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
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
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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
America First

Trump reportedly wants all U.S. food aid carried by American ships

Carter Sherman
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
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
Impact Health

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

“Pandemics don’t know borders.”
Kimberly Lawson
U.S. Budget

Trump's 2018 budget would be a big win for the U.S. military

Michael Kalenderian
asia & pacific

Editor of Bangladesh's First LGBT Magazine Killed by Suspected Islamist Militants

Three assailants attacked and killed Julhas Mannan, who ran the transgender magazine Roopbaan, and another person on Monday in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. It's the second attack of its type in two days.
VICE News and Reuters

The US Bet Half A Billion Dollars That Mining Would Save the Afghan Economy. It Didn't.

A new Inspector General report reveals that much of the money the US spent trying to build up the Afghan mining sector was squandered
Avi Asher-Schapiro

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
asia & pacific

The US Spent Millions on Afghanistan Clinics — but Many Are Falling Apart and Hard to Find

Nearly $200 million in taxpayer money went to build health clinics in Afghanistan. Now a government watchdog on reconstruction says that many of the facilities are poorly maintained and that their GPS coordinates don't correspond with reality.
Avi Asher-Schapiro