Is Family About Love and Acceptance…

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…Or about who is inside or outside the home?

The Wealthy Suffer From an ‘Empathy Gap’ With the Poor That is Feeding a Rise in Inequality

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We tend to think that sloth, rather than bad luck or a disadvantage baked into the system, is responsible for the poor being poor.

How Toxic is Our National Atmosphere?

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Civil unrest in the USA

How a Century of Racist Policies Made Ferguson Into a Pocket of Concentrated Despair

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“You cannot understand what’s going on with Ferguson today without knowing this history.”

Poor People Will Kill You

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How a poor-man mindset leads to not only material poverty, but to crimes against yourself and others.

How Entrepreneurship Will Save The World

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Can we close the income gap and decrease poverty by fostering entrepreneurship?

5 Things You Should Know About Malaria

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Get yourself informed about Malaria and its global impact.

John Oliver Debates Minimum Wage. Living Wage Anyone?

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The federal minimum wage has not been adjusted since 2009 and does not provide a living wage for full time work. Time to fix it?

Clean Potable Water a Human Right, Even in Detroit

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When water becomes a human right in a nation divided.

Can the Current Prison System be Reformed?

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From inside the prison system, Spoon Jackson makes a blunt statement on prison reform.

Grass Roots Fundraising Goes Global

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In 2014 the Global Volunteer Network’s international Eat So They Can fundraiser is gearing up for its biggest party yet.

Philadelphia’s Decriminalization of Marijuana is the Model to Follow.

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It is high time for a drug policy grounded in science, compassion, economics and health and human rights

Why did Officer Darren Wilson kill Michael Brown?

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We must break the pattern of police brutality and return to the culture and philosophy of “to protect and to serve.”

#RethinkHomelessness Gives Details We Never Knew

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#RethinkHomelessness takes a moment to ask and truly listen to people in their community. We never know what we’ll learn.