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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.

Creating Communities with the Greater Victoria Housing Society

A young, single mother. A man who lost the use of his legs. A recovering drug addict. An old woman living on a fixed income. It may seem like these stories couldn’t be more different, but they actually all share a common thread: The characters are all real people from Victoria who faced serious challenges […]

Serving Hope with the Our Place Society

Winter is well on its way, and soon, everyone will spend their days inside with thermostats and fireplaces to keep them warm even when the snow starts falling. Anyone brave enough to stay outside will be clad in suits of armor consisting of scarves, hats, mittens, heavy coats, and layer after layer of clothes. However, […]

Changing the World with Live Different

So many people want to make the world a better place. It’s a noble goal: With billions of people around the globe living in poverty, over 780 million without clean water, and countless more that live in war zones, there’s a lot of room for improvement. But before we can change the world, first we […]

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