What’s the “Humane” Response to ISIS Inhumanity?
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What’s the “Humane” Response to ISIS Inhumanity?

You and I may not be able to do anything directly to stop ISIS from their inhumane violence in the immediate term. But these are a few specific actions we can take to minimize the development of further terrorism, including investing in anti-poverty initiatives, having greater awareness, and avoidance, of damaging stereotypes, and learning as much as we can about one another, so that we can speak up in meaningful and impactful ways. Continue reading »

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Experience the World. Become an Everyday Ambassador.
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Experience the World. Become an Everyday Ambassador.

m4s0n501 Today’s post was written by EA’s founder and director Kate Otto for the Perspectives series of the blog United Planet. This series aims to illuminate different viewpoints and foster open discussion and cross-cultural understanding between people of all different backgrounds. Like Everyday Ambassador, United Planet works to build a world in which all people understand, … Continue reading »

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Flipping the Foreign Aid Narrative
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Flipping the Foreign Aid Narrative

“Job Creator.” “Venture Capitalist.” “Fiscal Hawk.” Are these words of Congressional jargon in a time of economic distress?  Or key terms in the fight to end global poverty? According to Oxfam America‘s latest (and very great!) advertising campaign, they qualify as both!  This refreshing strategy pairs DC-insider phrases with decidedly non-D.C. images: a fishing boat in Ghana, an open … Continue reading »

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