Gina Barbone
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NY AIDS Walk 2013: Cure for HIV Isn't Within Reach

Although recent studies show promise and progress toward discovering a cure for HIV/AIDS, a cure is still a long way off.

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George Clooney, Jack Johnson, and Mark Ruffalo: Celebrities Who Are Doing Good While Doing Well

While some question their motivations, many celebrities utilize their unique position in society to highlight issues they feel strongly about.
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Haiti and Indonesia Recovery Shows How Global Community Can Rebuild Disaster Zones

National government agencies, foreign governments, and international organizations are all necessary to provide relief and reconstruction in the aftermath of natural disasters.
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Who Will Women Vote For in 2012? Barack Obama Leads Mitt Romney

The women’s vote is essential, and with male approval about equally distributed between Obama and the Republican nominees, the women’s vote is critical to any Presidential hopeful’s success.
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Spanx Creator Sara Blakely Highlights the Positive Steps Women Are Making in Business

One industry where men continue to dominate is business. But Blakely, Oprah Winfrey, and Meg Whitman are blazing a trail for women.
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Requiring Catholic Universities to Prescribe Birth Control to Students Violates the Constitution

Requiring Catholic universities to prescribe birth control to students violates their belief system and moral teachings and jeopardizes the separation between church and state

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Top 5 Companies Doing Well While Doing Good

Here are five companies that are demonstrating how to increase revenue while addressing global, social, environmental, and health issues in 2011.

New .XXX Domain Name Rightly Isolates Adult Content on the Internet

The public sale of .xxx domain names caused a panic for prestigious institutions and figures. However, the isolation of adult content to its own domain is beneficial for both users and owners.
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Criticism of Catholic Church Overshadows Good Works

The criticism directed toward the Catholic church in recent years has detracted from the good works, social justice initiatives, and educational efforts that the church is committed to.
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Bachmann's Claim of Media Bias is False

Despite her claims of media bias, Michele Bachmann is not getting the same attention as the other GOP candidates because of her weakness as a candidate.
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Vatican's Plan to Stabilize the Global Financial System Is Unrealistic

The Vatican's proposal for a new global financial system is ambitious and admirable. However, its recommendations are unrealistic at this time.

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Education for Darfur Refugees: The Path to a Brighter Future

Providing educational services to refugees residing in camps in Eastern Chad will help the country move forward.
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Rick Perry's Christian Policies

Texas Governor Rick Perry uses Christian values to form his platform for the 2012 Republican nomination, but his religion shouldn't affect his policy.

To Fix Washington, Move Beyond Partisan Labels

Given the current political climate in Washington, D.C., political labeling by the media and politicians is distracting to constructive political debate.
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No Loss, No Dividends: Social Business Spurs Social Change

The concept of social business is inspiring a new business mentality — one that directly produces social change and combats poverty.
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Evangelical Environmentalists: Fighting Climate Change in God's Name

Environmentalism has taken head amongst a new generation of evangelical Christians hoping to preserve "God's creation."