“Breaking Free”: Rally For Repeal Takes Place In Kilkenny, Ireland

The Anti-Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit (AAA/PBP) will be bringing a bill to Dail Eireann on the 25th of October, seeking a referendum on the 8th amendment of the Irish Constitution, which makes abortion illegal. With two thirds of the population now saying they want to repeal the 8th we are calling on our elected TDs to support democracy. The bill will be formally voted on on the 27th of October.

Students Reflect On Faculty Lockout At LIU-Brooklyn

A victory has been achieved by the students and faculty of Long Island University - Brooklyn (LIU Brooklyn). As the students, professors and administrators at LIU Brooklyn settle into the rhythm of the Fall semester, the lockout crisis of the past two weeks remains fresh in the minds of all.

DC Rally Aims To Raise Awareness About Refugee Crisis

Last year, the International Rescue Committee, a New York-based organization that “…helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster,” was able to help more than 23 million people—providing healthcare, educational opportunities, and financial support, among other things. Now other groups across the country are joining the struggle.

AFL Pride Game Reclaims the Football Field for the LGBTQ Community

“Pride is the opposite of shame.”

What might seem like just a useful reminder to you or I is so much more to one Australian football team. According to a media release on the St. Kilda Saints' website, the saying is also one main reason why they’re helping to make history by taking part in the Australian Football League’s (AFL) first ever Pride Game. “Finnis said the Saints were committed to this game because ‘pride’ is the opposite of ‘shame’ and that St Kilda firmly believes that communities can only thrive when all people belong," reads part of the release. It has taken the AFL awhile to reach this point.

“Repeal Mural” Starts Conversations on Censorship and Abortion in Ireland

Andrea Horan created The HunReal Issues –a website that works to “…empower and engage non-politically motivated people” over a month ago. Together, Horan and her staff looked at how they could best achieve that objective. As part of their efforts, they enlisted the help of models and TV presenters. They also asked popular artist, Maser, if he would contribute some artwork.

Even overseas, they remember that BLACK LIVES MATTER

It all started with a hashtag.

According to the movement's website, “#BlackLivesMatter is a call to action and a response to the virulent anti-Black racism that permeates our society.”

The movement just celebrated its third birthday on July 13th, and what started as an American, social media phenomenon has grown.