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Peter Singer on the lives you can save

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Replacing beef with chicken isn’t as good for the planet as you think

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The Gates Foundation has enormous impact. Its CEO leaving could have an enormous impact, too.

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2 Nobel-winning economists speak out on our big economic problem: not enough immigration

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When doing the right thing makes you a criminal

We admire these do-gooders. We just don’t want to date them.

Scientists have gotten predictions of global warming right since the 1970s

Want to help animals? Here’s where to donate your money.

Don’t wait: the case for giving sooner rather than later

These are the charities where your money will do the most good

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Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money.

Giving Tuesday, explained

This man has donated at least 10% of his salary to charity for 10 years running

9 charts to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

These uses of CO2 could cut emissions — and make trillions of dollars

Giving thanks may make your brain more altruistic

10 ways to accelerate progress against climate change

Animal cruelty is now a federal crime

Here’s how much America’s billionaires give to charity, in one chart

A charity dropped a massive stimulus package on rural Kenya — and transformed the economy

Pulling CO2 out of the air and using it could be a trillion-dollar business

Women suffer needless pain because almost everything is designed for men

An easy way to make piglet lives better

We never really got rid of the plague. 3 people in China just caught it.

The economic debate over the minimum wage, explained

American happiness is plummeting. Could a few words change that?

“Knowledge workers” could be the most impacted by future automation


Melting permafrost in the Arctic is unlocking diseases and warping the landscape

How biohackers are trying to upgrade their brains, their bodies — and human nature

Activists want Congress to ban facial recognition. So they scanned lawmakers’ faces.

The global crackdown on parents who refuse vaccines for their kids is on

Why we need a more forgiving legal system

Why Bernie Sanders and AOC are targeting public housing in the first Green New Deal bill

The post-antibiotic era is here

Google’s former CEO just committed another $1 billion to charity. But he’s spending it on buzzwords.

Dopamine fasting is Silicon Valley’s hot new trend. Is it backed by science?

The law that’s helping fuel Delhi’s deadly air pollution

How should billionaires spend their money to fight climate change? I asked 9 experts.

The Trump Foundation was a sham. We have no idea how many other foundations are, too.

Bashing Bill Gates lets the rest of the billionaire class off the hook

The government keeps its use of facial recognition tech secret. The ACLU is suing.

The many places you can buy Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, in one chart