Friday, February 21, 2020

Juneteenth 2019: The US must repair historic and current racism

On this Juneteenth, we must confront the impacts of racism dating back to the founding of the United States with the slave...

Plastic pollution kills cetaceans: Pounds of plastic found in whales’ stomachs

"Hundreds of thousands of whales, dolphins, seals and turtles are killed by ocean plastic pollution every year, including single-use plastics and abandoned plastic gear from the fishing industry."

‘Tired of being unsupported and messed with,’ teachers stage a bold protest that scores...

“Teachers want to have fair ways for us to ensure the public education system continues to provide access to well-supported schools for all kids.”

What Norway’s big divestment decision means for fracking, tar sands and global oil exploration

It appears it’s just cutting its losses on money-losing endeavors like fracking in America, tar sands oil production in Canada, and frontier exploration by U.K. companies in Africa and South-East Asia.

This is how borrowing things from our neighbors strengthens society

Research shows that small talk and casual connections create happy communities and less-lonely individuals.