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  • Article: Lawmakers Warn Trump's Foreign Aid Chief About US Budget Cuts
    Finance & Innovation

    Lawmakers Warn Trump's Foreign Aid Chief About US Budget Cuts

    March 22, 2018|Voice of America

    Lawmakers are calling on the Trump administration to increase international aid funding. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Gutting Its Fund to Fight Ebola and Other Epidemics by 80%
    Health

    The US Is Gutting Its Fund to Fight Ebola and Other Epidemics by 80%

    By David Brand|Feb. 2, 2018

    The cuts will affect public health efforts around the world. Read more

  • Article: 7 Insane Ways Children Get to School All Around the World
    Education

    7 Insane Ways Children Get to School All Around the World

    By David Brand  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 19, 2018

    Some kids cross deadly mountain passes and zipline over canyons to get an education. Read more

  • Article: Sex Trafficking in US Massage Parlors Is a $2.5 Billion Business
    Girls & Women

    Sex Trafficking in US Massage Parlors Is a $2.5 Billion Business

    Jan. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Unfortunately, the dominant narrative around this type of trafficking is that it's all consensual." Read more

  • Article: This Team of Climate Change Experts Is Reuniting Months After Trump Disbanded Them
    Environment

    This Team of Climate Change Experts Is Reuniting Months After Trump Disbanded Them

    By David Brand|Jan. 5, 2018

    Undeterred by deniers in high office, the team is back together to fight global warming. Read more

  • Article: 42% of US Women Have Been Period-Shamed and 29% Won’t Do This Activity
    Water & Sanitation

    42% of US Women Have Been Period-Shamed and 29% Won’t Do This Activity

    By David Brand|Jan. 5, 2018

    A survey conducted by Thinx revealed just how pervasive period shame is in the US. Read more

  • Article: In 2017, Violence and Injustice Killed at Least 188 Homeless New Yorkers
    Health

    In 2017, Violence and Injustice Killed at Least 188 Homeless New Yorkers

    By David Brand|Dec. 22, 2017

    The annual Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day honored those who died while unstably housed this year. Read more