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A Cow for Change? I’ll Buy!

A Cow for Change? I’ll Buy!

Motivating and inspirational commercials litter the Internet commanding the viewer to donate money to buy a cow or a chicken or a goat. These cows or chickens or goats will be given to young girls in Third World countries to allow them to establish independent, economic security. As the commercials pronounce, giving animals to girls provides political security and equality, […]

by · April 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Controversial Issue
A Gap worth Bridging

A Gap worth Bridging

BY VALETA BROWN In New Delhi, India, a man named Rajesh Kumar Sharma started a school under a bridge for the children of laborers from nearby villages. He said most of the kids would spend their days in the fields or playing around. Sharma had 140 students when he started teaching, 70 of whom are now in government schools. Sharma’s […]

Government: A Beacon, not a Burden

Government: A Beacon, not a Burden

BY KIMON STEPHANOPOULOS In June of this year, Vladimir Putin enacted Russian Federation Article 6.13.1, banning “propaganda of homosexualism among minors,” making the argument that the dissemination of what the article calls “information, propaganda and campaigning that harm health and moral and spiritual development” disturb the “intellectual, moral and mental security of children.” On August 23rd, the prosperous, vivid, once-regarded-as-safe […]