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The Unbearable Lightness of Non-Profit Propaganda

By Daniela Kon (originally published on HuffPost Impact and edited for use of the Two Dollar Challenge.) The best way for...

Stop Trying to Solve Other People’s Problems

by Robin Pendoley US culture highly values problem solvers, especially those who focus on the problems of others. We have...

Starting Within

by Sandra Macias del Villar Picture this: It’s the weekend. You wake up and make some coffee. You open up...

Focus on People

By Renee Ho So you want to end poverty.  But for starters—how do you define what it even is? If...

Throwing the Book at Poverty

by Jonathan C. Lewis Economic and social justice work is the most selfish thing I do. Fighting the good fight...

How Can You End Poverty if You Haven’t Listened to It?

By Anjana Sreedhar and Kate Otto, Everyday Ambassador Flyers and brochures featuring slack-jawed African infants, bellies protruding. A Southeast Asian...

5 Ways that Outsiders can Support Local Leaders

By Jennifer Lentfer, IDEX Director of Communications and creator of how-matters.org I started my career during the height of the...

Hang Up Your Cape

It may happen when a passerby with skeptical eyes asks you to explain your simulation of poverty. It may happen...

Eroding Agency

When I open my door to a knocking Jehova’s Witness, does she see me as someone in need of “service”?...

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