Despite hard times, "not-only-for-profit" companies swim against the current by giving back some of what they earn. But these aren't the corporate donations orchestrated by a clever PR department looking to bolster the company image. Wall Street, are you listening?
But I think it's more than just the pills and the lubricants that make sex in our second half such a wonderful activity. Our Elders have finally figured it out--and they're having the best sex of their lives.
The UN has estimated that 4,000 temporary classrooms will be needed in Haiti -- however this is not an earthquake, this is an earthquake with hurricane season coming in four months. Yet less than 3% of humanitarian assistance goes to fund education programs.
Bank bonuses are merely a symptom of a deeper erosion of societal values and the new maxims that have overtaken us: Greed is Good and It's All About Me. Those values wreak havoc on economies, cultures, families, and our very souls.
Sadly, until we are able to close the vast wealth gap that exists across the globe, natural disasters will continue to have a profoundly disproportionate impact on the people who have the least resources.
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