Applications for Oxfam CHANGE Program for Young Leadership Open till March 31

From Oxfam America (http://www.oxfamamerica.org): CHANGE is Oxfam America’s national leadership, organizing, and advocacy program for undergraduate college students. During this year-long program, Oxfam supports CHANGE participants with resources and leadership & skills training and CHANGE Leaders in turn bring Oxfam’s … Continued

Act to Stop Cuts to Diplomacy and Global Development

From the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (http://www.usglc.org/): Just last week the Administration proposed a budget that would slash America’s diplomacy and global development programs by 31% – draconian cuts that would bring our civilian forces to levels not seen since … Continued

Contact Congress: Don’t Loosen Rules on Civilian Casualties/Stop CIA Drone Strikes

From the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (http://www.nrcat.org): Recent reports indicate that President Trump has given the CIA the authority to carry out more drone strikes and that he may be loosening the rules on civilian casualties for both the … Continued

Just Eight Men Own Same Wealth as Half of Humanity: Report

Published on Monday, January 16, 2017 by Common Dreams Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/01/16/just-eight-men-own-same-wealth-half-humanity-report As the super-rich descend on Davos, report reveals how these billionaires are fueling the global inequality crisis By Nika Knight, staff writer Oxfam interviewed garment workers in Vietnam … Continued

7 Real Things You Can Do Right Now About the Catastrophe in Aleppo

Posted at http://www.upworthy.com/7-real-things-you-can-do-right-now-about-the-catastrophe-in-aleppo December 13, 2016 By Eric March Syrian government troops are attempting to capture the remaining sections of Aleppo, and its citizens are in grave danger. Aleppo Residents flee rebel-held areas of the city. Photo by Karam Al-Masri/Getty Images. The … Continued