams - Campaign finance reform advocates have rallied against super PACs' ability to influence elections since their creation in 2010, and new reporting by the [...]

Call For Proposals: Kosmos 2015 Seed Grants

By Kosmos, -

Kosmos is pleased to announce a new grant-giving initiative. Two Kosmos Seed Grants of $2500 each will be awarded in early 2015 to individuals or organizations that are working to advance [...]

Earthaleujia, Rev. Billy Given Message For Monsanto

By Billy Talen, -

Will you make a donation to help Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir go to Monsanto Headquarters in Saint Louis? Our hot show will be so dramatic that people will shout out, "How will the [...]

Free Cooper Union To Take Board To Court

By IndieGoGo, -

The Committee to Save Cooper Union is pursuing legal action as a last resort after Cooper Union’s Board of Trustees and administration proceeded with their plans to abolish a 150 year tradition [...]

U.S. Subsidizing Defense Of Alleged Killers Of Palestinian Teen

By Uri Blau, -

A controversial Israeli organization that's representing the six men recently arrested in the recent revenge killing of a Palestinian teenager is receiving thousands of dollars in tax-deductible [...]

Documentary On CA Prisoner Hunger Strikes

By Lucas Guilkey, -

This campaign is raising funds on behalf of California Prison Focus, a verified nonprofit. The campaign does not necessarily reflect the views of the nonprofit or have any formal association with [...]