Archive for the 'Non Profit' Category

World: AI’s 1 million clicks against poverty

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Amnesty International has started a new campaign against worldwide poverty called “1 Million Clicks Against Poverty”.

They are supported by eboy who’s large scale pixel graphics are well known around the Internet and fans…

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Word Aids Day: Best Comment Seen (so far)

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Is it already another year down the drain – World AIDS DAY again – did we miss something? Certainly not with regards to that topic.

Business as usual – story telling, promises, shoulder rubbing and clapping wherever you look. But less and less are looking. They have problems – much more problems themselves today than a year ago – and they don’t want to listen to promises of if-you-give-us-another-xxx-billions-we-will-do-something-you-could-have-for-a-few-millions-with-no-problem-anywhere-else stories anymore.

Maybe this time around even some politicians and top bureaucrats that all the years before have happily looked “…the other way…” are starting to understand that some “real” results might even forward them.

Maybe there is some common sense reappearing. That funding mass murderers, torturers, mass rapists, organized crime and – you name it – actually might not change the situation of those that suffer from this fatal disease. Maybe someone who has the power will finally stand up and say: It’s enough – we will not fund the perks of parasites and clowns anymore – we will actually do something for the people…

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Image: Carbon Footprint Reduction Services

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After another climate conference with no tangible results just over today (the UN one in Poland), maybe this sarcastic infographic from “The Onion” web site is indeed as far as the change has come (besides the changing weather patterns etc. of course).

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Politics: Power to the poster

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Power to the poster calls itself a “a graphic design democracy project” commenting on the issues of our time. You’ll find dozens of 11×17 posters in PDF format for download and use anywhere.

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Painting climate change in Bangladesh

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UK newspaper The Guardian has a gallery of eight paintings created by the Bangladesh government and NGOs to teach people in rural Bangladesh about climate change and how to adapt to it.

Like in other areas or countries around the world populated mainly by people who can’t read or write, screenplays, songs and dramas are used to communicate the change…

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Film: MAHATMA – Life of Gandhi, 1869-1948

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If you’re looking for some quiet time this weekend and want to learn something about history, have a look at this 5 hour documentary of Mahatma Gandhi’s life by the GandhiServe Foundation.

The film in black and white includes many visual records of Gandhi’s life and of events during this important period of India.

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