Tag: Poverty

Sunday Discussion: Rutger Bregman: The Solution To Poverty

This week, I wanted to share this video from the people at TED.  “Ideas can and do change the world,” says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic […]

Sunday Discussion: The Story Of American Poverty, As Told By One Alabama County

The UN Special Rapporteur for Extreme Poverty paid a visit to the U.S. last year, drawing worldwide attention to his findings.  One of the places visited was Lowndes County, Alabama.  During the visit […]

Good News Fridays: Kid President’s Pep Talk for the World

Kid President has had a busy week, and another video from the SoulPancake YouTube channel is now out!  And this video is another Kid President pep talk.  This is a call to action to […]

Only A Few Days Left To Support Geeks Doing Good 2015

You have until the end of this weekend to support Geeks Doing Good 2015!  WorldBuilders and Heifer International are running this campaign to help raise families and communities out of poverty. Heifer educates […]

Sunday Discussion: #DearMe / Advice To My Younger Self

So this week, YouTube is doing something called #DearMe. This campaign is a part of Women’s Day this weekend, but I am sure guys can do this as well! The purpose of […]

Good News Fridays: Invisible People TV

This week on Good News Fridays, I am introducing you to a person whose mission is to make sure the homeless are known, and taken cared of.  Since its launch in November […]

The Oklahoma Minimum Wage Debacle / Why A Basic Income Is Good For America

Today, a story from the state of Oklahoma went viral, and it involves some people and how much they make at their jobs.  Governor Mary Fallin today signed a bill banning any […]

Sunday Discussion: The Problems In East Alabama Continues

Update:  According to Neighborhood Scout, Gadsden is ranked the 87th most dangerous city in America.  Anniston’s crime statistics are not much better.  And did you catch the announcement that Covalli’s Italian Kitchen is […]

Sunday Discussion: Why East Alabama Needs To Be A Promise Zone

This Sunday Discussion is going to talk about something that is needed in East Alabama.  Last Week, President Obama announced the creation of an US Promise Zone.  A Promise Zone is a way […]

Sunday Discussion: Go Orange for No Kid Hungry Day

Today is a special day, today is Go Orange for No Kid Hungry Day.  This day highlights the problems and solutions for child hunger.  And many people does not realize the problem […]

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