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Three Cups Of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way
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Greg Mortenson, the bestselling author of Three Cups of Tea , is a man who has built a global reputation as a selfless humanitarian and children’s crusader, and he’s been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. But, as Jon Krakauer demonstrates in this…
Winners Take All: The Elite Charade Of Changing The World

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade Of Changing The World

by Anand Giridharadas

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|October 1, 2019

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The  New York Times  bestselling, groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for understanding…
Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Help Others, Do Work That Matters, And Make…
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An up-and-coming visionary in the world of philanthropy and a cofounder of the effective altruism movement explains why most of our ideas about how to make a difference are wrong and presents a counterintuitive way for each of us to do the most good possible.…
Against Charity

Against Charity

by Julie Wark

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|February 16, 2018

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Charity is not a gift. Gift-giving implies reciprocity, an ongoing relationship. When requital is impossible, the act of giving remains outside mutual ties and charity becomes yet another manifestation of class structure, a sterile one-way act upholding the…
Because I Said I Would.

Because I Said I Would.

by Alex Sheen

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|January 1, 2019

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A single promise can change a life forever.  We all make promises constantly. “Yes, I’ll be there.” “Sure, no problem!” But do we really mean what we are saying? What is the impact of a broken promise? And what happens to a life…
Passion To Purpose: A Seven-step Journey To Shed Self-doubt, Find Inspiration, And Change Your Life…
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Life lessons on how big ideas can change the world, from the co-founder of a charity dedicated to bringing education to students in rural Kenya. In this book, entrepreneur and charity founder Amy McLaren will show you how big ideas can change the world. Through…
Year of Living Generously: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Philanthropy
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A Year of Living Generously follows award-winning journalist Lawrence Scanlan as he volunteers with 12 different charities, among them well-known institutions Habitat for Humanity , the St. Vincent de Paul Society and Canadian Crossroads . Drawing from first-hand…
10th Anniversary Edition The Life You Can Save: How To Do Your Part To End World Poverty
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In this Tenth Anniversary Edition of The Life You Can Save , Peter Singer brings his landmark book up to date. In addition to restating his compelling arguments about how we should respond to extreme poverty, he examines the progress we are making and recounts…
The New Fundraisers: Who Organises Charitable Giving In Contemporary Society?
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Charitable fundraising has become ever more urgent in a time of extensive public spending cuts. However, while the identity and motivation of those who donate comes under increasingly close scrutiny, little is known about the motivation and characteristics of the…
Humanity And The Nature Of Man
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Everyday Heroes: 50 Americans Changing The World One Nonprofit At A Time
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IPPY 2012 Outstanding Book of the Year, Most Likely to Save the Planet (Independent Publisher Book Awards) Nautilus 2012 Gold Grand Winner, General Adult Foreword Reviews 2012 Book of the Year Finalist, Social Sciences Two years ago, photographer Paul Mobley and…
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