“Defund the Police” is a phrase used to demand that a large percentage of police funding be redirected into schools, mental health services, homeless services, addiction rehabilitation, and other means of positively reinforcing how communities function and serve their most vulnerable populations.
March 16, 2020
COVID-19: The Latest Updates
With schools shutting down, US President Donald Trump declaring a national emergency, and flight restrictions being imposed around the world, COVID-19 is pretty much all that anyone can talk about. Here at RevNow, we’ve summarized all the key info that you need to know to help you understand this rapidly changing situation.
December 15, 2019
12/15/19: This Week in the Social Media News Cycle
"This Week in the Social Media News Cycle" is a bi-weekly column where RevNow clarifies, elaborates on, and fact-checks the biggest 'news stories' circulating social media platforms. Learn about the fake university created by ICE, the hate crime policemen allegedly committed against a man in custody, and more.
December 3, 2019
The Impeachment Report: Everything you Need to Know
On Tuesday, House Democrats wrapped up the first phase of the impeachment inquiry by releasing a full 300 page report, shedding light on the inner-workings of the hearings and foreshadowing how the impeachment process will likely develop in the days to come.
September 15, 2019
The Aftermath of the Sudan Meal Project Scam: the Charity Craze That Exposed Social Media Activism’s Dark Side
We live in a society where one can easily exploit a country’s crisis and be aided with the blind participation of well-meaning masses.
August 12, 2019
Unrest in Puerto Rico: A Timeline
What led Puerto Ricans to take part in the U.S. territory’s largest protest in decades? And what was the aftermath of this sudden shift in political power? To understand these historic events, one must follow a complicated timeline.
May 2, 2019
One Killed and Three Injured in Poway Synagogue Shooting
Officials say that John Earnest entered the Chabad of Poway synagogue before noon on Saturday morning and opened fire.
March 15, 2019
Key Takeaways from The White House's Proposed Budget Plan
This budget gives the American people a look into the Trump administration's agenda for the upcoming years.
January 8, 2019
Was 2018's ‘Time Person Award’ a Jab at Donald Trump?
Two years ago, Trump won the ‘Time Person of the Year Award.’ Two years later, is the magazine taking a dig at him?
December 17, 2018
New Findings in the Mueller Investigation Send Micheal Cohen to Prison
He's joined the growing list of Trump personnel arrested due to findings from the Mueller investigation.
July 10, 2018
An Overview of Trump's Zero Tolerance Policy
Is it ethical to criminalize immigrants who are fleeing from dangerous countries?
May 8, 2020
Spotlight: No Longer in the Race for President, O’Rourke Speaks on the Future of Politics
As a Dallas native who saw the effects of O’Rourke’s previous campaigns firsthand, I had the pleasure of getting his take on grassroots politics, youth activism, and the ongoing growth of the Democratic Party in Texas.
February 27, 2020
Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty of Sexual Assault - Could Face Up to Twenty Five Years
The case is a landmark of the #MeToo movement, which has brought an avalanche of sexual assault and harassment allegations against powerful men and prompted conversations about gender and misconduct in all walks of life.
December 11, 2019
The Impeachment Inquiry Enters Explosive Next Phase: a Timeline
With the release of the House Democrats' 300-page report, entered a new phase. After another week of hearings, the house has begun drafting the articles of impeachment.
November 30, 2019
What the 403 Page NYT Leak Regarding China's Muslim Detention Centers Reveals: RevNow Breaks it Down
403 pages of documents belonging to China’s ruling Communist party have been leaked to the New York Times, exposing the full extent of the persecution against and the detention of around 1 million Chinese Uyghur Muslims.
September 7, 2019
The Top Jefferey Epstein Death Conspiracy Theories: Debunked
With Epstein's lips sealed forever, there's yet another obstacle blocking prosecutors from separating the truth from the rumors.
June 30, 2019
Students at Johns Hopkins University Protest Private Police Force
John Hopkin's plans to implement a private police force sparked outrage in the student body due to the history of racially-motivated private police brutality in Baltimore.
April 20, 2019
A Walkthrough of the Events That Took Place During the Columbine Shooting
It was a scene of chaos, pieced together through the shaky voices of teenagers, some wondering how it was they got out alive.
February 17, 2019
Trump Declares Border Security a 'National Emergency' in an Effort to Fund Wall
With another government shutdown narrowly averted, the next phase of the border battle is just beginning.
December 21, 2018
Donald Trump Orders Partial Government Shutdown Just Before Christmas
The shutdown appears to be in response to an argument between president Trump, Nancy Pelosi, and Chuck Schumer.
August 25, 2018
Being Eco Friendly is Expensive and Hard - Here's How to Make it Cheap and Easy
The good news is: you don't have to be a retired billionaire to do your part.
April 4, 2020
Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Accused of Sexual Assault
Biden has come under fire due to a series of sexual misconduct claims, as well as Tara Reade’s recent allegation that Biden sexually assaulted her in 1993.
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January 12, 2020
1/12/19: This Week in the Social Media News Cycle
"This Week in the Social Media News Cycle" is a bi-weekly column where RevNow clarifies, elaborates on, and fact-checks the biggest 'news stories' circulating social media platforms. Learn about the USA-Iranian conflict that has led to the widespread circulation of WW3 memes on the internet.
December 9, 2019
Priyanka Reddy: Will Justice Ever Truly be Served?
Over the past few weeks, The rape and murder of Priyanka Reddy has sparked global outrage, with large-scale protests and outspoken citzens exposing the Indian authorities’ failure to secure justice for Indian women.
September 21, 2019
Is it a Boy or a Girl? - How Devotion to Binary Gender Leads to Child Genital Mutilation for Intersex Individuals
Thousands of intersex people have been subjected to Intersex Genital Mutilation (IGM) -- i.e. surgical procedures done on the genitals of intersex children who are too young to consent.
September 7, 2019
A Breakdown of Jeffrey Epstein's Death: What We Know
Disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his jail cell after accusations of sex trafficking minors. What do we know surrounding Epstein’s sudden death, and how does it all connect?
June 19, 2019
Key Takeaways From the House Judiciary Committee Hearings on the Mueller Report
RevNow has summarized the details of these hearings into 4 important takeaways.
April 9, 2019
I Reported My Sexual Assault to College Officials - and Then I Was Expelled
One brave RevNow writer has written a piece on her experience reporting an assault - and being met with backlash.
January 27, 2019
Five Congresswomen Who Are Changing the Game in 2019
These congresswomen are forming a government that reflects the diversity of the American people more than ever before.
December 21, 2018
Your Guide to Navigating Bigoted Relatives This Holiday Season
Revolution Now has compiled these helpful tips so you can speak your mind without setting grandpa off on a tangent about the “good ol’ days.”
July 16, 2018
Being a Transgender Veteran in Trump's America
Navy veteran Mikayla MacPherson shares her heartfelt story as she battles for transgender military rights once again.