A thought-provoking documentary that highlights women in modern Russian society, Pussy Riot: A Punk Rock Prayer follows the story of the feminist protest group Pussy Riot from their humble beginnings to their internationally televised court trial.
Universities have become boring. Where once they were markers of social change, alternative ways of thinking and challenges to the status quo, they are now only extended, expensive workforce preparation sites.
No one could have missed the explosion of Kony 2012 this month, and certainly no one could have missed the controversy it created, resulting in many a heated argument had over smoking keyboards and furrowed brows. The popular consensus, as it is with all such debates, is that the cynics must be of infinitely superior
The protest movement that began in Tunisia in January, subsequently spreading to Egypt, and then to Spain, has now become global, with the protests engulfing Wall Street and cities across America. Globalization and modern technology now enables social movements to transcend borders as rapidly as ideas can. And social protest has found fertile ground everywhere:
Once again, Movember has brought out the many moustaches on campus. For those who are not aware, the purpose of “Movember” — also known as No-Shave November — is to raise awareness for prostate cancer and raise funds for further research into the disease.
At this point, most female Facebook users have gotten a message from a fellow woman urging her friends to “keep men guessing” and to help spread breast cancer awareness through cutesy games involving status mash-ups of their birthdays, where they put their purse and the colour of their bra. But one cannot spread awareness through a
Slacktivism is on the rise, and its pace has been quickened thanks to widespread usage of the Internet.
Yves Engler has laid out a difficult task for himself. Although most Canadians believe Canada's foreign policy is built on peacekeeping and resolving conflicts, Engler is out to disprove such notions.
With the twin intentions of fostering youth involvement in politics and promoting an environmentally friendly Saskatoon, the people behind 2008's We Are Many festival organized an action summit for May 14.