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Stories by Brittany Shoot
Brittany Shoot is a writer and editor based in San Francisco. Find her at brittanyshoot.com.
Corporations Cashing in Big Time on Breast Cancer -- 5 Shocking Hypocrisies
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.
How to Tell if Your Favorite Companies Are Truly Progressive or Secretly Selling Out
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.
The Dark Side of Reforestation Programs: Planting 7,000 Trees a Day in Brutal Conditions
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.
Occupy the Stage: Hip-Hop Artists Fight Continuing Segregation with National Tour
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.
Vision: 3 Ways to Be an 'Interrupter' and Curb Racism, Street Harassment and Animal Cruelty
Posted on: Sep 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Bystanders can help build more supportive communities by interrupting everyday incidents that cause discord and create unrest.
Why Does the Govt. Treat Peaceful Enviro Activists More Harshly Than Extremists Who Aim to Kill?
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.
Why Factory Farmed Meat Is a Threat to Your Health -- Even If You Don't Eat It
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.
Leaving Home in Search of the American Dream Only to be Forced to Turn Around and Go Back
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.
Are Women More Aggressive These Days?
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.
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