As protests against police brutality continue across the United States, protesters and activists may be considering joining an political organisation. Aaron Taube is a freelance marketing writer who joined the Democratic Socialists of America after the 2016 presidential election, and has since worked on electoral campaigns supporting Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and […]
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is best known for his politically charged works like “Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn” and “Sunflower Seeds.” One of his lesser-known works is a two-structure modern home in upstate New York. Called the Tsai Residence, it is the only home Ai Weiwei has ever […]
Three activist hedge funds have launched a proxy contest against Bed Bath & Beyond. The hedge funds seek to replace CEO Steven Temares and the company’s board. Shares of the home-furnishings retailer rocketed higher nearly 30% on the news. Watch Bed Bath & Beyond trade live. Ancora Advisors, Legion Partners […]
For centuries, women have been fighting for more representation and equality in society. The fight hasn’t been easy and even today, women are still not equally represented in plenty of areas. To celebrate Women’s History Month, it is important to reflect on the boundaries that have been broken and the […]
Opposition to pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $US74 billion acquisition of Celgene is growing, and could endanger the deal. The acquisition is facing pushback from Bristol-Myers’ second-largest shareholder, the investment firm Wellington Management, and from activist investor Starboard Value. This level of uncertainty for such a large deal is “somewhat unprecedented” […]
Alexei Navalny, one of the most prominent faced of Russia’s opposition movement, was released from jail Monday and immediately re-arrested and sentenced to another 20 days of detention. Navalny has spent 120 days behind bars in Russia since 2017 in part because of his political activism that largely targets Russian […]
Australia’s national broadcaster cancelled an interview with Chinese-born human rights activist Anastasia Lin, citing her “affiliations.” A producer said the order came from “higher ups.” Lin said the word “affiliations” reminded her of the Chinese Communist Party, and similar threats they have made to her family. The Chinese embassy in […]
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