Giving someone in poverty a voice…literally

Have you ever used¬†the phone? Now you can use it “report in” as the “voice of the poor” on the Internet. Just call a tool-free number, speak and then hang up. Voila! You have ¬†created and posted a podcast. “But wait, there is...

Who lobbys for “the least among us?”

Has Poverty Disappeared From the National Dialogue at a time when48 million Americans now live in poverty. Reflecting on the what was not said in the recent State of the Union message a writer asks “Is it a window into a national culture that has become callous...

Who lobbys for "the least among us?"

Has Poverty Disappeared From the National Dialogue at a time when48 million Americans now live in poverty. Reflecting on the what was not said in the recent State of the Union message a writer asks “Is it a window into a national culture that has become callous...
Do-gooder or servant?

Do-gooder or servant?

The featured video, currently also at the right side of this page, tells the story of someone who wants to volunteer as an aid worker. This is a wonderful description of some common misconceptions and unconscious motivations about coming to the aid of those who are...

State of the World 2011 – Hunger

Known for tackling the most pressing issues that face our world, the Worldwatch Institute has dedicated the 2011 edition of its flagship report to a compelling look at the global food crisis, with particular emphasis on what innovators globally can do to help solve a...