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President Snow and Mitch McConnell: The Power Hunger Games

Mike Lux | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Mike Lux

This country needs a movement that will challenge the agenda of McConnell and his closest allies, the Koch brothers and Wall Street.

How 'Hunger Games' Actually Fights Hunger: What You Can Do

Posted 03.24.2012 | Impact

Before "Hunger Games" fans take their seats at movie theaters nationwide, activists will give them a chance to do something about food-aid issues plag...

Harry Potter Nonprofit To Keep Fighting Hunger, Child Slavery, More

Posted 09.13.2011 | Impact

The Harry Potter series has been accused of promoting witchcraft, Satanism, general paganization and overall corruption among young Muggles the world ...

Why Parents Should Both Monitor And Empower Kids Using Social Media

Tina Barseghian | Posted 06.16.2011 | Education
Tina Barseghian

With guidance and support -- and with parents to set examples of what they think is appropriate -- kids can learn their place and their responsibility as part of a worldwide online community.

Andrew Slack: "Harnessing The Power Of Imagination To 'Imagine Better'"

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

You can't cast a spell to fix the problems of the world we live in. But that doesn't mean you can't try to reach for a more practical magic. Andr...

Young Harry Potter Fans Cast a Spell for Mental Health

Anastasia Goodstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anastasia Goodstein

Harry Potter fans across the globe are joining the Harry Potter Alliance on an epic journey to destroy seven real world horcruxes.

Harry Potter And Springsteen: Religion, Spirituality And Storytelling

Diane Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diane Winston

Bruce made it possible to believe that we could find meaning, feel love and snatch pleasure from pain. The gospels of contemporary culture have similar messages but are delivered with whimsy, finesse and media savvy.

Making All Harry Potter Chocolate Fair Trade

Andrew Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Andrew Slack

Chocolate being sold in Harry's name is not fair trade. The fair trade label is the most realistic way that we can know that the cocoa farmers were treated fairly, transparently, and with the chance of upward mobility.

Harry Potter Gets New Website | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bloomsbury has launched a new website for Harry Potter as the new "signature" editions of J K Rowling's titles go on sale....

JK Rowling Gives £10 Million For Multiple Sclerosis Clinic

The Guardian | Severin Carrell, Scotland Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The author JK Rowling has donated £10m to set up a clinic to research treatments for multiple sclerosis, the degenerative disease that killed her mot...

Cultural Acupuncture and a Future for Social Change

Andrew Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Andrew Slack

What if we gave our teenagers the opportunity to imagine themselves as heroes, rather than treating them as nothing more than a way to line the pockets of some CEO? Enter the Harry Potter Alliance.

Harry Potter Fans Unite for Haiti

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Lovers of Quidditch and Hogwarts banded together this past weekend to support Haiti relief efforts. The "Harry Potter Alliance" raised $34,000 through...

Harry Potter Fans Take On Maine's Proposition One

Andrew Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Slack

If Maine's Proposition 1 (aka California's Proposition 8) passes on November 3, the movements for intolerance and bigotry will gain momentum, and same-sex couples will lose more rights.

What Would Dumbledore Do?

Andrew Slack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Slack

The confidence demonstrated by Harry Pottercharacter Albus Dumbledore, is something that has been exhibited by the Dr. Kings, the Gandhis, the Aung San Suu Kyi's in facing great tyrannies.