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Be The Change You Want To See

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 08.01.2016 | Impact
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Not everyone has the time or resources to go out and change the world, but it starts with a small step. Being a decent human cost zero dollars, and takes up zero extra time. It's quite simple: be kind, be educated, and step in when you can. Change what you do not like, and the world will change as well.

Four Reasons Why Solutions Journalism is Making the World a Better Place

Sparknews | Posted 04.01.2016 | Media

"Code like a girl" project leaders The general perception is that the news industry focuses on negative news because a journalist's job is to highlig...

2015 Year in Review: What We Can Learn From Prejudice in an Era of Globalization

Jeff Singh | Posted 12.29.2016 | Politics
Jeff Singh

The world is becoming more and more globalized with multiple cultures crossing paths like never before. That trend is not going anywhere, it is on the rise. How we relate with each other and how we raise each other in this globalized world is the question

Three Major Misconceptions About Africa

Timothy Kurek | Posted 05.18.2015 | DC
Timothy Kurek

As fate would have it I was introduced to Gessye, a grad student in Washington, D.C. who has experienced firsthand the ignorance of beliefs about her continent and decided to actually do something about it.

Child Bride

Hana Malik | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Hana Malik

I heard crunching on the gravel. I stopped playing with my doll and peeked around the corner of the house. A man who looked to be my father's friend walked towards the front door. He was tall and dark. I didn't know we were expecting a visitor today.

I'm Sick Of Apathy -- And You Should Be, Too

Rebekah Bolser | Posted 12.13.2014 | Teen
Rebekah Bolser

By choosing to not care, to not have an opinion, to not take a stance, you are part of the problem. Ignoring something doesn't make it go away. And you cannot rely on others to fight for the world you want to live in. It's on you. And me. And all of us to build the world we want to live in.

That Extra Step We Never Take (But Should)

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 07.06.2014 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

It is common belief that those who have more should help those who don't, which is true a fair amount of the time. There is also a silly phenomenon that I've noticed that is funny because it loops onto itself.

Egypt's History Is Being Lost to Criminals

Tess Davis | Posted 06.30.2014 | Arts
Tess Davis

Egypt's rich archaeological heritage is falling victim to looters, thieves, and smugglers and it is not alone. The illicit trade in antiquities -- "cultural racketeering" or "trafficking culture" -- spans the globe.

What Disrespect Looks Like to Women

Linda Durnell | Posted 07.01.2012 | Women
Linda Durnell

Behavior that denigrates women is prevalent throughout the world. Women are wives, co-workers, sisters, mothers, friends, daughters and over half of t...

An Epidemic Of Apathy Toward World Affairs

Adora Svitak | Posted 08.15.2011 | Impact
Adora Svitak

We try to live in a bubble of Priuses and occasional donations, shopping trips to buy sustainably made $40 shorts with our friends, conversations about school events and neighborhood redecorations.

PHOTOS: Hieronymus Bosch Plus Contemporary Painting Equals This

Posted 06.29.2011 | Arts

Be prepared to get lost in Cameron Hayes' paintings. In his new exhibition, 'Tattles,' Hayes uses intricate and fantastical imagery to chronicle our c...

Apolo Ohno Shares His Vision For The Future Of Philanthropy

2morrowknight | Posted 06.09.2011 | Impact

Apolo Ohno, the most decorated Winter Olympian in history, gave us an interview about his role with SeeYourImpact, something he calls "the future of philanthropy."

Give the Gift of Sight

Angela Courtney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Angela Courtney

Every September, I go to the eye doctor for my annual eye exam. However, the upside of my regular eye appointments is that I get to help someone else be able to see.

A Sleeping Society

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

The western world has become a sleeping society that lives off the legacy of the great men of the twentieth century. We have lost the vision, the ambition, the ability to dream.

The Custodians of Civilization

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

It's time for contemporary men and women to reach a foreign policy that incorporates the developing world in an international consensus that raises the human being above all else.

The Travel in Time

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

I have imagined the History of Tomorrow and outlined it in The Monfort Plan. The History of Tomorrow is designed to avoid conflicts and wars that lie ahead if we do not react on time

The Train of Dreams

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

The Train of Dreams is full of love and dream, two of the four pillars of the New Architecture of Capitalism. The Train of Dreams is a twenty-first century replicca of Tardis, the time machine.

Looking forward one more time

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

It is time to leave evil behind once and for all with a proactive attitude. We need preventive war against disease and hunger. We need preventive war against war and conflict. It must be a constructive approach.