On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, one of the most significant pieces of domestic legislation in the United States since the New Deal of the 1930s. The Act outlawed discrimination based on race, religion or national origin in public places including hotels, restaurants and theaters. It also required equal employment opportunities to be provided by employers and laid the groundwork for passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965.
If one were to honestly assess Occupy's current strengths and weaknesses as a movement, confusion must be the inevitable result. This is because Occupy is not one movement, but an umbrella term that encompasses several different groups that have varied aims, organizational structures, and gaping theoretical differences.
Occupy may not be dead, but its power as a powerful social movement has surely been splintered into a dozen or so mini-movements. For example, a good, broad definition of a social movement is a large group of people who collectively try to achieve certain agreed on goals.
Last week over 3,300 students faculty and staff stood up and signed a petition stating that the trustee board has no right to sell off our public assets including our parking lots.
The unelected corporate executives that sit on OSU’s trustee board are getting nervous, really nervous.
There are close to 100,000 students, faculty and staff at OSU. Not to mention the hundreds of thousands of proud buckeye alumni. That’s a lot of people… We have a lot of power…
On May 16th and 17th the OSU community is going to let the trustee board know that we want an Ohio State where the voices of students, faculty, and staff are respected, and are given a vote on issues that impact our lives.
Racial discrimination at the Northern Lights operated Tim Horton’s coffee shop is real; it happened to me and I also witnessed this happening to others from the same ethnic background.
Eyesight is very important so anything that can help to retain your vision is also important. Duke Peterson the author of Vision Without Glasses wrote this popular program which is a 100% Natural approach to following the well laid out instructions for exercises to help strengthen your eyes and reduce a number of eye sight complaints like nearsightedness, farsightedness, old age sight, macular degeneration, glaucoma, and eye strain. This secret method now will be imparted to the public.However, nothing about the ways, things, and concepts to be used was discussed, although the impressive effects of the method are duly listed.