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The Effective Altruism Newsletter is a joint project between a team of volunteers, the Centre for Effective Altruism, and .impact that provides news and updates about the effective altruism community. Archives of the newsletter are available on this page.

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2018 Editions

February 7, 2018

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  • Peter Singer's new article looks at the “pain gap” - comparing opioid availability in the United States with India and Nigeria.
  • The Open Philanthropy Project has published a major update on cause prioritization.
  • Videos are available to let you catch up on talks from EA Global 2017.

January 9, 2018

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2017 Editions

December 5, 2017

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November 7, 2017

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October 10, 2017

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September 9, 2017

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  • 80,000 Hours' podcast discusses risks from engineered pandemics.
  • Cullen O’Keefe argues that people who care about social justice should also care about cause prioritization.
  • Spotlight on doing good together: the theme of last month’s EA Global conference in San Francisco was the importance of doing good together as a community.

August 3, 2017

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July 7, 2017

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June 2, 2017

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  • The student-run Oxford Prioritization Project wrapped up their cause prioritization research, quantitatively modeling the four remaining charities in their shortlist.
  • Max Dalton, on behalf of the Centre for Effective Altruism, explores funding gaps, room for funding and diminishing returns here and here.
  • Tim Urban from Wait Buy Why on the benefits and risks of the AI revolution
  • Spotlight on how graduation programs reduce poverty

May 6, 2017

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March 2, 2017

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February 2, 2017

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January 5, 2017

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2016 Editions

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Photo from Effective Altruism Global in 2016

December 2, 2016

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November 7, 2016

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October 7, 2016

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September 02, 2016

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August 04, 2016

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July 07, 2016

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June 02, 2016

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May 05, 2016

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April 07, 2016

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March 03, 2016

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February 04, 2016

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January 07, 2016

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2015 Editions

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Photo from Effective Altruism Global: Googleplex in 2015

December 14, 2015

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November 23, 2015

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November 9, 2015

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October 26, 2015

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October 12, 2015

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