Blog Action Day

Blog Action Day: Some interesting posts

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So I have just spent the last hour reading up on what other bloggers have to say about poverty, and I have to say, I’m really impressed. It’s heartwarming and encouraging to know that there are so many people who care out there.

Here are (for now) some of my favorites. I plan to waste – euh, I mean, spend – more time on the Blog Action Day official website, so do check back for another list of favorite posts later during the day.

Using Social Media to Fight Poverty: Going beyond Blog Action Day

The Promise of Africa: Me, have a biais for Africa? Naaaaaah! This is a great post just because it’s great, and not because it’s related to Africa, I promise!

Blog Vs Poverty: Lovely acerbic humor pondering amongst other things on why a celebrity studded concert didn’t solve the poverty issue. Isn’t celebrity the answer to EVERYTHING?

A tale of two crises : a great post about worldwide poverty and the current credit crunch. “Above all, the message of trade unionism is that if we get together – if we act collectively – we can change things for the better. We can solve the credit crunch and we can solve global poverty.

Poverty Reading Roundup: So in case you haven’t had enough of reading blogs, here are some books you can pick up to read more on poverty. I read Nickled and Dimed by the way, and it’s an amazing book.

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