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We Asked You to Send a Postcard to a Stranger. Here’s What You Came Up With.

Last week, you helped prove that there are lots of little ways to change your world. #100StartsWith1

It sounds like a lot of work to try to “make the world a better place.” But last week, you helped prove that there are plenty of little ways to change your world. After artist Hunter Franks challenged GOOD’s community to send postcards about their neighborhoods to strangers, more than a hundred of you went for it, and we had a great time checking out your contributions.


Click through the slideshow to see a few of our favorites, and if you haven’t already, find out how to download, print, and send your own to someone you don’t know.

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A two-minute television ad from New Zealand is a gut punch to dog lovers who smoke cigarettes. "Quit for Your Pets" focuses on how second-hand smoke doesn't just affect other humans, but our pets as well.

According to Quitline New Zealand, "when you smoke around your pets, they're twice as likely to get cancer."

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via Bossip / Twitter

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders took aim at former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg onstage at Wednesday's Las Vegas Democratic debate, likening the billionaire businessman to President Donald Trump and questioning his ability to turn out voters.

Sanders began by calling out Bloomberg for his stewardship of New York's stop and frisk policy that targeted young black men.

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Politics
via United for Respect / Twitter

Walmart workers issued a "wake up call" to Alice Walton, an heir to the retailer's $500 billion fortune, in New York on Tuesday by marching to Walton's penthouse and demanding her company pay its 1.5 million workers a living wage and give them reliable, stable work schedules.

The protest was partially a response to the company's so-called "Great Workplace" restructuring initiative which Walmart began testing last year and plans to roll out in at least 1,100 of its 5,300 U.S. stores by the end of 2020.

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Communities