Charitable Giving Online

Written by Jesse S. Somer

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I work as an Internet writer so I've been checking out some ofrepparttar charities on-line. Giving is so easy these days, just a push of some buttons on your computer and you could make a positive change torepparttar 144910 world, no matter how smallrepparttar 144911 change, all actions in life have their reactions and repercussions. Check out Oxfam International, Plan International, World Wildlife Foundation, Red Cross, Unicef, Care International, World Vision, and Greenpeace just to name a few. You can also look up smaller organizations that work in your local area. A lot ofrepparttar 144912 web sites are very well constructed and you can read all about their campaigns, policies, how to donate, and even how to get involved yourself if you really want to be proactive as a volunteer.

The Oxfam International site is really interesting especially if you are one ofrepparttar 144913 skeptics who don't believe thatrepparttar 144914 money actually goes where it is meant to after being filtered by administration etc. They give annual reports, strategic plans, mission and vision statements etc. so we can know exactly what they are doing. I can't sayrepparttar 144915 same for all charities that exist, so do your research.

The World Wildlife Foundation also has a very professional website with a multitude of information inrepparttar 144916 form of News articles and interesting facts. There are many cool photos of Nature and unfortunately ofrepparttar 144917 misuse of it by humanity. Likerepparttar 144918 Oxfam site you can subscribe for a free monthly newsletter to see what new causes and case studies are onrepparttar 144919 agenda. Reading these can make you a little sad but there is usually at least an equal amount of positive stories about progress fromrepparttar 144920 hard work done. I like reading these newsletters more than current affairs articles that usually have only a couple 'happy' stories that are often just silly and irrelevant (though I do think having a laugh after allrepparttar 144921 death and chaos is better than nothing).

So check out some of these sites, they may help to redeem your faith in humanity as well as remind you ofrepparttar 144922 bigger picture that you are part of. In seeingrepparttar 144923 wider perspective you may just realize that you can make a difference.

Jesse S. Somer M6.Net Jesse S. Somer is a firm believer that a butterfly flapping its wings in Jamaica can cause a storm in India. Every action has its reaction no matter how small, so it may be time to give a hand and we'll see what comes of our generosity.

Freedom on the Internet

Written by Jesse S. Somer

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Look, I don't want to come across as judgmental but it is a known fact that many aspects of human society across all cultures have problems with their ethics and moral codes. I am just using China as an example because I am a great believer inrepparttar uniting, egalitarian power ofrepparttar 144909 Internet. I have this strange feeling in my stomach that eventually oppressive ideologies will have to topple and fall as people become more informed about life's possibilities, and more connected torepparttar 144910 true oneness ofrepparttar 144911 world. Ironically, I believerepparttar 144912 Internet isrepparttar 144913 means for all this to become a reality.

Another incredible part of this site is allrepparttar 144914 information relating to reporters andrepparttar 144915 plights and ordeals they go through when attempting to sharerepparttar 144916 truth, even losing their lives inrepparttar 144917 process. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, particularly its blogging section is another site that is dedicated to freedom of speech for all people who want to express themselves onrepparttar 144918 Internet. Or check outrepparttar 144919 World Association of Newspapers who has a different perspective on current events, as they focus on what happens torepparttar 144920 news bringers themselves.

Are you a believer that one-dayrepparttar 144921 world can come together as one? If you are, speak your mind;repparttar 144922 Internet is a great place to share your point of view. Let everyone know how you feel about this situation. I have a Chinese friend who says that controlling 1.4 billion people isn't as easy as you might think and thatrepparttar 144923 current system is functioning OK. OK is OK but I think it's about time humanity started to use a larger percentage of these huge brains we have. The first step is making sure that everyone gets their fair say, without fear of being pushed around by those few who often abuserepparttar 144924 power they have been given.

Jesse S. Somer M6.Net Jesse S. Somer has unwittingly become a cyber dissident by writing this article.

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