Tag: Poverty

What’s the future of education? The guru of education gives us a big hint.

I am with my friend Jeff as we drive to the airport to pick up Sugata. I only know him from his TED video, which has been watched a gazillion times and forwarded to me by various friends throughout the years. I have little expectation as I’ve become accustomed to meeting people and finding them far different than their online personas. Almost as if...

A single litter of pups could mark the beginning of a red wolf resurgence

Conservationists are hoping a new litter of red wolf pups will spark new life for the species.
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This Family Won $429 Million at the Lottery, and Used it in the Best Possible Way

A New Jersey family is taking the expression "pay it forward" to heart and plans to use their lottery winnings to do some real...

The Shoe That Grows: a Brilliant Solution for Children in Poor Countries

If you have children, then you’re well aware they’re constantly outgrowing their shoes. If you had older siblings, you probably had more than a...

Should the Vatican Sell its Assets to Help the Poor?

Though no official number is publicly confirmed, financial institutions the world over estimate the Vatican’s wealth to be between $10 and $15 billion, making...

America’s Lunch Shaming Issue is Disgusting and Easy to Fix. So Why Aren’t we?

20 million kids in America receive free school lunches, but many others struggle to pay the $2.35 fee. For those who can’t pay, “lunch...

New York Becomes the First State to Offer Tuition-Free College

In a landmark move, New York just became the first state to offer free tuition for four-year state colleges and universities. On Sunday, the...

What is “Lunch Shaming” & Why It’s a Huge Issue in America Right Now

There are a few feelings worse than having to deny your children something that they want, but being unable to give your children what...