Charity and activism

Anything to do with Charity and activism

367ec04c80b95de4cfdf036599b35350 Garnet @Garnet - about 11 hours ago
The HIV fight is growing old
This article is part of Telescope: The New AIDS Epidemic, a deep-dive investigation into the modern face of a disease that transformed the world.As medical breakthroughs allow more and more people to grow old with AIDS, the virus has — in many circles — become old news.Fe...continued
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B32a14d6694cf7df7a187f69ad01ace5 Patrick @Patrick - about 11 hours ago
Former Unsound co-curator Łukasz Warna-Wiesławski launches label with new EP from Avtomat
The Tańce label will focus on Polish producers and sounds, and the first EP is a response to the country's climate of homophobia.TracklistA new label called Tańce will kick off with an EP from Avtomat next month.Tańce, which is polish for "the dances," comes from former U...continued
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 2 days ago
Formal insurance and religious offerings in Ghana
God insures those who pay: Formal insurance and religious offerings in GhanaEmmanuelle Auriol, Julie Lassébie, Amma Panin, Eva Raiber, Paul SeabrightThe Pentecostal church is one of the fastest-growing segments of Christianity, including in sub-Saharan Africa. The church ...continued
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 3 days ago
Like many young Australians, Angelica has come to expect abuse online
As a Masters student passionate about gender equality and diversity, Angelica Ojinnaka spends a lot of time on social media and she's come to anticipate the worst.Key points: Plan International surveyed 14,000 girls and young women, including 1,000 AustraliansPlan Interna...continued
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192059156a7075f96be3d979645bdbcc Zackery @Zackery - 5 days ago
Modern-day eugenics, migrants memorialized, musical activism times two
Kelli Dillon, serving a 15-year term in Central California Women’s Facility for killing her abusive husband in self-defense, went into the prison infirmary to have a cyst removed. After suffering extreme weight loss and other symptoms, she discovered that she had been giv...continued
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 6 days ago
Meghan Markle Explains Why She Left Social Media
Even though Meghan Markle’s long-term legacy at the palace might be inspiring the communications office to be more creative in their use of social media, she and husband Prince Harry aren’t particularly fond of it themselves. Ever since moving to California earlier this y...continued
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Dd00644dc8212e2e9fd2e6ce7a756bbf Jerrold @Jerrold - 7 days ago
Parkland parents create AI video of slain son to spur voters
Parkland parents create AI video of slain son to spur votersFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Wearing his signature hoodie and beanie, an earbud casually hanging from one ear, passionate Parkland teen Joaquin Oliver urges his peers to vote for lawmakers who will end gun violen...continued
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 8 days ago
New Relic employees report unrest over work culture, CEO’s donations
One of Portland’s largest tech employers, software company New Relic, appears increasingly at odds with its own workers over its response to the resurgent civil rights movement.The conflict has been amplified by CEO Lew Cirne’s large donation to a private Christian school...continued
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7094e9deddcf03241ed9894017ba09bc Rose @Rose - 12 days ago
Meryl Streep serves glitter whimsy and wigs in 'The Prom' first look photos - Entertainment Weekly
There's room for more than one crown at Ryan Murphy's Prom, as the trailblazing filmmaker has assembled a court of fabulous Hollywood queens in a series of first-look photos from his upcoming Netflix musical movie.Image zoom Melinda Sue Gordon/NETFLIXThe streaming service...continued
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 14 days ago
Ekow Eshun curates an exhibition inspired by activism and agency
The writer, curator and broadcaster has collaborated with the Fund for Global Human Rights on an exhibition in London that brings together work by photographers whose practice centres on community and collaborationThe Fund for Global Human Rights is a charity working with...continued
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498be12662c1d913d0cbee6108a66520 Torey @Torey - 16 days ago
One Million Lives Lost to Coronavirus
[music]michael barbaroFrom The New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro. This is “The Daily.” 100,000 lives. Today, we remember 100 of them. It’s Friday, May 29.bianca giaeverWillie Levi was born in Orange, Texas on August 19, 1946. His father was a mill worker. His mother, a ...continued
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 17 days ago
Parkland parents create AI video of slain son urging voters to support gun control
A charity run by the parents of Parkland shooting victim Joaquin Oliver have released an artificial intelligence (AI) video bringing their son back to life in a bid to urge teenagers to vote for lawmakers who will end gun violence.In the video, the AI image appears in an ...continued
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Aafc872a384e36f0c748991d0e7580c6 Minnie @Minnie - 20 days ago
So You Want to Get Involved in Mutual Aid
There is a long tradition of mutual aid in the U.S., particularly within underserved communities. Photo: Scott Heins/Getty ImagesThe United States is a country of staggering disparities, many of which have been put in stark relief over the past year amid compounding crise...continued
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 21 days ago
NBA Finals: Storylines and stats that matter ahead of Lakers-Heat
The Miami Heat get 32 points from Bam Adebayo and 22 from Jimmy Butler as they beat the Celtics 125-113 to advance to the NBA Finals. (1:57)There aren't many days that go by during the NBA season when LeBron James doesn't use lessons he learned during his four years with ...continued
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76cef6f73945104b91bf5d96ec4a3ce2 Rowan @Rowan - 21 days ago
Can We Afford to Let Left-Wing Activists Ignore Their Social Responsibilities?
Social-justice crusaders deserve to be held to the same moral standards that they apply to corporations.NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he New York Times has observed the 50th anniversary of Milton Friedman’s famous article “The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase It...continued
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96d2c0ccb7cce03f75db3297b9a8af04 Iva @Iva - 24 days ago
Charlie Martin To Be The First Transgender Driver To Compete In Nürburgring 24 Hours
Photo : Charlie MartinCharlie Martin has pushed for racing to be a more inclusive place for years, and this weekend she’ll make both LGBTQ and racing history by being the first transgender car driver to race in the Nürburgring 24 Hours.Advertisement“This is one of the big...continued
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222d8c41bd81f4a6d7b47e2341f0ffca Jarod @Jarod - about 1 month ago
Voices for Change: The people working to make the fashion industry more accountable
Written by Marianna Cerini, CNNThis story was produced as part of CNN Style's The September Issues , a hub for facts, features and opinions about fashion, the climate crisis, and you.As part of The September Issues , our special hub dedicated to facts, features and opinio...continued
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Bbe6309a1d067c75a83f525952377ae7 Rahsaan @Rahsaan - about 1 month ago
Angels in the market
Harriet Beecher Stowe is best-known as the author of the antislavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852), a book that James Baldwin later christened the ‘cornerstone of American social protest fiction’. It might also be considered the nec plus ultra of American sentimental fic...continued
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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - about 1 month ago
Gamers Have Spent 10.4 Million Years Playing Fortnite
Gamers have spent a total of 10.4 million years playing Fortnite, according to new research from ... [+] retailer GAME. AFP via Getty ImagesGamers have spent the equivalent of over 10.4 million years playing Fortnite, according to a new report from video game retailer GAM...continued
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B1adb7ec7ad84fbf0007aae5b870eb61 Alan @Alan - about 1 month ago
'Daily Show' Creator Lizz Winstead's Entrepreneurial Fight for Reproductive Rights
September 15, 2020 9 min readLizz Winstead is a fighter. She fought to get Comedy Central's The Daily Show, which she co-created, on the air in 1996. She persevered in co-founding the beloved-but-short-lived Air America radio network (featuring hosts/raconteurs including ...continued
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - about 1 month 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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C1e15b7459468dc79542fc656b7a9fa2 Madalyn @Madalyn - about 1 month ago
WE Charity’s rise to prominence and unexpected fall
WE Charity’s rise to prominence and unexpected fallRadio28:23Back in 1995, a 12-year-old in Thornhill, Ontario, was so moved by a newspaper story about the death of a boy in Pakistan who fought against child labour, that he created a charity called Free the Children. Crai...continued
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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - about 1 month ago
Radical, anti-India orgs are on the rise
NEW DELHI: Top scholars came together for a discussion on the growing radicalisation in the West including anti-India activities in USA through radical Islamist outfits and charity organisations.Speakers at the event were Director of Research at the Investigative Project ...continued
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769b45cbbba62f6d3aa67bb11e7a293f Raoul @Raoul - about 1 month ago
Susan Delacourt: WE Charity scandal sends a powerful message to young people: Even in a pandemic,...
In its heyday, the WE Charity probably prodded countless young people to pursue lives in global activism. Thanks to recent events, WE Charity has probably done the opposite for politics.No matter who ultimately gets the blame for the demise of WE Charity’s Canadian operat...continued
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - about 1 month ago
WE Charity shutting down operations in Canada after multiple scandals
After a long, lucrative run at the helm of a multimillion-dollar youth activism network — followed by years of dodging accusations about unethical and illegal business practices — WE Charity founders Craig and Marc Kielburger are finally stepping down from the organizatio...continued
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