We have reached the tipping point with the Anthropocene, an era defined as one in which human activities have significantly..
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(Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images) Last year, Chinese dissident and humanitarian artist Ai Weiwei created a site-specific installation at Alcatraz Island,..
In celebration of International Women’s Day, March 8th, global voices join this week to celebrate the achievements of women, both..
Street Art, once seen as common graffiti and an aspect of urban blight has, since the 1980s rise of the..
(Photograph: John Lamparski/Getty Images) For anyone who participated in the 400,000 strong #PeoplesClimateMarch on Autumn Equinox September 21, 2014, the..
This Fall, #BlackLivesMatter, a powerful hashtag movement coursed through Twitter in response to the murder of an unarmed Michael Brown..
In the past 9 months, the Ebola Virus has ravaged the countries of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. With the..
The New York City People’s Climate March on September 21st, 2014 exceeded the expectations of the organizers as well as..
This Sunday, September 21st, citizens, activists, artists, non-profits, labor unions and everyone under the sun is invited to participate in..
Summer 2014 was full of viral messaging, complete with unique memes for fundraising (the Ice Bucket Challenge), a Kickstarter campaign..
Whether you’re a health food shopper, conscious consumer, or have been to a grocery store recently, chances are you’ve heard..
208 girls were abducted from a boarding school in Nigeria three weeks ago by a militant terrorist group, Boko Haram…
It’s no secret that The Viral Media Lab is a fan of social change documentaries. We’ve featured posts on feature..
What happens when a social cause movement becomes famous without a leader? One such example is the hacktivist collective Anonymous,..
If there is no free speech, every single life has lived in vain.”–Ai WeiWei Ai WeiWei, the Chinese-born impresario of..