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Join Us as We Honor Women Who Are Righting the Wrongs of Poverty and Hunger.
Society & Culture  (tags: International Womens Day, women, society, hunger, activists, politics, activists, world, philanthropy, GoodNews, education, rights )

- 628 days ago -
Every March 8, millions of people around the world celebrate International Women's Day. Here in the US, Oxfam supporters like you celebrate by raising awareness about women's efforts to overcome poverty and injustice.
Five-Year Moratorum on Hydraulic Fracturing in Fort Collins Posted By Darrianmihill on November 13, 2013
Society & Culture  (tags: Fort Collins, Loveland, Northern Colorado, americans, children, women, men, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, GoodNews, government, philanthropy, safety, society, health, usa, world )

- 724 days ago -
"Hydraulic fracturing has recently been voted on in Fort Collins. On Nov. 5, Fort Collins voted to extend its fracking moratorium 5 years, until 2018 when 56 percent voted for the moratorium and 44 percent voted against it."NEEDED SOLAR ENERGY INSTALED !
Solar Power Gets Massive Boost In Connecticut As States Continue To Support Green Energy Push AP | By STEPHEN SINGER Posted: 1
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, men, health, environment, americans, ethics, freedoms, family, culture, education, GoodNews, philanthropy, business, Entrepreneurs, government, safety, society, usa, world )

- 725 days ago -
"Backed by a $27 million fund supplied by utility ratepayers, a campaign known as Solarize Connecticut joins as many homeowners as possible to lower the cost of residential solar installation. It annually earmarks $9 million of the available...."
Poverty in 2013: When Even Diapers Are a Luxury
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, philanthropy, politics, safety, society, women )

- 785 days ago -
Being a poor mother in the United States today means reusing diapers and struggling to afford food. But House Republicans think they have it too easy.
I Am Not Gonna Take It Anymore - Say It, Do It!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, family, Food, freedoms, government, philanthropy, politics, safety, society )

- 789 days ago -
Yo, Congress. When Folks Lose These Basics, They're Gonna Get Desperate. Just Sayin' -- See info - graphic
Chasing the White House CéZannes (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Charles A. Loeser bequest, Cezanne, White House, greed, corruption, culture, ethics, arts, celebrity, sadness, philanthropy, government, law, interesting, dishonesty, americans )

- 816 days ago -
A remarkable bequest to the White House of eight invaluable paintings by a Postimpressionist master got diverted more than 60 years ago. The mess still has not been untangled.
Dying 'Simpsons' Co-Creator Sam Simon to Give Away Fortune to Charity
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, celebrity, THESimpsons, Sam Simon, tv, sadness, philanthropy, society, news )

- 851 days ago -
Terminally ill with colon cancer, one of the key players behind the beloved Fox animated series pledged his royalties from the show to a handful of nonprofit organizations.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: 60 Minutes Story Inspired Billion-Dollar Charity
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, interesting, humans, ethics, GoodNews, goodnews, philanthropy, world, society, politics, culture, news )

- 934 days ago -
Inspired one Sunday night in 1986 by a 60 Minutes story of a millionaire who "adopted" a class in an inner city school, Paul Tudor Jones started a charity himself a couple years later.
Is This the Most Charitable High School in America? (Video)
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, education, environment, ethics, family, philanthropy, safety, society )

- 979 days ago -
Kids in Chicago won pop star Rihanna's school charity contest for this amazing video.
FDR Put Humanity First; the Sequester Puts It Last
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, JOBS, media, philanthropy, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

- 998 days ago -
FDR placed the needs of the American people above petty budgetary concerns, but today's leaders lack his courage and vision.
Who Is Really Standing for Animals?
Society & Culture  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, animals, animalrights, AnimalWelfare, philanthropy, activists )

- 1003 days ago -
The USA is embracing a new and innovative form of animal sheltering known as the No Kill Equation, this new model faces powerful and paradoxical opposition: HSUS, the ASPCA, and PETA challenge its widespread implementation at every opportunity.
Busting the Myth That Christians Are More Generous Than Non-Believers
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, ethics, society, dishonesty, culture, philanthropy, corruption )

- 1022 days ago -
Many religious people believe giving to the church is the be-all and end all of generosity.
Beyond Guilt: Working in "The System" With Intellectual Responsibility
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, media, philanthropy, politics, rights, society )

- 1157 days ago -
The author argues that as long as some academic freedom exists, public intellectuals - students and teachers - have a responsibility to the public to challenge knowledge production and the system within which it is embedded.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Winnipeg Bus Driver Gives His Shoes to Homeless Man
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, society, safety, philanthropy, inspiration, acts of kindness, news, interesting, ethics )

- 1159 days ago -
A bus driver in Winnipeg, Canada, brought his passengers to tears when he stopped his bus to give a barefoot homeless man the shoes off his feet.

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