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WATCH: 10 Eyewitness Videos That Changed The World

YouTube | Posted 11.17.2012 | Media

Eyewitness videos were instrumental in catapulting Occupy Wall Street from the streets into international headlines. Now, as the movement marks its fi...

WATCH: The Top Social Entrepreneurs Saving The World

Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 09.21.2012 | Impact

From teeny-tiny sleeping bags ending infant mortality to soccer balls that produce electricity, a new documentary shows how fresh solutions to old pro...

What Does It Take to Educate a Girl? (and Why Does It Matter?)

Caty Borum Chattoo | Posted 08.22.2011 | Impact
Caty Borum Chattoo

For millions of girls, going to school is a life dream that's out of reach. Why? Early marriage, child labor, pregnancy, lack of access, violence. Solving the problem is a gauntlet deeply grounded in cultural traditions and the ripple effects of poverty.

The F Word: Media Miss the Al Jazeera Story

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Laura Flanders

One of the biggest stories of the past few weeks has been the story of Americans discovering Al Jazeera English. It shouldn't have been so hard. As ...

WATCH: Young Man's Quest To Electrify Rural West Africa

Cambria Matlow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cambria Matlow

Twenty-six-year-old charmer Daniel Dembélé is equal parts West African and European, and looking to make his mark on the world. Seizing the moment at a crossroads in his life.

WATCH: Cacao Growers Take Control Over Their Community's Fate

Robin Blotnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Robin Blotnick

The campesinos of the area had decided to stop competing with each other for the measly prices offered by the big cacao buyers, and were now working together to directly market an improved, organic product.

WATCH: A Kenyan Girl Puts Off Marriage To Become A Teacher

Aaron Kisner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Aaron Kisner

Kakenya did not want to grow up to be trapped like her mother. But Maasai girls don't have choices. Their culture doesn't ask a girl what she wants to be.

WATCH: Using The Art Of Acrobatics, Program Helps Kenyans Out Of Poverty

Ana Cetina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ana Cetina

There are many powerful stories that we seldom see about individuals that spend their lives helping others.

'The Witch Doctor': A Story of Albino Killings and AIDS in East Africa

Robby Bresson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Robby Bresson

I trust that people all over the world use their position of privilege in our society and compassion for their fellow human beings to bring about positive change particularly for those afflicted by AIDS.

Weekly Mulch: How Reid's Energy Bill Undermines Senate Climate Efforts

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) introduced a limited energy bill that responds to the oi...

Weekly Audit: More Jobs Please

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

>By Zach Carter, Media Consortium Blogger One year after President Barack Obama secured passage of his critical economic stimulus package, the U.S. Se...