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Sia Offers To Match $100,000 In ACLU Donations As Celebrity Funds Pour In

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.30.2017 | Entertainment

Celebrities are putting their money where their mouths are when it comes to standing up to human rights concerns under President Donald Trump. Singer ...

Kal Penn Responds To Racist Troll By Raising Thousands For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.28.2017 | Entertainment

Kal Penn is turning racist vitriol into meaningful action to help other people. On Saturday, the Indian-American actor posted a screenshot on Instagra...

Progressives Have A Secret Tech Weapon In The Fight Against Trump

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics

It’s the left’s secret weapon in the continuing resistance. While Facebook is getting a lot of the credit for making last weekend’s Women’s M...

Crowdsourcing In 2017

Wikistrat | Posted 01.18.2017 | Technology
Wikistrat

By CSO Dr. Shay Hershkovitz & COO Elad Schaffer The places where the Obama administration and the incoming Trump administration find agreement are fe...

More Than $50,000 Raised In 1 Day For Teen Tortured On Facebook Live

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.06.2017 | Impact

A GoFundMe campaign launched to assist the young man attacked earlier this week in Chicago has raised more than $50,000 in just a day. The campaign ha...

Metamason Becomes Fundable Through Application of Design

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.06.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Les Karpas Entrepreneurs thrive on competition and just as in elite sports, "winner takes all." One way of increasing the odds of s...

What To Do If You Want To Be Charitable, But Money Is Tight

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 12.27.2016 | Impact

When your income isn’t at Rockefeller levels, it can seem hard to be charitable. But with the results of this past election, the feeling of restles...

How Saving a Monkey Species Makes Us More Human

Alon Tal | Posted 12.16.2016 | Good News
Alon Tal

Yellow-tailed woolly monkeys are among the rarest animals on earth. For eons they have frolicked and flourished in the lush forests of South and Centr...

Top Startup Trends You Need to Be Ready for in 2017

Azzam Sheikh | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Azzam Sheikh

Ever since small and medium tech-oriented companies started to appear a few years ago, the startup business model has been the way most new ventures a...

Pain, populism and democracy - inside Mexico City's crowdsourced constitution

Apolitical | Posted 11.18.2016 | Impact
Apolitical

Mexico City made headlines around the world earlier this year when the mayor announced that it would crowdsource its new constitution. [This article ...

What 'Breaking News' Really Means In Today's World

Barbara Rady Kazdan | Posted 10.27.2016 | Fifty
Barbara Rady Kazdan

Just about every time I tune in to an all-news TV channel, a bright red banner announces: BREAKING NEWS. At first I thought, there's so much fluff filling those 24-hour cycles, they post a banner when they're about to report an actual news item.

Vital Lessons Learned From The Chelsea Bombing From A Chelsea Psychologist

Greg Kushnick, Psy.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Kushnick, Psy.D.

Here are four things to be remembered about the attack that will promote health and personal responsibility.

Innovation and Regulation in Pharmaceuticals

Adam Grossman | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Adam Grossman

I am a caregiver and patient advocate for my mom. I am also a proud co-founder of Give to Cure. My dynamic and awesome co- founder, Lou Reese, is a pa...

The Crowd

Jonathan Haber | Posted 08.22.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Haber

One of the things we are supposed to be celebrating in this era of social media, open-source everything, citizen journalism, and various forms of "super-enabling" Internet politics is how it frees us from having to rely on authority.

Brazil: Gold Medal in Entrepreneurship

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Victoria Silchenko

In July, I've received an invitation to be the speaker as part of State-sponsored U.S. Speaker Program on Entrepreneurship -TechHubs which quickly put me in the "Ambassador of Entrepreneurship" mindset

Small Crowdfunding Donations Have Large Economic Impact

Sandy Abrams | Posted 08.09.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

Kickstarter has made an indelible mark on our culture. Those average $30 donations have added up to tremendous economic benefits that have enhanced our lives and will continue to do so every single day with the accessibility of crowdsourcing platforms like Kickstarter. All it takes now is a dream, a plan, a camera, a laptop...and some generous strangers.

Slum Residents In Kenya Map Their Homes Because Google Can't

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact

Ten young adults who live in Mathare, a large slum in Nairobi, got a crash course last month in cartography 2.0. They learned how to use their smartph...

How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy

Re-Give | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology
Re-Give

UNDISCOVERED How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy Social Actions engender beneficial outcomes for society and the environment, from ...

Shortening Distances in Economic Development: The Poor as a Digital Crowd

FOMIN | Posted 05.20.2016 | Impact
FOMIN

By Cesar Buenadicha César Buenadicha has led programs in social innovation, crowdfunding, social entrepreneurship, micro-franchising, educational l...

Mom Without Memories

Adam Grossman | Posted 04.28.2016 | Impact
Adam Grossman

My mother, who was once the primary caretaker of her husband and three kids, who worked as a substitute teacher and part time editor of the Harvard Business Review, who threw amazing parties and volunteered at the temple and ran a gourmet catering business in her spare time, has Alzheimer's Disease, just as her mother and brother had it before her.

Crowdsourcing the Future of a Social Movement

Doug Hattaway | Posted 04.25.2016 | Impact
Doug Hattaway

How an innovative campaign lifted up the voices of people across the United States to help inform movement leaders about the hopes, fears, and ideas o...

Real Voters Ask All The Questions For This Senate Debate

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2016 | Politics

If you’ve been frustrated by presidential primary debates featuring questions by media personalities that skip issues that actually affect people’...

Why On-Demand Technologies Are Good for Productivity

David Hale | Posted 04.18.2016 | Technology
David Hale

The latest Labor Department numbers are in, and they confirm the health of the labor market. Impressively, initial jobless claims are the lowest they ...

Girls' School Alums Raise $180,000 For Beloved Security Guard's Retirement

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 04.13.2016 | Good News

A gold watch wasn’t enough for a security guard with a heart of gold. Kifleab Tekle received a check for $183,179 from former students and parents a...

London Startups: Getting Attention in a Noisy Space

Kristen Tyrrell | Posted 03.25.2016 | Impact
Kristen Tyrrell

There is a sublime energy in London. Young people from all over the world are relocating, re-envisioning, and redefining industries with better techno...