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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Invisible Children: Trying to End a 27 Year Long War

Children are being kidnapped straight from their homes, but what happens once they are in the army? Girls are forced into violent sex slavery, boys are forced to carry guns and become child soldiers and if anyone makes a struggle in any action they’re ordered to do, they are beaten on the spot and possibly shot by another child soldier.

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Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future

As things stand, substantial strides have been made regarding the formation, enumeration, and recognition of human rights, but there are myriad obstacles inhibiting the international community from protecting these rights.

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Overcoming Borders: Challenges and Patterns in Latin American Fundraising

About the Author Larissa Guimaraes is a Journalism student in Brazil. She loves philosophy, revolutions and Bob Dylan, She’s a communicative activist and fundraiser, a hard traveler and easy rider.   Compassion Exchange For the vast majority of activists, there is…

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Capitalizing on Breast Cancer: Who is Profiting From Breast Cancer Awareness?

Sarah Ashley – Buffalo NY For a brief history of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month click here. Lot$ and lot$ of Pink This month there is pink everywhere.  Pink office supplies, pink ribbons on shampoo, pink apparel, pink cellphone covers……

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Saving Lives and the Planet at the Same Time: An Argument for a Plant Based Lifestyle.

Perhaps the greatest solution to reducing climate change and living for the greater good of the planet would be to end the consummation of animals and adopt not only a plant-based diet, but also a plant-based lifestyle.

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The “Thigh Gap,” and Breaking the Corporate Mirror

While one could write for ages about the health risks of obsessing over unrealistic body images, it is imperative that we consider where these images come from. The Latest Trend For those of you who do not know, the “thigh gap,” as…

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