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Posted on: Oct 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Some of the most visible companies slapping pink ribbons on their products also have the most to hide.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Fran Hawthorne, author of "Ethical Chic: The Inside Story of the Companies We Think We Love," dishes on some big-name companies.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

"78 Days," a compelling documentary by Canadian filmmaker and former tree planter Jason Nardella, reveals the dark side of reforestation labor.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Working with local Occupy groups, a group of hip-hop artists plan a concert tour with a message and a plan for continued activism after they're gone.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Bystanders can help build more supportive communities by interrupting everyday incidents that cause discord and create unrest.

Posted on: May 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Author Will Potter explores how environmental and animal rights activists concerned with civil disobedience and property destruction are labeled domestic terrorists.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet

David Kirby talks about his book "Animal Factory," and the risks that factory farming poses to our health and the environment.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

At times heartbreaking, the memoir is also a comforting tale about the importance of family, making sense of shifting gender roles, and believing in others.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2010, Source: Ms. Blog

Aggression isn't always about harming others. A new book points out that women's aggressive behavior often stakes claim to space and identity rather than creating conflict.