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Blood donation: an outstanding issue in Latin America

 06/15/2017 - 05:27
Mexican Azzarisha Duran donates blood, during the World Blood Donor Day in Mexico City, Mexico on June 14, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutiérrez
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Although in some European countries, like Switzerland, the blood donation rate is almost 100 percent, in Latin American nations it's just 33 percent.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:15am
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Mexican Azzarisha Duran donates blood, during the World Blood Donor Day in Mexico City, Mexico on June 14, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutiérrez

Local business get together to support Covenant House of Pennsylvania

 06/13/2017 - 11:16
The 12th Annual Night of Broadway Stars raised money in support of the Covenant house of Pennsylvania. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Helping young people in Philadelphia go from homelessness to hope

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 10:30am
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The 12th Annual Night of Broadway Stars raised money in support of the Covenant house of Pennsylvania.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Why did Venezuela give half a million dollars to Donald Trump?

 04/21/2017 - 04:06
 A protester mocking at Donald Trump during Easter week celebrations in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ
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US president received $106.7 million in inauguration donations, twice amount given to Obama, as reported in El País.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 4:00am
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 A protester mocking at Donald Trump during Easter week celebrations in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

[OP-ED]: Trump Backhands Child Hunger In Philadelphia

 04/17/2017 - 08:38
Children in the ultra-impoverished community of Kliptown outside Johannesburg, South Africa receive after-school meals funded by donations. LBWPhoto
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Thousands of children in Philadelphia went to bed with wrenching pains from hunger on the same night that President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike on an airbase in Syria shortly before he dined on a gourmet meal at his opulent, sea-side estate in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 8:30am
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Children in the ultra-impoverished community of Kliptown outside Johannesburg, South Africa receive after-school meals funded by donations. LBWPhoto

Philly Grows Into Its Anarchist Shoe

 03/29/2017 - 09:18
Wooden Shoe es una librería que encierra una atmósfera distinta a la de otros establecimientos dedicados a la venta de libros, aquí el enfoque es colaborativo y político. La librería está ubicada en el 704 South Street.  Foto Archivo Particular.
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Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Wooden Shoe is a library that contains an atmosphere different from other establishments dedicated to the sale of books, here the approach is collaborative and political. The bookstore is located at 704 South Street. Photo: Mónica Marie Zorrilla.

Mutter Museum's Medical Mysteries

 03/24/2017 - 10:40
A display on the human skin and how ailments effect it are one of the many oddities you will see at the Mutter Museum. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Oddities from the world of medicine on display

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:15am
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A display on the human skin and how ailments effect it are one of the many oddities you will see at the Mutter Museum. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

50,000 Women Protest Trump

 01/23/2017 - 11:03
50,000 Women Protest Trump

DNC bonuses, whose money is it anyway?

 05/15/2017 - 18:36
DNC 2016 photo from Creative Commons.

Volunteers help make tax time a little less taxing for low-income

 02/20/2010 - 06:00
Volunteers help make tax time a little less taxing for low-income
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Me? I'm as nice as the next guy. I'll help people pick up dropped parcels, shovel the elderly neighbor's walk, drop a buck in the donation jar, that sort of thing.

But I'm not that nice: I've never once volunteered in a soup kitchen or spent time hanging out with the grannies in the nursing home -- it takes a very, very special person to give away their time or talent to others. Especially when that talent is highly in demand and can be charged at a premium.

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How to deal with violent DVDs, games for kids

 12/07/2009 - 11:16
How to deal with violent DVDs, games for kids
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'Tis the season to be jolly! You're stuffed from the turkey and trimmings, all the relatives have been placated for the time being, and the Christmas carols haven't gotten on your nerves yet.

But things are moving quickly. There are greeting cards to mail, people to visit, electronic gadgets to hunt down and parties to get to. You're busy. Verrrrry busy. And stressed out, and even a little overwhelmed . . . ummmm, maybe this is not the time to ask for a favor?

Well, here I go anyway, but I'll make it as simple as possible: Please feed me.

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