Listen Now: OZY Pulls The Thread on the Nonviolence Movement

EP.1 – THIRD SEASON THE PRIDE AND THE POWER Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated after leading the most influential protest movement in American history. King revolutionized the use of nonviolent resistance to combat racial injustice in the United States, but the Alabama preacher did not always believe in nonviolence. In fact, […]

Book Excerpt: A Dispatch from Inside the Evangelical ‘Purity’ Movement

The “purity industry” was one of the hallmarks of 1990 Christian Evangelical culture — and one of its creepier elements, in which young women were encouraged to stigmatize their sexual urges and promise the preservation of their virginity to others. Purity rings were worn, purity balls were thrown (and documented), and the rest of us […]

Anti-Brexit politicians from all the main parties are in secret talks about forming a new ‘centrist’ movement

Getty Private discussions are underway about a new centrist force in British politics. Sources tell Business Insider that moderate Labour and Conservative MPs who oppose Brexit are involved in confidential discussions. However, insiders say talks are at an early stage, vague and not yet likely to lead to a new party. Sir Vince Cable, leader […]

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: Seven signs not related to movement to watch out for

PARKINSON’S disease is a condition that affects parts of the brain and the nervous system. The main symptoms are related to the body’s movement, with shaking in the hands being the most well-known. But people may get other symptoms that aren’t related to movement. There are seven of these to watch out for.

AI detects movement through walls using wireless signals

You don’t need exotic radar, infrared or elaborate mesh networks to spot people through walls — all you need are some easily detectable wireless signals and a dash of AI. Researchers at MIT CSAIL have developed a system (RF-Pose) that uses a neural network to teach RF-equipped devices to sense people’s movement and postures behind […]

Trump tried to block Mike Pence from hiring an adviser because Trump believed he was part of the ‘Never Trump’ movement

Spencer Platt/Getty Images President Donald Trump tried to block Vice President Mike Pence from hiring his pick for national security adviser. Trump was reportedly furious over Pence’s decision to hire Jon Lerner, who he believes was part of the “Never Trump” movement during the 2016 election. Pence managed to convince Trump about Lerner, but the […]

Tony Robbins has apologized for saying women use the #MeToo movement to ‘get significance and certainty by attacking and destroying someone else’

Mike Windle/Getty Images Tony Robbins, world-renowned performance coach, has apologized for comments he made about the #MeToo movement at an event in March. Robbins told an audience member at the event that women use the movement to “get significance and certainty by attacking and destroying someone else.” NowThis tweeted a clip of the event that […]

A small but growing movement of doctors that don’t accept insurance and charge a monthly fee could be a model for big employers like Amazon and JPMorgan

Getty Direct primary care is a small but fast-growing movement of doctors who don’t accept insurance and instead charge a monthly membership fee. At a time when many are feeling pressure from high healthcare costs, direct primary-care models can be a cheaper alternative that offers perks like quick access to doctors and sometimes wholesale prices […]

The ‘#deletefacebook’ movement has got Mark Zuckerberg worried: ‘It’s not good’ (FB)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the “#deletefacebook” movement is “not good” for his company. Zuckerberg said Facebook hasn’t seen a meaningful number of people deleting their accounts because of the campaign. Zuckerberg said that the campaign is a “trust issue” for Facebook. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a new interview that […]

The #DeleteFacebook movement has reached a fever pitch, as former Facebook insiders turn on the company (FB)

David Ramos/Getty Images In the midst of a growing scandal, #DeleteFacebook continues trending on Twitter. On Tuesday night, former Facebook executive and WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton added fuel to the already roaring fire. “It is time. #deletefacebook” he wrote. Acton’s tweet is the latest example of a growing pushback against Facebook, the largest social network in […]