Charity and activism

Anything to do with Charity and activism

Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - 7 days ago
Rio Tinto’s Madagascar Mine Promised Prosperity. It Tainted a Community.
The Anglo-Australian mining company is facing legal claims that it contaminated waterways and lakes with harmful levels of uranium and lead. The post Rio Tinto’s Madagascar Mine Promised Prosperity. It Tainted a Community. appeared first on The Intercept.
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151d593186e8e56663df3ed32962360f Dayton @Dayton - 5 days ago
Podcast Episode: Antitrust/Pro-Internet
Imagine an internet in which economic power is more broadly distributed, so that more people can build and maintain small businesses online to make good livings. In this world, the behavioral advertising that has made the internet into a giant surveillance to…
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656f443bf945c1d489be8648db415f13 Cynthia @Cynthia - 3 days ago
J. K. Rowling scuppers Scotland’s new “Hate Crime and Public Order Act”
There’s a good article in Quillette showing how one person, the notorious but (to me) highly admirable J. K. Rowling singlehandedly undercut Scotland’s new Hate Crime and Public Order Act that came into effect on April 1. I explained this law on March 27, als…
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0da67bf7aa16c0b7dda10df8b0c1a695 Alvah @Alvah - 7 days ago
Dear VCs, Female Founders Don’t Want Bagels — We Want Honest Meetings
Many VC funds and diversity groups host events but don’t bother measuring the outcomes of their efforts. Female founders want meetings not bagels
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 5 days ago
Britain's NHS to re-evaluate all transgender treatments in wake of investigation revealing they'r...
Britain's National Health Service is re-evaluating all so-called "gender-affirming care" treatments in the wake of a damning new report, which underscores the sex-change regime is built on weak and unreliable evidence. Dr. Hilary Cass, a British medical doct…
Britain s nhs to re evaluate all transgender treatments in wake of investigation revealing they re based on pseudoscience
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - almost 5 years ago
Who Should Be on the Next Mount Rushmore?
Who Should Be on the Next Mount Rushmore?Are there any American “heroes” we can agree on in 2019? This might sound like an abstract question, but for the Fourth of July weekend, Politico Magazine has decided to make it more concrete, asking experts: Who would you put on a...continued
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - over 3 years ago
2020 AI Alignment Literature Review and Charity Comparison
Published on December 21, 2020 3:27 PM GMTcross-posted to the EA forum here.IntroductionAs in 2016 , 2017 , 2018 , and 2020 , I have attempted to review the research that has been produced by various organisations working on AI safety, to help potential d…
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - over 4 years ago
The 100 best, worst, and weirdest things we saw on the internet in the 2010s
The A.V. Club's best, worst, and weirdest internet of the 2010sThe internet of 2010 is a lot different than the internet of 2019. Facebook hadn’t been politicized. Twitter wasn’t Donald Trump’s playground. Instagram was brand new and nobody was calling themselves an “infl...continued
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - almost 5 years ago
Moon rocks, Misty of Chincoteague, Haiku Stairs: News from around our 50 states
Dothan: A man has been reunited with the Auburn University class ring he lost most than 50 years ago. The Dothan Eagle reports 74-year-old Victor Voss got his ring back Monday. Voss says he was wearing the ring over his gloves on a cold day in 1966 because it was too larg...continued
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C8fdc7c246b9dd38f4ef160727d6eec5 Monserrat @Monserrat - over 4 years ago
Fugitive pig, proverb library, sodium warnings: News from around our 50 states
News from around our 50 statesGuntersville: People in a rural area are raising concerns about the use of “chicken sludge” as fertilizer on farm fields as the state considers new rules on how such products can be used. Julie Lay says the sludge from a poultry processing pl...continued
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - about 4 years ago
First, the people die; then, the stories
68+Epsilon Theory PDF Download (paid subscription required): First the PeopleIn all countries, the First World War weakened old orthodoxies and authorities, and, when it was over, neither government nor church nor school nor family had the power to regulate the lives of h...continued
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30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - about 4 years ago
101 Amazing Women Who Changed the World
History is not always what is seems—regardless of what even the most robust textbooks might say. Take, for example, the work of Rosalind Franklin: The British scientist whose 1952 research was integral to the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA, but who had her...continued
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B32a14d6694cf7df7a187f69ad01ace5 Patrick @Patrick - 7 days ago
‘World’s sexiest albino’ Sir Maejor Page accused of creating bogus BLM charity to swipe nearly $5...
Page's largest purchase using the donated funds was a home and an adjacent vacant lot in a residential neighborhood of Toledo, Ohio, valued at approximately $112,000 in August.
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F83221f06565aed5272a3e729d6efe18 Alexander @Alexander - almost 2 years ago
Transcript: Boaz Weinstein
     The transcript from this week’s, MiB: Boaz Weinstein, Saba Capital, is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including the podcast extras on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, Google, Bloomberg, and Acast. All of our earlier podcasts on your…
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - over 3 years ago
All the new movies and early theater releases you can watch at home right now
Movie theaters are slowly reopening, but most of the new releases are headed to streaming services rather than the big screen. Whether you're staying at home to limit potential risks, or just saving a few bucks by watching from the couch, we've organized a huge list with ...continued
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - almost 5 years ago
50 years of Stonewall: 50 LGBT+ people on what the Stonewall riots represent today
50 years of Stonewall: 50 LGBT+ people on what the Stonewall riots represent todayOn 28 June 1969, police raided the Stonewall Inn in New York City. Tucked in the centre of Greenwich Village – the city’s gay district – the bar had become accustomed to hostility from law e...continued
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 7 days ago
Jane Fonda Partners with Gagosian and Christie’s for Art Charity Auction against Oil Drilling Ref...
Jane Fonda has partnered with Gagosian and Christie's for an art charity auction to fight against oil drilling in California.
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - almost 3 years ago
Coronavirus latest news: AstraZeneca chief rejects EU accusations of 'overpromising' vaccine supp...
Exclusive: Social distancing not needed at big events, PM to be told Quarantine and self-isolation could be replaced with daily tests Just 1 in 1,000 in...
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - almost 5 years ago
The Descendants of Slaves in Nigeria Fight for Equality
The Descendants of Slaves in Nigeria Fight for EqualityOn a sunny morning in November, 2018, twelve men and two women gathered in a lavishly furnished living room in Oguta, a town in southeastern Nigeria, with the air-conditioning at full blast. They had come to discuss t...continued
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - over 4 years ago
The Rise of the Chinese-American Right
The Rise of the Chinese-American RightNew generations of Chinese immigrants hate affirmative action — and some are beginning to love Trump.On June 13, during a nasty storm, a group of Chinese New Yorkers gathered in front of the gates of Gracie Mansion, the New York mayor...continued
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - over 4 years ago
Questions About My Political Activism | Imam Omar Suleiman
Questions About My Political ActivismI thank Allah for the blessing of in person interactions. The simple joy of meeting your brother and sister in the Masjid with a smile and salaam that removes the shaytan from our hearts. The ability to ask questions clearly and immedi...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 3 months ago
50 people to watch in 2024: From film and music to arts, activism and more
As 2024 kicks into swing, here are the artists, entrepreneurs, activists and musicians who are bound to turn heads
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - 3 months ago
Dorothy Day Net Worth – How Much Is Dorothy Day Worth?
Welcome to our article on Dorothy Day’s net worth. Dorothy Day, an influential American journalist and social activist, dedicated her life to advocating for social justice and the rights of the poor and marginalized. Throughout her career, she co-founded the …
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - over 4 years ago
Kim Kardashian West On Her Decade Of Multi-Platform Fame
Kim Kardashian West on Her Decade of Multi-Platform FameAs the decade began, there were rea­sons to be optimistic: America had elected its first black president, and despite a global recession just two years earlier, the world hadn’t cascaded into total financial collapse...continued
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