Mistreatment of Wild Coyotes on “Call of the Wildman”

Julian Omidi discusses the treatment of wild coyotes on the set of the reality show, “Call of the Wildman.” It should surprise no one that the vast majority of reality television shows are entirely staged.  They might not be specifically “scripted,” but they are planned, choreographed and totally intentional.  While this won’t pose a huge […]

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New Website – HugDug – Linking Product Reviews to Charitable Giving

Julian Omidi discusses HugDug.com, a new product review website that donates half its profits to charity. As far as buying anything online, looking through customer reviews of products and services has a big effect on consumers. HugDug.com is a new product review website that takes the power of popular product recommendations and has half of […]

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Hurricane Sandy – 17 Months Later

Julian Omidi discusses the work that has yet to be done post Hurricane Sandy. One and a half years after Hurricane Sandy, many New York and New Jersey residents are still waiting for the promised rebuilding and relocation assistance.  However, bureaucratic channels and inefficiency have thwarted meaningful aid for a significant portion of the population […]

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North American Moose Population On the Decline

Animal Support cofounder Julian Omidi discusses the decline of the moose population of North America.  The moose population in North America is dying, and no one can say exactly why. In Minnesota, moose meat is a staple for many residents of the region, and moose has been critical to the survival of Native American cultures […]

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‘Stop Animal Exploitation Now’ Charges University of Pittsburgh with Alleged Incidents of Animal Cruelty

Performing medical research on animals is a disturbing, but not yet unavoidable practice.  However, it is the research center’s responsibility to conduct their studies and treat their animals in ways that meet the standards of official governing bodies.  In the following article, Julian Omidi discusses the animal welfare organization Stop Animal Exploitation Now’s charge against […]

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Philanthropy Good For Children

Julian Omidi discusses an article about how kids are being taught at home and in their schools about the meaning of giving, and how it benefits society. The word “philanthropy” bring a certain connotation to mind, that of wealthier upper classes donating time and money to benefits, charities, research, and causes. But one doesn’t need […]

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In the Spotlight: Estella Pyfrom & Her Brilliant Bus!

Julian Omidi profiles Estella Pyfrom, a community leader who works to give the people of Palm Beach, FL free access to computer technology in order to help them both academically and professionally. Knowledge of computer technology and digital communications is becoming as essential as knowing how to read and write, in terms of securing gainful […]

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Another Denmark Zoo Wants to Euthanize a Giraffe

Another Denmark zoo wants to euthanize a genetically unsuitable giraffe. Julian Omidi discusses Jyllands Park Zoo’s intentions, as well as the stipulations of the international breeding program to which many European zoos adhere. After the display of international disgust at the Copenhagen Zoo’s euthanasia of the giraffe called “Marius,” another zoo in Denmark announced it […]

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Long-Term Economic Devastation For Philippine City of Tacloban

The ravaged city of Tacloban is suffering not only from the horrifying loss of life, but now from what might be the long-term loss of economic opportunities. Julian Omidi discusses the aftermath of the 2013 Tacloban typhoon. The typhoon that hit the Philippine city of Tacloban in 2013 was one of the biggest natural disasters […]

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In the Spotlight: Robin Emmons

Civic Duty would like to spotlight everyday hero Robin Emmons, who created a flourishing healthy food nonprofit, Sow Much Good, in Charlotte, NC. Julian Omidi discusses the work of Ms. Emmons, as well as the culture that has made her work so very necessary. Most of us who live in major metropolitan cities can’t conceive […]

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