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Rise Up

The People of Bangladesh Shouldn't Have to Pay for America's Carbon Footprint

As the US continues to debate the reality of climate change while being one of the largest contributors to carbon emissions, countries like Bangladesh and millions of people suffer.
Madeline Moitozo
10.25.17
Rise Up

How Advocacy Leaders Banded Together to Save US Foreign Aid from Trump's Budget Cuts

Some of America’s most prominent NGOs are coming together as a collective to look at ways to strategize, number crunch, and talk best practices.
Madeline Moitozo
10.10.17
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America Wasted $160 Million Trying to Get Afghanistan to Use E-Payments

Will that be cash, charge, or bribe?
Matthew Gault
8.22.17
Impact Health

Zika Is Still a Huge Threat to Your Reproductive Health

Nobody paid attention to public health preparedness​, and now President Trump's proposed federal budget will slash funds from the CDC.
Kimberly Lawson
6.12.17
Big Eye

We’re Fighting Famine in South Sudan With Images From Outer Space

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network, DigitalGlobe, and thousands of online volunteers partner up to map out displacement in crisis-stricken regions.
Becky Ferreira
5.12.17
Impact Health

Trump's CDC and USAID Vacancies Are a National Security Risk

“Pandemics don’t know borders.”
Kimberly Lawson
4.27.17
News

The US Thought One of its Afghan Hospitals Was in the Mediterranean Sea

The US has literally lost track of where many Afghan hospitals are, which could be disastrous.
Jason Koebler
1.13.16
Culture

Why Was Alan Gross Smuggling Satellite Phones into Cuba?

The goal of the government subcontractor’s mission depends on who you ask.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.5.15
politics

'Cuban Twitter' Is Getting Burned on Capitol Hill

Today, the head of USAID testified about ZunZuneo before Congress, testimony that was marked by testy exchanges.
Derek Mead
4.8.14