Art & Creativity

Craftivism Offers An Alternative to Traditional Protests as a Powerful Means of Expression

Craftivism is for everyone who wants to make a difference: skilled artists, weary activists, introverts, people with anxiety, all who desire a better world but perhaps don’t know where to start or where and how to best prioritize their energy and time.
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Ashton Kutcher's Technology-Led Organization Is Making Strides to Stop Child Sex Trafficking

Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore knew that technology was playing a role in the problem but wasn’t yet part of the solution. They pioneered a technology-led approach, called Thorn, to end online child sexual abuse by identifying victims.
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Sofas: The Tool for Peace?

The group is not uncommon in its mission to inspire people with opposing views to sit down together. But they did it in a unique way: First, they found two people who disagreed on hot-button topics such as refugees, abortion, feminism, and homelessness. Then...
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Looking at The Sunny Side of Things: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of @World_Record_Egg

When @world_record_egg dethroned Kylie Jenner as the account holder with the most-liked Instagram post, fans anxiously awaited to find out who was behind the account. Over the course of one suspenseful month, the account posted photos of the egg slowly cracking, and everyone what would happen next.
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How to Prevent Crime Without Relying on Police

Poverty is a major source of crime. Bad housing, bad schools, bad infrastructure, including the “poverty of access.” Poverty destroys families, their dignity, and hope. Most criminality is of want—because of lack of income, food, and other necessities. If you end poverty, you end most crime.
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This Woman Staked Encouraging Signs in Yards Around Her Community — And Started a Global Movement

One weekend in 2017, Amy and her family anonymously staked uplifting signs in yards in their small town. They had just learned of suicide rates in their town and wanted to find a way to encourage community members. Quickly, the signs started making a buzz.
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