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Tiny Spark
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We investigate philanthropy, nonprofits and international aid. In-depth interviews and shoe leather reporting from across the globe. Send us your tips. www.tinyspark.org

Latest Episodes

The Guilty Project: 'How Do You Defend Those People?'

ECriminal defense lawyer Abbe Smith is often asked how she defends people accused of committing terrible crimes. Hear her moving reply, and learn why she believes the guilty deserve a spirited defense.

33 MIN5 d ago
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The Guilty Project: 'How Do You Defend Those People?'

The Innocence Project: Challenging The Justice System's Abyss

Innocence Project attorneys and law students in Texas take on an enormous pile of cases every year, tackling legal and moral challenges as they work to free the wrongfully convicted from prison.

40 MIN2 w ago
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The Innocence Project: Challenging The Justice System's Abyss

In Climate Crisis, We Need Love Even More Than Science

Pastor and activist, Rev. Mariama White-Hammond describes how her experience of racial and economic injustice led her to fight for the planet as a whole and explains why it is time to “live differently.”

26 MINOCT 11
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In Climate Crisis, We Need Love Even More Than Science

The You-Sized Hole in the Environmental Movement

Two climate change advocates discuss the need to understand the destruction of the environment through a racial lens, and thepromising and powerful future of inclusive climate action.

31 MINSEP 24
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The You-Sized Hole in the Environmental Movement

Tax Us More says Multimillionaire

We speak with multimillionaire Nick Hanauer, who calls on the nation’s wealthiest to pay more tax and for all of us to pay more attention to righting the economy’s systemic wrongs.

36 MINSEP 12
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Tax Us More says Multimillionaire

For Volunteer Humanitarians, “Solidarity Is Not a Crime”

Appalling conditions in the ‘Jungle’ migrant camp in France drew people from across Europe to help. A volunteer shares her experience and explains how rising anti-immigrant policies are turning ordinary citizens into humanitarians.

30 MINJUL 1
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For Volunteer Humanitarians, “Solidarity Is Not a Crime”

Baby Bonds: A ‘Birthright To Capital’

We explore ways to decrease wealth inequality in the US with economist Darrick Hamilton who proposes giving every newborn thousands of dollars in a ‘baby bond’ account which they can access when they turn 18.

24 MINJUN 12
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Baby Bonds: A ‘Birthright To Capital’

A Plan To Reverse "Economic Apartheid" In The U.S.

As inequality grows, we look at look at ideas for narrowing the economic gap between the races, from reparations to raising the minimum wage.

25 MINMAY 29
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A Plan To Reverse "Economic Apartheid" In The U.S.

On A Mission To Make White People Uncomfortable

Using fiery Instagram posts, and uncomfortable tweets, the social media campaign No White Saviorschallenges white people toexamine race, power, and their own roles when attempting to 'help' in communities and countries not their own. Its co-founders explain why their motto is: "If you’re not uncomfortable, you’re not listening."

21 MINMAY 9
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On A Mission To Make White People Uncomfortable

Orphanage Voluntourism – Trafficking on Good Intentions

Is it possible for charity to worsen the lives of those they purport to help? We investigate how a global surge in one form of “voluntourism” exploits vulnerable children and contributes to child trafficking

29 MINAPR 23
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Orphanage Voluntourism – Trafficking on Good Intentions

Latest Episodes

The Guilty Project: 'How Do You Defend Those People?'

ECriminal defense lawyer Abbe Smith is often asked how she defends people accused of committing terrible crimes. Hear her moving reply, and learn why she believes the guilty deserve a spirited defense.

33 MIN5 d ago
Comments
The Guilty Project: 'How Do You Defend Those People?'

The Innocence Project: Challenging The Justice System's Abyss

Innocence Project attorneys and law students in Texas take on an enormous pile of cases every year, tackling legal and moral challenges as they work to free the wrongfully convicted from prison.

40 MIN2 w ago
Comments
The Innocence Project: Challenging The Justice System's Abyss

In Climate Crisis, We Need Love Even More Than Science

Pastor and activist, Rev. Mariama White-Hammond describes how her experience of racial and economic injustice led her to fight for the planet as a whole and explains why it is time to “live differently.”

26 MINOCT 11
Comments
In Climate Crisis, We Need Love Even More Than Science

The You-Sized Hole in the Environmental Movement

Two climate change advocates discuss the need to understand the destruction of the environment through a racial lens, and thepromising and powerful future of inclusive climate action.

31 MINSEP 24
Comments
The You-Sized Hole in the Environmental Movement

Tax Us More says Multimillionaire

We speak with multimillionaire Nick Hanauer, who calls on the nation’s wealthiest to pay more tax and for all of us to pay more attention to righting the economy’s systemic wrongs.

36 MINSEP 12
Comments
Tax Us More says Multimillionaire

For Volunteer Humanitarians, “Solidarity Is Not a Crime”

Appalling conditions in the ‘Jungle’ migrant camp in France drew people from across Europe to help. A volunteer shares her experience and explains how rising anti-immigrant policies are turning ordinary citizens into humanitarians.

30 MINJUL 1
Comments
For Volunteer Humanitarians, “Solidarity Is Not a Crime”

Baby Bonds: A ‘Birthright To Capital’

We explore ways to decrease wealth inequality in the US with economist Darrick Hamilton who proposes giving every newborn thousands of dollars in a ‘baby bond’ account which they can access when they turn 18.

24 MINJUN 12
Comments
Baby Bonds: A ‘Birthright To Capital’

A Plan To Reverse "Economic Apartheid" In The U.S.

As inequality grows, we look at look at ideas for narrowing the economic gap between the races, from reparations to raising the minimum wage.

25 MINMAY 29
Comments
A Plan To Reverse "Economic Apartheid" In The U.S.

On A Mission To Make White People Uncomfortable

Using fiery Instagram posts, and uncomfortable tweets, the social media campaign No White Saviorschallenges white people toexamine race, power, and their own roles when attempting to 'help' in communities and countries not their own. Its co-founders explain why their motto is: "If you’re not uncomfortable, you’re not listening."

21 MINMAY 9
Comments
On A Mission To Make White People Uncomfortable

Orphanage Voluntourism – Trafficking on Good Intentions

Is it possible for charity to worsen the lives of those they purport to help? We investigate how a global surge in one form of “voluntourism” exploits vulnerable children and contributes to child trafficking

29 MINAPR 23
Comments
Orphanage Voluntourism – Trafficking on Good Intentions
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