The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer (Audiobook)

The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer (Audiobook)

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Chapter 07: Improving Aid. Read by Peter Singer.
September 29, 2020

This chapter delves into the criticisms of international aid, considers ways to objectively assess which types of aid program work, and examines how we can improve aid efficiency. Professor Singer argues that we can sharply reduce extreme poverty if we di

Chapter 08: Your child and the children of others. Read by Winnie Auma.
September 28, 2020

Chapter 8 is narrated by Winnie Auma, the Uganda Country Director for Village Enterprise. Village Enterprise is a charity recommended by the charity evaluator The Life You Can Save for its work in ending extreme poverty in rural Africa through entrepreneu

Chapter 09: Asking Too Much? Read by Shabana Azmi.
September 27, 2020

Narrated by internationally renowned Indian film and theatre actress Shabana Azmi, in Chapter 9, Professor Singer poses the question: to be ethical, do we really have to give up all our unnecessary expenses? The Chapter addresses the nature and validity o

Chapter 10: A Realistic Standard. Read by Peter Singer.
September 26, 2020

This chapter considers what is realistic with charitable giving. Professor Singer proposes a standard of donating roughly 5% of one’s annual income to effective charities for those who are financially comfortable, with less for those below that level, and

What One Person Can Do. Read by Peter Singer.
September 25, 2020

This section is a call to action which urges people to visit the website of the charity The Life You Can Save for guidance on how to take simple actions, like sharing the book or pledging a percentage of their income to effective charities.    A

Afterword: From Contemplation to Action. By Charlie Bresler.
September 24, 2020

Charlie Bresler, the Executive Director of the charity The Life You Can Save, tells his own story of how his life was radically changed by Professor Singer’s The Life You Can Save and how, since reading the book, he has worked tirelessly to direct hundred

Acknowledgments. By Peter Singer.
September 20, 2020

Professor Singer thanks the people who worked tirelessly to make the tenth-anniversary re-launch of The Life You Can Save possible.  Explore Peter's nonprofit, The Life You Can Save: --- Support this podcast: https://anch

Interview with Kate Grant from Fistula Foundation
June 07, 2019

Rupert and Loren talk to Kate Grant, CEO of Fistula Foundation, one of our recommended charities.

Interview with Sjir Hoeijmakers from Founders Pledge
November 12, 2018

Loren and Rupert talk to Sjir Hoeijmakers from Founders Pledge about making a commitment to effective giving.

Reasons Why People Don't Give to Charity
August 13, 2018

Rupert and Loren share from their personal journeys and talk about different barriers that stop people from giving to charities.