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2018 May Newsletter

The 2018 Global EA Survey is here so please join in and have your say, help the community better understand our actions, values and ideas as well as provide feedback on issues you care about.
You can see the results from the 2017 survey with information on the beliefs, cause preferences and demographics of the EA community (of the people who […]

By |May 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 April Newsletter

One of the best things we might be able to do for our own wellbeing is to have substantial conversations with others. Sometimes meandering chats are great but other times we want to delve deeper into a specific topic and explore different avenues within it.
To help you find others who want to have those conversations we’re aiming to connect people […]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free Coaching, Operations Roles & EA Global Announced

Despite being the shortest month, February seems to have been the busiest for EA job openings, research and 80,000 Hours podcasts. There are over 70 new positions available in different organisations with nearly 30 roles in operations, if you’ve ever thought about optimising something, definitely investigate the links below.
We’re also starting our free coaching service […]

By |March 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Stay Updated about Effective Altruism

An important part of effective altruism is staying up to date with the latest ideas and research so that we are able to respond when our knowledge of the world improves.
One example of how updates haven’t reached everyone in the community is that quite a few people think that earning to give is one of 80,000 Hours top recommendations, […]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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Other

London Flatshares
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Social Group – Hikes, dancing, boardgames
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By |January 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Giving 10%, Cause Battles and Yearly Reviews

This is the time of year that many people take the Giving What We Can pledge to donate 10% of their income to the most impactful organisations they can find. One of the most interesting tools is the “How Rich Am I Calculator” that compares our income to others in the world and has inspired […]

By |January 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introduction to Effective Altruism

Most of us want to make a difference. We see suffering, injustice and death, and want to do something about them. But working out what that ‘something’ is, let alone actually doing it, is a difficult problem.

Effective altruism is about working out how we should help others, using evidence and reason. And it’s about acting […]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Charities, Careers and Christmas Socials – December 2017 Newsletter

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday have all been and gone but there are some new giving opportunities for effective donors. GiveWell and ACE have released lists of top charities, with two new global health charity recommendations and three new standout animal charities.

You may want to check out EA Funds which allows you to donate to […]

By |December 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Responding to Humanitarian Crises

Reading time: 3 minutes

 

According to the UN “The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945” as famine sweeps across East Africa.

What can we do? What should we do? Should we give money to help? If so where should we give?

Below we discuss the pros and cons of donating to crisis appeals, compared to other options, […]

By |April 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Creating better politics and policy

Reading time: ~20 minutes

Responding to recent political situations
Improving politics
Initial research on what should change and how to create change
The key features of better politics and policy
A topical example of how recent political tragedy could have been avoided
Further thoughts on tractability
Is it worth EAs time to focus on this?
Conclusions

Responding to recent political situations
Recent political changes that […]

By |November 26th, 2016|Politics and Policy|Comments Off on Creating better politics and policy