Effective Compassion
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Police killings need equal reporting for reform

Effective Compassion | Death of white shooting victim went largely unnoticed until recently
by Rob Holmes
Posted 12/13/17, 05:14 pm

In January 2016, a Mesa, Ariz., police officer shot and killed Daniel Shaver after he begged for his life. Last week, a Maricopa County jury found former officer Philip Brailsford not guilty of second-degree murder and reckless manslaughter after only six hours of deliberation. The same day, a U.S.

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More money, more problems

Poverty | The costs of universal basic income aren’t just financial
by Rob Holmes
Posted 12/06/17, 05:15 pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the fifth richest person in the world, has called for a universal basic income (UBI), even for people who don’t work. He and other billionaires such as Elon Musk say paying a guaranteed minimum “wage” would provide a cushion to help people try new ideas outside the 9-to-5 grind.

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And the winner is …

Hope Awards | WORLD readers select Mississippi school for the top prize in the 2017 Hope Awards for Effective Compassion
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/04/17, 10:18 am

Voting in July and August was the closest ever, but a late surge made Delta Streets Academy (DSA) in Greenwood, Miss., the overall winner in 2017 Hope Awards for Effective Compassion. I’ve visited DSA twice and been hugely impressed by the way this Christian school educates African-American young men intellectually and spiritually. It’s our 100th national or regional winner over the past 12 years, so Christian compassion is alive and well.

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