Can Fighting Poverty Make You Happy?

By Jill Suttie, October 13, 2014

This was a question filmmaker Daniel Karslake asked after learning that a person dies every three seconds as a result of living in extreme poverty. The film he made as a result, Every Three Seconds, tells the story of five ordinary people who are making a real difference–and how everyone can do something. Watch the movie trailer and read an interview with Karslake by clicking on the headline. (Photo: Creativist Collective/Claire Evans, Creative Commons. Thanks!)

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Jill Suttie, Psy.D., is Greater Good‘s book review editor and a frequent contributor to the magazine.See Jill Suttie's website.

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