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Fundgiving and the activist economy.

A campaign to find a cure for cancer won’t be funded on Gofundme. Rhinos won’t be saved from extinction on Facebook or Twitter. Let’s turn capitalism on its heels for a second.. because capitalism isn’t

Rigging the system – How Tech Billionaires Hack Their Taxes With a Philanthropic Loophole

Late in 2014, Nicholas Woodman, the founder and chief executive of GoPro, announced what appeared to be an extraordinary act of generosity. Mr. Woodman, then 39, had just taken his camera company public, and was

They owe you.

– Banksy – 

The path to extinction

Elephant evolution The largest of all land beasts, elephants are thundering, trumpeting six-tonne monuments to the wonder of evolution. From the tip of that distinctive trunk with its 100,000 dextrous muscles; to their outsize ears

Your sunscreen is polluting the ocean and an algae could offer a natural alternative

Chlorophyta (Green Algae) An estimated 6,000-14,000 tons of sunscreen are deposited into coral reef areas of the sea every year. The chemicals we rub onto our skin might help prevent skin cancer but we’re only just beginning