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Reads tagged with “philanthropy”

Jacqueline Novogratz on the Life of Immersion
Jacqueline Novogratz on the Life of Immersion

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Pencils of Promise: Grassroots School-Building
Pencils of Promise: Grassroots School-Building

How to give and own at the same time, or why Facebook is the new Peace Core.

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Philanthropy Spotlight: 100 Girls Back to School
Philanthropy Spotlight: 100 Girls Back to School

What 100 girls in Asia have to do with Copa Cabana beaches, or why private-sector philanthropy is the real global game-changer.

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Hungry Planet: How The World Eats, or Doesn’t
Hungry Planet: How The World Eats, or Doesn’t

What $376.45 and $1.23 have in common, or why we should be embarrassed to even worry about “the recession.”

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Illustration Showcase: 5 Artists to Watch
Illustration Showcase: 5 Artists to Watch

Shapes, colors, textures, and a whole lotta lovable monsters.

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Street Artist JR Wins 2011 TED Prize
Street Artist JR Wins 2011 TED Prize

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Last Day to Vote for Google’s Project 10^100
Last Day to Vote for Google’s Project 10^100

What tsunamis have to do with online banking, public transit and better street cred for geeks.

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LBB + OLPC = GOOD
LBB + OLPC = GOOD

Why egocentricity is the new philanthropy, or how to turn your city know-how into a child’s bright future.

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GOOD Magazine: The Real Stimulus Package
GOOD Magazine: The Real Stimulus Package

How the best magazine around got better, or why taking a slight financial hit can get you an intellectual grand slam.

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The Year in Ideas: 8 Best of 2008
The Year in Ideas: 8 Best of 2008

8 things that shaped the year’s innovation footprint, or what Buckminster Fuller has to do with tap water and Michael Phelps.

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