Charity and activism

Anything to do with Charity and activism

C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - about 15 hours ago
Pro-Trump conspiracy theorists are infiltrating child trafficking activism — and undermining it: ...
On Wednesday, The New York Times reported that QAnon believers are hijacking a national movement to fight child trafficking — and causing chaos among people trying to protect victims.“Like any movement, QAnon needs to win over new members. And its most recent growth strat...continued
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 4 days ago
JK Rowling's publisher asked transgender activists to edit court report covering free speech ruling
JK Rowling’s publisher invited a transgender activist group to edit a court report covering a free speech ruling.The writer of the legal article said it was ‘effectively destroyed’ due to extensive feedback from trans rights charity Mermaids.The move by Hodder Education, ...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 4 days ago
Could This Be The End of The NRA? We Can Only Hope
Last week, New York State Attorney General Letitia “Tish” James made the bombshell announcement that her office has filed suit against the National Rifle Association (NRA), charging them with financial fraud and abuse of their status as a 501(C)(3) charity.James was able ...continued
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 8 days ago
Love, Loss And Drag: How COVID-19 Has Radically Changed These 3 Queens’ Lives
If there’s one thing the world could use right now, it’s a drag show.What better way to escape the grim realities of our “new normal” than the intoxicating cocktail of joy, sweat, wit and scathing political commentary that’s served up when our favorite queens take the sta...continued
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1adaf62f6727e453ef8e84f05a069975 Oren @Oren - 8 days ago
Beirut explosion: How to help those in Lebanon
On Tuesday, a massive blast wave in Beirut, Lebanon's capital, killed at least 135 people and wounded 5,000 others.The impact of the devastating explosion is ongoing: More than 300,000 people's homes were damaged in the explosion, and hundreds have been reported missing, ...continued
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 9 days ago
Vogue Hong Kong Featured Kylie Jenner on the Cover of Its August ‘Action Issue’ and People Are Co...
Over the past year, Hong Kong has seen a surge in pro-democracy activism in response to China’s creeping influence over the semi-autonomous territory.Scores of Hong Kongers have taken to the street in protest of Chinese encroachment, most recently in demonstrations agains...continued
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62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - 11 days ago
Help Refugees director Jess Mills launches interview podcast, Human
The British artist will speak with unsung artists, entertainers and activists each week.UK singer-songwriter Jess Mills has launched a new podcast series called Human.The UK artist, AKA SLO, who has collaborated with the likes of Photek, Breakage and Joe Goddard, is also ...continued
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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - 11 days ago
Endangered tigers making a ‘remarkable’ comeback #Cats #BigCats #WWF
“Tigers can thrive happily given enough space, food and water. So the progress is a result of tigers and their habitat being better protected,” Becci May tells Radio 1 Newsbeat.New figures by wildlife charity WWF suggest a resurgence in their numbers. Experts are even des...continued
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 11 days ago
Social media activism: Can pixels on a screen actually save lives?
Rachel Hunter took part in the most recent social media challenge by posting a black and white image of herself with the caption 'Challenge Accepted'.OPINION: Social media challenges to highlight global injustices seem to be the new trend. Black squares for black lives ma...continued
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - 11 days ago
Boycotts or buycotts? The role of corporate activism
Researchers from Texas Christian University, University of Arizona, University of Oregon, and Portland State University published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines the effect of corporate activism on financial and other types of performance to empower ...continued
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 12 days ago
NGOs in China have helped the government provide covid-related relief
Editor’s note: Some of our covid-19 coverage is free for readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. For more stories and our pandemic tracker, see our hubT winces at the term “non-governmental organisation”: to officials, it smacks of dissent. Search for news a...continued
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 12 days ago
Meet Canada’s 17-year-old Jewish ‘Greta Thunberg’ who says activism is a mitzvah
TORONTO — Like most teenagers, Hannah Alper has seen her world greatly shrink under COVID-19. Unlike most teenagers, her pre-pandemic reality included frequent speeches in front of large audiences in North America, where her years of social activism and firm command of to...continued
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 12 days ago
What ecommerce brands need to know about consumer activism by generation
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of ecommerce channels, even among older generations that have proven most reluctant to transition from physical to online retail. At the same time, we’re seeing a wave of consumer activism sweep the country, in which a gr...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 13 days ago
‘Solving’ Fast Fashion Isn’t A Plus-Size Responsibility
Writer and influencer Stephanie Yeboah questioned the notion that it's plus-size people that should be doing more for sustainability, and not the other way around, in a piece on sustainable fashion for Metro: “Progress [in fashion sustainability] won’t be made if sections...continued
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 13 days ago
Greta Thunberg Promises to Donate $1 Million She Received from Philanthropic Organisation to Charity
This is not the first time that the 17-year-old climate activist is donating her prize money to charitable projects. In April, she donated the $100,000 she received from a Danish non-governmental organisation to UNICEF in order to help children suffering from the coronavi...continued
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 13 days ago
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Fans Hatch ‘Unforgettable’ Plan To Mark Royals’ Birthdays
WPA Pool via Getty Images The Sussex Squad has something special in mind for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's birthdays.Meghan Markle and Prince Harry both have birthdays coming up, which means one thing: the Sussex Squad has a plan.The Sussex Squad is a group of supporte...continued
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 15 days ago
Club House Global Creates Opportunities For Brands To Align With Music Culture
Jasmine Solano, Co-Founder of Club House Global – the streaming platform bringing the nightclub to ... [+] your living room. Patrick StruysThe entertainment sector – particularly the nightlife segment has been hit hard by the pandemic. A $27 billion industry that employs ...continued
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B9fae85d63d3cf084c4f15cdbd0ccaba Giles @Giles - 15 days ago
What's next after flood of US racial equity donations?
Image copyright AFP via Getty Images Image caption George Floyd's death sparked protests - and donationsDuring the global anti-racism protests in the wake of George Floyd's death, corporations, celebrities and regular people chose to show support for the cause with donati...continued
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 18 days ago
Amid unprecedented economic crisis, many Lebanese despair
Lebanon is hurting. And this time, say many Lebanese, who are no strangers to fortunes reversed, it's different."I have never seen people killing themselves because of the economic situation," said Elias Khalil, operations manager for a charity called Beit el Baraka where...continued
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - 18 days ago
Lesbian barrister raises £60,000 to sue LGBT charity Stonewall
A barrister has raised more than £60,000 to sue LGBT charity Stonewall and her chambers for allegedly trying to 'silence' her for her stance on transgender issues.Allison Bailey has lodged a claim at the Employment Tribunal against Stonewall and Garden Court Chambers, all...continued
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 20 days ago
How Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Can Steal the Spotlight Back
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have reportedly said they don’t want “totally private lives.”They desire public lives with more privacy.A royal expert says that that’s achievable – as long as they don’t make one crucial mistake.Meghan Markle and Prince Harry want the spotl...continued
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - 21 days ago
Apple donating its cut from 'John Lewis - Good Trouble' documentary to charity
Apple is donating its share of earnings from documentary film "John Lewis: Good Trouble" to the National Civil Rights Museum and National Museum of African American History and Culture."Representative John Lewis's life and example compel each of us to continue the fight f...continued
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0da67bf7aa16c0b7dda10df8b0c1a695 Alvah @Alvah - 22 days ago
Morneau reveals he's paid back more than $40K to WE following two family trips in 2017 - CTV News
OTTAWA -- Finance Minister Bill Morneau has revealed that his family took two trips in 2017 that WE Charity paid for in part—one his wife and daughter took to Kenya, and one to Ecuador which he attended with his family—and that his wife has made $100,000 in donations to t...continued
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 23 days ago
The FADER’s Digital FORT 2.0 is arriving this week
The FADER wasn't able to bring our annual FADER Fort showcase to SXSW in Austin this year, so in May we launched Digital FORT, an online-only event spanning two days and 120 artists that helped to raise over $25,000 for charity. It was such a success, we're bringing it ba...continued
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 24 days ago
Seth Troxler and Phil Moffa's Lost Souls Of Saturn will stream an hour of new music and a film, T...
Coronavirus latest: We Are FSTVL cancels 2020 UK editionEverything we know about how COVID-19 (the disease caused by the novel coronavirus) is affecting the electronic music scene.Source: Resident AdvisorPowered by
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