How Effective Altruism and #GoodGiving can Alleviate Poverty

By D’Arcy Williams, Intern, External Relations and Communications Tyler John and Chris Byrd are the President and Vice-President, respectively, of Giving What We Can: DC (GWWC: DC). Ahead of GWWC-DC and PSI’s joint event, The Most Good You Can Do: A Conversation with Peter Singer, John and Byrd discuss the effective altruist movement and how

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Mandy Moore on Effective Altruism: It’s Time to Give with Your Head


The holidays are still a couple months away, and this year I’m thinking differently about my charitable giving. To my friends and my family, I give with my heart. But to make the most of the gifts I give to those who truly need them — I’ll be giving with my head. This past spring,

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What’s Health Worth?

Every human life is priceless, but to provide a year of healthy life—the resources needed to make sure someone can go one year without fear of catching a preventable illness — that we can put a price on. Through PSI programs, all it takes is $35.54 to support a healthy life for a mother and child in

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Seven Questions with Peter Singer

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Peter Singer is the Ira W. DeCamp professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He is also laureate professor at the University of Melbourne, first in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, and then in the School of Historical and Philsophical Studies. Singer published The Life You Can Save in 2009.


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