Category Archives: activism

Facebook’s New Office version


Facebook to release “Facebook at Work” version Maybe the Government can allow employees to use Facebook but not during office hours ‘Facebook is preparing a new office version of its social networking site to compete with other sites like LinkedIn, … Continue reading

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How Toxic Tofu Lands on Your Table


China criminal gang floods market with 100 tonnes of toxic tofu ‘…A supplier to KFC parent Yum Brands Inc and McDonald’s Corp came under fire in July after a report showed workers using expired meat. U.S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc … Continue reading

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Political Pastors Dare IRS to Sue Them


Rogue pastors endorse candidates, but IRS looks away ‘A record number of rogue Christian pastors are endorsing candidates from the pulpit this election cycle, using Sunday sermons to defiantly flout tax rules. ‘Their message to the IRS: Sue me. ‘But … Continue reading

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World Bank Ineligible Firms That are Corrupt


‘The World Bank maintains a list of companies sanctioned for fraud and corruption, and therefore ineligible for WB’s financial support. We’ve decided to use Silk to facilitate access to this public information, allowing anyone to: 1. dynamically search through these … Continue reading

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This Twitter App Could Prevent Suicide


Samaritans Launches Twitter App To Help Identify Vulnerable People ‘Samaritans, the leading suicide prevention charity, today is launching Samaritans Radar – a free web application that monitors your friends’ Tweets, alerting you if it spots anyone who may be struggling … Continue reading

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Activist pulls over police officer, gives him warning


Gavin Seim is now being tagged as ‘bravest man’. But I don’t agree that he is. There are citizens who confront officers while they’re making illegal arrests. That is much braver. ‘It’s very off the cuff. I had about 60 … Continue reading

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Activist Malala is Youngest Winner of Nobel Peace Prize


In my last post about the Nobel, I asked if it is anti-activism. This article seems to rub its answer to my face. But I like that :-) ‘Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi … Continue reading

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