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American Immigrants Are a Force of Giving

The United States has immigrants from many different world countries. Some were raised in poverty-stricken situations and were seeking political asylum. Others came from affluent families and arrived to attend an American college or university. Young and old come to the states for a variety of different reasons. However, not many are aware that a […]

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Michelle Obama’s Program to Help Adolescent Girls Through Education

Thursday, October 11, 2018, was the International Day of the Girl. Michelle Obama, our former first lady, chose that specific day to announce on NBC’s “Today” show that the Obama Foundation was proud and thrilled to launch the Global Girls Alliance. That is a program to use education to empower adolescent girls all around the […]

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Why it Feels Good to Give

Day in and day out, humans mostly focus on themselves. Whether it’s how much money they’re making or how they can make themselves happy, more often than not, their days are spent selfishly. When people break that norm and choose to dedicate their time to give back, they find that the act of giving others […]

5 Ways to Fight Poverty

Global poverty is a shocking concept. When you hear that more than half of the world survives on less than $2 a day, it can put a lot of things into perspective. North American poverty, by comparison, is predominantly better, but it is still a national concern. Here are 5 suggestions for solving the poverty […]

Poverty and the Pareto Distribution: Part II

In my last blog, I covered the Pareto Distribution and how it relates to the problems of inequality throughout nature. We left off with a critique of the Marxist view that Capitalism was to fault…

Poverty and the Pareto Distribution: Part 1

In any given society, people tend to stack up at zero. What do I mean by this? Well, the Occupy Wall Street Movement was a good, recent example of the outrage that people had towards the 1%…

A Move Towards True Help: Understanding Carnegie’s Gospel of Wealth

Adam Gant shares some wisdom on how to better understand Carnegie’s “Gospel of Wealth”, and what the implications are for those who take heed of its commands.

Beating Poverty with a Smartphone

Adam Gant talks about the ease in which we can help contribute to the elimination of poverty, as well as some creative and interesting ways to to so in the modern era.

Philanthropy Spotlight: The Ocean Cleanup

Adam Gant turns a spotlight to one of his favorite organizations, the Ocean Cleanup.

Why Charity Can Only Take Us So Far

Adam Gant talks about the important distinction between charity and philanthropy, the unique benefits of philanthropy, and why we should always seek to instill love and respect in people.

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