Recent Articles by Amy McDonald
Published: Friday, August 15, 2014 12:56 pm MDT
How to respond to homelessness in your neighborhood? One couple hired them.
Published: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 9:38 am MDT
Two-thirds of the world's population don't have the Internet, and tech giants like Facebook and Google are attempting to change that by offering free Internet to remote countries and villages around the world. ...
Published: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:37 am MDT
A university president decided to take a pay cut of $90,000 to help give the school's lowest-paid workers a higher wage.
Published: Monday, August 11, 2014 11:16 am MDT
Tech giants like Google and Facebook are bringing free Internet to remote areas and claiming that the technology could lift millions out of poverty. But scholars are skeptical because research says technology d...
Published: Friday, August 8, 2014 12:42 pm MDT
People all over the globe are taking selfies with hummus to remind people on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict of what the two groups have in common: a love of hummus.
Published: Monday, August 4, 2014 4:16 pm MDT
Someone asked people to share memories of when they were poor. This is what they said.
Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 7:30 pm MDT
Home to more than a thousand squatters, a half-built skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela is being emptied out.
Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:00 pm MDT
A new poll found that most Americans across religious and party lines believe the unaccompanied children at the border should be offered support and shelter, and should be seen as refugees, not illegal immigran...
Published: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:12 am MDT
In response to the backlash surrounding anti-homeless spikes in a London convenient store, a Canadian charity organization has come up with a solution that provides the opposite—benches that turn into she...
Published: Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:28 pm MDT
Recent violence between Israel and Gaza has had an alarming amount of casualties. Many of them are children.