If you’re a Blogger, you might like this post at Web Worker Daily: Countdown to Blog Action Day
We wanted to take a moment to let you know that Web Worker Daily will be participating in the second annual Blog Action Day, which will take place this Wednesday, October 15th.
Blog Action Day is an annual nonprofit event that aims to unite the world’s bloggers, podcasters and videocasters to post about the same issue on the same day. The aim is to raise awareness and trigger a global discussion. The theme for 2008 is Poverty.
The organizers of Blog Action Day ask that we “examine the issues from our own unique viewpoints and perspectives, look for solutions on the small and large scale, and ask how the individual and the collective can make changes.”
We hope you’ll join us in this worldwide grassroots action to sensitize people to the myriad issues and stories of poverty.
I like Kiva, but the other bunch of “charities” they’re supporting are questionable for me. I for one don’t want to waste another penny on anything passing through the United Nations and don’t even want to be associated with anything that has their name attached as a legitimate entity even indirectly.
But you might like Blog Action Day.… I might even blog about poverty that day. I believe that only by increasing the right to private property and the rule of law and by lowering taxes can poverty be overcome. That’s rarely a “structural” change some of these folks ever talk about.