This article was first published on the website of our project Sentience Politics. Most charities focus their work on helping individuals who already exist, while few charities try to explicitly benefit individuals who will live in the future. Although it is understandable that people empathize primarily with currently existing individuals, this raises fundamental ethical questions: […]Read further
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1% against global poverty: Double your donation!
We are driving a ballot initiative for the City of Zurich to allocate a percentage of the city’s budget to highly effective charities in global poverty and health. If adopted, the initiative would result in a contribution of around €80 million!The 1% initiative
EA Global X Berlin
On 8 October EA Global X Berlin will take place, the first conference on Effective Altruism in Germany – you can register now!Registration & Program
Sentience Politics is an antispeciesist think tank, which fights for a society in which the interests of all sentient beings are considered – regardless of their species. To reach this goal, Sentience Politics uses a critical-rational, empirically based approach, to identify the most effective strategies and put them into practice.More on Sentience Politics
Raising for Effective Giving (REG)
Raising for Effective Giving (REG) brings together professionals from various fields who want to maximize their positive impact on the world. To do so, they commit to donate a certain percentage of their incomes to demonstrably effective organizations. REG is well-known in the world of poker, where it has over 200 professional members – including poker world champion Martin Jacobson.More on REG