Tag Archives: Activists

The Activist

An activist is a person who acts, on their own, to attain a stated political, social, economic, or policy goal. There are probably many other types of goals, but these are the types that will concern us the most. This kind of person will start a protest or movement or create an organization based on […]

Rachel Carson and Social Homeostasis

Slate had as article I read this morning, from William Souder. The article tells the story of the reaction to the book and movie, “Silent Spring.” The book, later turned into a movie, was written by Rachel Carson and apparently warned against the indiscriminate use of pesticides (this took place before I was born so I […]