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Philanthropy: Is It Selfish or Selfless?

It’s Saturday morning. You and the guys are in the clubhouse hashing over the back nine when someone brings up the new company social networking policy. The CEO wants to involve employees in the latest community service project. The conversation shifts back and forth between how many Mulligans Phil took and whether the boss is […]

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Let´s end child marriage for good

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. This week, an eight-year-old Yemeni girl called Rawan died from severe internal injuries after being brutally raped by her 40-year-old husband on their wedding night. It´s impossible to imagine the terror and pain this small child suffered as she was so horrifically abused, but we must not let her tragic […]

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40 Ways to Reduce Debt and Gain Financial Freedom

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Whether your dream is to linger in the salty crash of the oceans surrounded by the lively jungle or to gain financial freedom, only good can come from consolidating debts and re-purposing wasted money into a more beneficial use. With the national debt crisis at a record $16.805 trillion, learning […]

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Middle-Aged Americans Struggle Against Unemployment and Joblessness

Since the beginning of the 2008 recession, many Americans have experienced their own financial setbacks in one form or another. Middle-aged Americans have proven especially vulnerable to the slings and arrows of an uncertain economy. With unemployment on the rise for older Americans, many are having difficulties finding desirable employment. While many continue to search […]

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It Is Illegal To Feed The Homeless In Cities All Over The United States

By: Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse. What would you do if a police officer threatened to arrest you for trying to share a sandwich with a desperately hungry homeless woman that really needed it?  Such a notion sounds absolutely bizarre, but this is actually happening in major cities all over the United States.  More than […]

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Worldwide Unemployment Crisis: There Are 93 Million Unemployed Workers In G20 Nations

By: Michael Snyder, The Economic Collapse. Did you know that the total number of unemployed workers in G20 counties is now up to 93 million and that it is increasing with each passing day? You see, the truth is that the United States is not the only one dealing with a systemic unemployment crisis. This […]

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Ten ways you can avoid being caught in the PRISM net

By James H. Hamlyn-Harris, Swinburne University of Technology The Conversation Last weekend, the Washington Post published a further four slides, leaked from the US National Security Agency (NSA), which outline how data is collected through the PRISM program. The process is fairly simple: after an NSA analyst identifies a new surveillance target and a supervisor […]

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1 in 4 UK kids to live in poverty by 2020

Nearly one-quarter of British children will be living in poverty by the year 2020, a new report has predicted. PM David Cameron pledged that child poverty would be gone by this time, yet some of the government’s policies seem to exacerbate the crisis. Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) estimated that the UK […]

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