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Making the (Video) Case for Support

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lL5TLsximG0] Here’s a great example of CauseWired story-telling online: the Global Network on Neglected Tropical Diseases launched the End the Neglect 2020 Campaign to raise public awareness and support from corporations, foundations, and individuals to control and eliminate some of the most devastating and deadly NTDs by 2020. The new campaign features a consumer-driven microsite […]

Redefining Holiday Luxury, Part Two

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Xq6iG59uvc&hl=en&fs=1] Part two – this one dubbed “Say Forever” – of a great pair of videos from ChangingingthePresent.org aims to redefine the idea of holiday shopping “luxury.” They’re particularly important this season, given the global economic crisis. If you like them – as I do – put them on your blog or Twitter them.

Redefining Holiday Luxury, Part One

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMV2adkjaOo&hl=en&fs=1] A great pair of videos from ChangingingthePresent.org aims to redefine the idea of holiday shopping “luxury.” The videos are particularly important this season, given the global economic crisis. If you like them – as I do – put them on your blog or Twitter them.

Facebook Activists: Liberal Democrats in Egypt

I’d missed this great piece in the Washington Post the week before last about the cause of liberal democracy in the Arab Middle East, and how young activists are using social networking tools to plan for a more open, democratic future. Six months ago, Ahmed Samih, the 28-year-old director of the Andalus Institute for Tolerance […]

Cause Creation: Teen Dies in Transplant Outrage, and a Movement Begins

When 17-year-old Nataline Sarkisyan died on Dec. 20th while awaiting a liver transplant her insurance company refused to pay for until it was too late, her case moved beyond one family’s desperate struggle to save a young life and become a cause for thousands of people who discovered her case on the Internet – on […]