A poverty charity reminds us about the desperate plight of the poor in squalid villages. As human beings and as global citizens, we are simultaneously moved to action and justifiably suspicious of hucksterism.
To end global poverty, I am wary and weary of people who want to "do good." How about more people who want to "do smart"?
Dozens of interactive exhibits from the next generation of social entrepreneurs will be showcased at the Innovation Marketplace and Entrepreneurship Fair. Think of it as a kind of Olympic finals for good ideas for ending poverty in America.
The images and statistics from the unfolding humanitarian disaster in Pakistan are heartbreaking, overwhelming and immobilizing. Am I only person suffering from "disaster fatigue?"