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TED Fellows program 2020 for extraordinary thinkers and doers (Fully Funded to Vancouver, BC, Canada)

Application Deadline: August 27, 2019 11:59pm UTC Every year the TED Fellows program selects a new group of extraordinary, multidisciplinary individuals by open application. We look for innovators on the rise in their respective fields with bold, original work. Requirements: TED is looking for different applicants than many other leadership-oriented programs. Instead of business people, […] Source link

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Fuzzy Math Fuels Sanders’ Claim That Cost Barriers To Health Care Kill 30,000 A Year

“30,000 Americans a year die waiting for health care because of the cost.” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), in a tweet June 20. “Medicare for All” — or single-payer health care — is a flagship issue for Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. So when a conservative group launched an ad campaign claiming such a policy would drive up wait times for medical care, the 2020 candidate responded aggressively. This fact check was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be [...]

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ITU Innovation Challenge 2019 for young Changemakers (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: July 31st 2019 Join a network of change-makers that will help you positively transform your community! Ap 1. Submit your project or idea on the platform– From the active challenges, choose the one that fits you the most. Share an overview of your proposal with the crowd using the post function.  Explore the […] Source link

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