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The World We Want: From MDGs to Sustainable Development

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2015 provides us with both a reason to cheer and motivation to continue bettering our world. But there is more to be done!

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Help Us Alleviate Homelessness In Madison WI This Winter!

There are thousands of individuals in Madison and the surrounding areas that spend the entirety of winter doing one thing – trying to stay alive. Help us change that.

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5 Tips to Avoiding “Compassion Fatigue”

Fighting for a cause that we are passionate about and being deeply embedded in the activist lifestyle while amazing and rewarding can also be exhausting. Don’t let compassion fatigue get to you!

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In Response to Helen Zille’s “The Real Story Behind the Lwandle Evictions,” and her “Law of the Jungle” Comments.

At least in the jungle communities can live without fear of such crimes, and not have to wonder whether or not their own government will play politics with what remains of their lives.

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Putting an End to Pessimism

The belief that the world can’t solve extreme poverty and disease, isn’t just mistaken. It is harmful.

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The Power of Microfinancing

“Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime.” I like this adage because it is totally wrong.

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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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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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Your True Purchasing Power – Part Two – Behind Every Product is a Story

Ever think about where our food, clothes, and all other products come from and how they are produced? While this thought may occur when we purchase everyday products, we sometimes just buy a certain product because it’s convenient or, for…

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