Charity and activism

Anything to do with Charity and activism

8bc9d6e15b3458e41c925e171d8de6d8 Jany @Jany - 3 days ago
A moment that changed me: I thought I’d find paradise in Canada – instead I got a drunk who calle...
After two years as a queer Syrian refugee in Lebanon, I was happy to escape the homophobia of the Middle East. But I hadn’t reckoned on the racism of the westThe guard’s name was Michael, which in Lebanese Arabic is pronounced Michelle. He stopped our car at …
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56a34dc91390858efd1999c86a89c348 George @George - 3 days ago
He wanted his company to be the Etsy of Afghanistan. Now it has a crucial new mission
As international charities pulled out or faced funding issues after the Taliban takeover, Aseel, an online business that sells local crafts, wondered: Could it help ease the rising wave of hunger?
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 7 days ago
After queen's death, Britons say: We need to talk about the monarchy
Amid an economic crisis and waning support for a monarchical system, when the queen's mourning period ends, some Britons think it's time to talk about the monarchy.
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 8 days ago
The World Has Reached Peak Attenborough
The British documentarian is a national treasure. But soaring strings and stunning drone shots feel frozen in an earlier era of climate activism.
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76cef6f73945104b91bf5d96ec4a3ce2 Rowan @Rowan - 9 days ago
Who is Yvon Chouinard? The Patagonia founder who gave away his company to trust fighting climate ...
The billionaire founder began his career as a blacksmith before he launched the outdoor clothing company
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C83c832ac4865208bba7331dd2976162 Izaiah @Izaiah - 11 days ago
Superstar Angélique Kidjo sings at the 1000th Tiny Desk — and speaks from her heart
in an exclusive interview, the 5-time Grammy award-winning Beninese singer talks about her music, her activism and the honor of performing at the 1,000th Tiny Desk Concert ("I'm speechless!")
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 12 days ago
Putin unveils enormous Ferris wheel in Moscow as Russian troops retreat in Ukraine
Russian strongman Vladimir Putin spent Saturday opening a new Ferris wheel in Moscow.Putin joined Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin, via video conference, for the ceremony, Russian state media reported."It is a unique [construction], 140 meters high. There is noth…
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 13 days ago
Dem governor jeered for discussing civility at Kansas State Fair
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and her challenger, Attorney General Derek Schmidt, showed up for two different debates Saturday morning at the Kansas State Fair. The 90-minute exchange was an opportunity for Kelly to lean into her four-year record as governor. A …
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 13 days ago
Why Is Faith So Important?
God requires faith from us so the labor of salvation might remain squarely on Christ’s back. Faith’s function is humbly to receive what grace offers.
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E77c53a55e474cb5ad875ffdba0be8e5 Leda @Leda - 15 days ago
An outspoken prince, King Charles may have to bite his tongue - Reuters UK
Throughout his long wait to ascend the throne, King Charles stood out for his outspoken views on everything from climate change to architecture. Now…
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56a34dc91390858efd1999c86a89c348 George @George - 16 days ago
Billie Jean King Says Serena Has A Special ‘Magic’ That Makes Her The Best Of All Time
Billie Jean King thinks Serena's serve was the 'best ever' but that there is so much more that makes her a legend.
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 16 days ago
Climate statements take centre stage at Midwinter Ball in protest over oil and gas sponsorship
Greens leader Adam Bandt’s wife, Claudia Perkins, and Senator Sarah Hanson-Young wear dresses with slogans calling for end of fossil fuelsFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app, morning email briefing …
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Bbe6309a1d067c75a83f525952377ae7 Rahsaan @Rahsaan - 17 days ago
Michael Flynn: From government insider to holy warrior
The people under the revival tent hooted as Michael Flynn strode across the stage, bopping and laughing, singing the refrain into his microphone and...
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - 18 days ago
Goal! Why the world’s biggest footballers are swapping kits for fits
From Son Heung-min scoring at Burberry and Calvin Klein, to Gucci going in on Grealish, soccer stars are are taking over fashion right now
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1bd665cfdc2ebddfa4e39c96971aafdf Elian @Elian - 19 days ago
The people making a difference: the climate activist fighting fossil fuel giants
Nick Hodgkinson gave up his job when his health worsened, and began campaigning to halt climate change. Now it is his turn to be treatedNick Hodgkinson has a dark sense of humour, which comes in useful during his climate change activism.Take the time the 59-y…
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 23 days ago
Dallas Black Chamber amplifies support Black businesses and nonprofits - The Dallas Morning News
Wednesday's leadership summit also included an appearance by Opal Lee, the grandmother of the Juneteenth holiday, and a keynote by Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt...
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 20 days ago
Vogue editor Edward Enninful: ‘Impostor syndrome is what drives me’
Fashion has to be fun, says Edward Enninful, but it can also bring about change. He talks to Eva Wiseman about how being gay, Black and an immigrant guide his visionOne Wednesday morning in 2020 the editor-in-chief of British Vogue was on his way to work. It …
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 22 days ago
Meet The Company Amplifying The Social Impact Passions Of Lumineers, Dead & Co., Other Clients
Activist, which rigorously supports social impact initiatives of importance to clients including the Lumineers and Dead & Co., is at the pulse of a growing trend in artist management.
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 22 days ago
Serena Williams is married to Alexis Ohanian — Here is how the sports-tech power couple make and ...
Serena Williams is playing in the US Open on the eve of her expected retirement. We take a look at her fabulous life with husband Alexis Ohanian.
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 29 days ago
A Rare Peek Inside the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy
For more than four decades, the Council for National Policy, or CNP, has functioned as the secret hub of the radical right, coordinating the activities of right-wing strategists, donors, media platforms, and activists. Its membership and meetings have long be…
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C0decc0c6b5bd408c22c456fa130a368 Marie @Marie - about 1 month ago
Caring about the future doesn’t mean ignoring the present
Yes, you can care about global public health and AI at the same time.
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - about 1 month ago
Climate Crusader Steven Spielberg's Private Jet Burns $116K in Fuel in Just Two Months
Veteran director Steven Spielberg's private jet has reportedly burned upwards of $116,000 in jet fuel since June. This is despite the confirmed member of the Hollywood elites delivering past warnings to the peasantry of a looming climate catastrophe.
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37ec91099450fc2fc637c77e78953759 Anderson @Anderson - about 1 month ago
Old and New Persecution in Nicaragua
The treatment of the Catholic Church in the country is one continuous story from the start of Daniel Ortega's left-wing regime. The post Old and New Persecution in Nicaragua appeared first on The American Conservative.
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - about 1 month ago
A refugee in a Parisian underpass: Myr Muratet’s best photograph
‘He’d arrived from Eritrea via Libya and Italy, and hoped to get to England. I thought he looked incredibly classy in his turquoise coat and pink scarf’I took this eight years ago in an underpass beneath the metro line that runs through the north of Paris. Th…
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54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - about 1 month ago
8/12/22: AKASSA Summer Festival: Virtual Craft Fair Celebrating AAPI Legends - FREE
AKASSA is hosting our first ever virtual craft festival! Our summer festival will be live on our website from August 12-14, 2022 where we’ll be featuring 13 vendors that identify as women or part of the AAPI family.   This year’s festival theme is “Legend has…
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