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Sep 02
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RT @joleneh340: The developed world wastes almost as much food as sub-Saharan Africa produces every year http://t.co/bT1OKqqrCr

		
Sep 02
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Crop insurance--a revolutionary ideal for small scale farmers? #TedTalk http://t.co/ZNxRyB5va0

		
Sep 02
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Today is the first day of school, but for thousands of children in #Gaza, there is simply no school to go to: http://t.co/5vLEm8by2Y

		
Sep 02
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RT @ZeroHunger: RT if you believe everyone has a right to adequate nutritious food - and you're working towards #ZeroHunger! http://t.co/4s

		
Sep 02
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Great video about the gap between the rich and the poor and the lack of social mobility between them... All shown with LEGO! Watch: #t=133">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2XFh_tD2RA#t=133
Brookings Fellow Richard Reeves explores inequality and opportunity in America with Legos, using them to explain the chances for economic success of American...
Is America Dreaming?: Understanding Social Mobility

		
Sep 02
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RT @joleneh340: #WWWeek: NEW #ThirstyEnergy Infographic explains how #water is used for power generation: http://t.co/ZKweg5AhhF

		
Sep 02
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Bangladeshi Girls Seek Right to an Education: http://t.co/WyRvV9p6uL

		
Aug 28
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Powerful Video about why the MDGs matter, from the voice of a child. WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sj6q0Apd_cs #MDGMomentum
Check out this new UN video explaining, through a child's voice, how the UN Millennium Development Goals are helping millions to fight poverty and hunger, re...
We Can End Poverty: Millennium Development Goals and Beyond 2015

		
Aug 28
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There are only 500 days until the MDGs, established to tackle the world's biggest problems, expire
Millennium development goals: how much do you know? – Quiz

		
Aug 28
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RT @ResultsCda: We're hiring! Mat leave #Fundraising and #Grants Manager. Pls share http://t.co/JAKWsL5TGU

		
Aug 28
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RT @CWP_CSP: RT @NaheedD 70% of CDNs reliant on social assistance are food insecure http://t.co/VOKkshjCWR #cdnhealth #cdnpoli #poverty

		
Aug 27
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Globalization and new technology are actually fueling, rather than closing, the global income gap WATCH: http://www.ted.com/talks/chrystia_freeland_the_rise_of_the_new_global_super_rich #TEDTalk
Technology is advancing in leaps and bounds -- and so is economic inequality, says writer Chrystia Freeland. In an impassioned talk, she charts the rise of a new class of plutocrats (those who are extremely powerful because they are extremely wealthy), and suggests that globalization and new technol…
The rise of the new global super-rich

		
Aug 27
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So great to connect with new and old friends at @forumsocial2014! @OxfamCa @psacnat @Inter_Pares @CFSFCEE @DignityForAllCA @CCEDNet_RCDEC

		
Aug 26
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Two fascinating interviews on CBC's Lang and O'Leary Exchange: 13:30: Rajiv Shah, Administrator for USAID, Public-private partnerships has increased from 8% of budget in 2008 to 51% in 2014. 27:45: Jim Moon Kim, Eradication of poverty means 3%. Took...
Amanda Lang and Kevin O'Leary take you inside the business world with their trade mark thought-provoking coverage.
Lang & O'Leary Exchange

		
Aug 26
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RT @tpickard1cogeco: @endpovertynow @cblatts The Mincome trial (1970's Manitoba) indicate they could:see E Forget,The Town With No Poverty …

		
Aug 26
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#WorldHumanitarianDay -- Education Cannot Wait for Better Times: http://t.co/28JYi3ug7l #EducationMatters

		
Aug 26
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Cash transfers work in developing countries. Could basic income guarantees work in Canada? http://t.co/qka3EdEq4B @cblatts @tpickard1cogeco

		
Aug 25
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4 reasons why inequality is bad for society: 1. Economic inequality can give wealthier people an unacceptable degree of control over the lives of others. 2. Economic inequality can undermine the fairness of political institutions. 3. Economic...
It's safe to say that economic inequality bothers us. But why? Harvard philosopher T. M. Scanlon offers four reasons we should tackle — and fix — the problem.
The 4 biggest reasons why inequality is bad for society

		
Aug 25
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Millennium development goals: how much do you know? FIND OUT: http://t.co/LAnRnkLDWS #MDGMomentum

		

From 21-24 August, the largest Canadian grassroots anti-poverty movement will come together for the People’s Social Forum in Ottawa. Each day is packed with exciting events such as workshops, exhibitions and musical performances, all starting with the opening march from Victoria Island to Parliament Hill on Aug 21st.

How can I get involved in Ottawa?

1 in 5 children still do not have access to the vaccines they need. We can change this.

From 28-30 May, world leaders will be meeting at the Saving Every Women Every Child Summit in Toronto to discuss international commitments to women and children in the developing world. Let’s get them to take a stand on vaccines.