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WHAT CAN YOU DO?
In a world of compassion competititon, imagine an "iTunes" for choosing which charities to support,
A respected academic blog has already imagined such a service, which it claims could allow potential supporters to access clear, objective, compelling, multimedia content about any cause or charity that interests them, free from marketing hype, but backed by solid data about the charity's results and impact.
Charitable options could also include giving away a % of one's income. However, some reflection on where any money given actually goes is always valuable. See, for example, Rod Liddle's piece on Bob Geldof's reaction to claims that much of the money raised through Live Aid never reached its intended recipients: indeed this commenter on the piece provides particular food for thought: