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Global Wealth Inequality – What you never knew you never knew

This clear and concise animated infographic is a firm favourite in the DW Online office! What do you think of this video? Tell us in the comments! -DW Online Team

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The European Refugee Crisis and Syria Explained

Why is the refugee crisis all over the news? How is this related to Syria? Why should we care at all? YouTuber Kurzgesagt explains all… ‘In a Nutshell’. What do you think of this video? Tell us in the comments! ...

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Refugee Week: Between the Devil & the deep blue sea

In the aftermath of the new Australian policy on refugees, an Amnesty International local action group in Mount Druitt staged a movie screening in their local library to raise awareness of the long and dangerous journey a refugee endures to ...

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Kids with Guns.

Nothing beats a trashy TV marathon on a cold winter’s day in Sydney. Snuggled on the sofa with a blanket and hot cup of tea, I flicked through the options looking for a reality-tv hit, and settled in to watch ...

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Windmills, Weight Loss & Weddings

This month I have been around the world and back! From Australia to Europe, here’s what I have been doing with my month… A humbling way to start my Saturday, June 8, I met a girlfriend at the State Theatre ...

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The Boy who Harnessed the Wind

This book follows the true story of William Kamkwamba. A young boy from Malawi in Central Africa who, at the age of fourteen, built a power-generating windmill out of scrap parts using nothing but an old diagram as a guide, ...

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William and the Windmill

In 2002, William Kamkwamba was just fourteen years old. Living in a small village called Masitala in Malawi, Central Africa, William’s parents couldn’t afford to send him to school. With a thirst for knowledge, William went to the local library; ...

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TOMS Shoes: One for One

TOMS was founded in 2006 by Blake Mycoskie, inspired by a trip to Argentina where he saw extreme poverty and health conditions, as well as children walking without shoes. In a quest to create a better tomorrow by taking compassionate ...

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