Charity and activism

Anything to do with Charity and activism

Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - about 15 hours ago
Woke National Trust to Force All Volunteers to Undergo Diversity Training
Britain's National Trust is forcing all of its volunteers to undergo “everyday inclusion” diversity training tackling such alleged issues as so-called "unconscious bias".
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 1 day ago
Billionaire Couple Pledges to Give Away 5% a Year—and Gets Dunked On
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photo via AP When former Enron trader and billionaire hedge-fund manager John Arnold and his wife, Laura, announced plans to donate 5 percent of their net worth to charity every year, they may have expected a pat on th…
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 1 day ago
How Hedge Funds Are Destroying Corporations And Society
Emmanuel Faber’s forced departure from Danone should raise some serious questions not about the CEO or Danone, but about activist hedge funds. Hedge funds have been shown to target firms committed to social responsibility and erode long-term value.
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 3 days ago
Tech newsletter: Will Biden pick an FCC chair with no telecom ties?
Sign up to receive the best of the internet straight to your inbox. Welcome to the Tuesday edition of Internet Insider, where we dissect tech and politics unfolding online. Today: Over 100,000 people petition Biden to pick FCC commissioner withou…
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Aafc872a384e36f0c748991d0e7580c6 Minnie @Minnie - 3 days ago
The aunt of Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man killed by Minnesota police, was tear-gassed ...
"People were running around with gallons of milk, dumping it on people's faces," Kelly Bryant said. The unrest follows Wright's death on Sunday.
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 4 days ago
This website is elevating African fashion—and helping designers get paid
Amira Rasool is founder and CEO of The Folklore, an online concept store featuring contemporary African design. She spoke to Doreen Lorenzo for “Designing Women“, a series of interviews with brilliant women in the design industry. Doreen Lorenzo: How did you …
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517b70d8d6fde87cc5b8e754959e4212 Ezequiel @Ezequiel - 5 days ago
BLM official calls for investigation after founder Cullors buys $1.4 million home
Black Lives Matter of Greater New York chair Hawk Newsome questions how much Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors has contributed to charity. The ...
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E77c53a55e474cb5ad875ffdba0be8e5 Leda @Leda - 5 days ago
Greta Thunberg: A timeline of her climate activism
‘Greta Thunberg: A Year To Change The World’ will air at 9pm on BBC1, Monday night
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1f7b605070774dac8bb3c859143de9d2 Jeffrey @Jeffrey - 5 days ago
Greta Thunberg: a timeline of her climate activism
‘Greta Thunberg: A Year To Change The World’ will air at 9pm on BBC1, Monday night
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 9 days ago
No More Mother-Saviors
The Soviet Union gave feminism a bad name. Women played a significant part in the revolution, which promised universal child care, easy divorce, access to contraception and abortion, freedom from the shackles of housework, and total equality between the sexes…
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 9 days ago
As a surfer, I’m compelled to fight plastic pollution and protect our oceans – if you like beache...
None of us can thrive if the ocean doesn’t thrive, so join in the UK biggest beach clean-up and tackle plastic pollution in our parks, beaches and waterways
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 9 days ago
30 Under 30 Europe Sports & Games 2021: Marcus Rashford Fights Child Hunger, Others Lead In A Wor...
In a world under lockdown, members of the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe Sports & Games class remind us just how impactful leadership can be in times of crisis.
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036a71cbab8d3106d8fc0389f9b4ef6f Eleanora @Eleanora - 11 days ago
The best TV shows and movies to watch on Neon right now
Love stories abound, while a documentary series details celebrities' passions - secret and not so secret.
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 12 days ago
Gojira's Powerful Song 'Amazonia' Sounds Like Sepultura's 'Roots'
Gojira have launched a charitable campaign for Brazil's indigenous tribes. Continue reading…
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Da22e3d6f8549192c3eca95f63ffdcdc Elody @Elody - 12 days ago
20 Questions With Blond:Ish: The Producer on Crypto, Digital Detox & When John Legend Made Her Cry
20 questions with Canadian producer Blond:ish on crypto, digital detoxes and her new compilation Human Nature (Day).
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F83221f06565aed5272a3e729d6efe18 Alexander @Alexander - 13 days ago
Violet returns to Naive for new solo EP 'Espírito'
It’s her first solo Naive EP since her 2017 breakthrough ‘Togetherness’Continue reading...
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30ac4bba47a0498502bf602bad16409a Meggie @Meggie - 15 days ago
Myanmar: Five protesters explain why they will not give up
More than 500 have died, but protesters say they must continue fight to avoid a return to Myanmar's dark past.
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1a914154cd263fa68f1b8d6529ef63dd Sandrine @Sandrine - 18 days ago
#EveryonesInvited: Over half of girls have been sexually harassed at school
More than 10,000 school pupils have submitted allegations of sexual violence and abuse to a website gathering testimonies of rape culture. Launched in June 2020, the #EveryonesInvited movement has been hailed "#MeToo for schools."  Though launched last year, …
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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 22 days ago
Gojira Unleash New Song “Amazonia”: Stream
Gojira have shared the music video for their new song "Amazonia" and are curating a fundraising auction for Amazon indigenous communitites.
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 24 days ago
Stefan Collini: Snakes and Ladders
It is as­sumed that there is an uncomplicated thing called ‘talent’ or ‘ability’, and that some people have more of it than others. It is also assumed – pretty much as a fact of nature, it seems – that some people will make more ‘effort’ and work ‘harder’ tha…
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 24 days ago
Most TV completely ignores women’s sports, a 30-year study finds
In a paper summarizing 30 years of sports coverage on televised news and highlights shows, researchers began by quoting a short segment dedicated to a WNBA game between the L.A. Sparks and the Atlanta Dream. The broadcast was unusual, authors Cheryl Cooky, La…
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 24 days ago
Banksy Will Always Be Bigger Than His Art
Banksy has become synonymous with boundary-pushing street art and anonymity. But for those in the know, the mysterious street artist is a philanthropist. As his latest (aptly-titled) work, Game Changer demonstrates, many of Banksy’s work is more about activis…
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 26 days ago
‘Just Causes’ Highlights Longtime Mission Of Folk Music’s Noel Stookey
Peter, Paul and Mary folk legend Noel Stookey's curated compilation 'Just Causes' highlights social concerns and a musical career of advocacy, activism, and philanthropy.
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 28 days ago
Claims that Amnesty stripped Navalny of ‘prisoner of conscience’ status because of pressure from ...
A series of sensational allegations that imagined RT at the heart of a shadowy campaign to smear jailed opposition figure Alexey Navalny over past ‘racist’ remarks are false, a prominent human rights organization has insisted. Read Full Article at
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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - 30 days ago
Plant-Based Innovator Veggie Grill Opens Stand-up Burgers In Berkeley; The Unapologetically Indul...
It's time to eat like you give a shake and stand up for change. Created by the team at Veggie Grill, Stand-Up Burgers, the 100 percent plant-based fast...
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