Rights

What This One-Percenter Says About The World’s Poorest 3.5 Billion People Is NOT “Fantastic News”

Earlier this year, Oxfam released a shocking statistic on global wealth inequality and rising poverty: the wealth of the world’s 85 richest people is now equal to that of the world’s poorest 3.5 billion people. Most of us would fail to find anything positive in this alarming news, but most of us aren’t as filthy rich […]

This Tear-Jerking TED Talk Shows How Poetry Can Turn Lives Around In Prison

This inspirational talk by writer and philosopher Cristina Domenech shows how powerful language and creativity can be in helping those who feel voiceless. Domenech taught writing workshops to inmates in one of Argentina’s toughest jails, helping them to express their fear, despair and hopes in a way that was therapeutic and empowering. With a surprise poetry recital from one of […]

Watch What Happens When These Chimps Experience Nature for the First Time!

Less than a year ago, the Humane Society of the United States rescued 111 chimpanzees from horrendous conditions in testing facilities and gave them – the first opportunity for most – their natural right to a peaceful habitat. Partnering with Chimp Haven, they nearly doubled the number of apes residing at the sanctuary, and also set a record for the largest number of […]