The Opposite of Heavy


Austrian millionaire businessman Karl Rabeder is giving away his fortune
- the luxury villa, stone farmhouse, six gliders and furnishings
business that bought it all - because it just made him guilty and
unhappy. His millions will go to a microcredit charity he has set up that offers small loans to Latin Americans.


Never Miss a Beat.

Get our best delivered to your inbox.

On luxury vacations to Hawaii, South America and Africa, "I increasingly got the sensation that there is a connection
between our wealth and their poverty." 

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news outlet. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Won't Exist.

Please select a donation method:

Share This Article