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With Nothing To Lose And A Living Wage To Win, Fast-Food Walkouts Spread

August 30th, 2013

Fast food workers across the nation have started to stand up in protest of their meager wages. As a result of barely being able to make a living, fast food strikers have spread into 50 U.S. cities calling for a raise in the minimum wage.

In Rural Africa Motorcycles Aren't Just Fun, They Are A Lifeline For Millions

August 29th, 2013

When thinking of how to best help an impoverished and remote community, most might think about investing in better healthcare or education. One of the biggest issues, however, is that one must have a delivery system to bring this infrastructure in. That's where Riders For Health comes into picture using motorcycles to distribute medicine to rural areas of Africa.

India loves Pakistan

August 26th, 2013

The border between India and Pakistan has been a region of growing tension. Amrit Sharma, founder of IndiaLovesPakistan.com, is trying to change the conversation from brinkmanship to love in the region. Through his site, he hopes that stronger collaboration and respect can come from both sides.

Why MLK's Dream Took On Poverty And War Along With Racism

August 28th, 2013

In remembrance of those defining words "I have a dream," and the man who uttered them, it's significant to know that those lessons still carry on to this day and age. With a world that struggles with poverty and injustice, there's still a necessity to fight for that equality that a young civil rights activist dreamed about.

In A Conflict Environment, Look To Universal Principles Of Law

August 23rd, 2013

Sakena Yacoobi, founder of the Afghan Institute of Learning, explains that to be able to bring a country out of violence and lawlessness, education in universal human laws is a necessity.

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