Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: children

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

The NRA versus American children

Children and teens in the United States experience much higher rates of gun deaths and injuries than in any other industrialized country.

When will we start applying the precautionary principle to the chemicals...

Agencies consistently place a far higher value on corporate profits than they do on the children of the world.

Parenting the climate-change generation

I’m going to heed their leadership. I plan to join them, to learn and listen, to do my best to share my still unarticulatable fears and, with my children, to face this future together.

‘Shocking’ report reveals thousands of migrant children have been sexually abused...

"This is not normal! Why would any member of Congress or person of conscience support increasing funds and enabling this agency?"

The soaring cost of US child care, in 5 charts

This spike in costs has broad implications, including leading fewer families to have children.

Give children the vote, strengthen democracy

Facilitating such participation would not only encourage broader social responsibility among young people, it would enrich and strengthen democracy itself.

The inequality to be suffered by our children

Unless progressive policies are demanded by American voters, most of our children and grandchildren will suffer from the continuing expansion of a Great-Depression-like wealth gap that already "dwarfs" the rest of the developed world.

On World Children’s Day, human rights group calls on Trump administration...

"All children deserve to be safe and protected, to live with their parents and their families, and to have their voices heard."

Teenagers in space

Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Rambo, Red Dawn, and how a tale of American triumphalism was returned to the child’s world.

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Small steps against climate change

Let’s start thinking about ways such as this to stop necessary waste.

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Warren vs. Buttigieg clash offers contrast with Bernie’s consistency

he finger-pointing by Warren and Buttigieg over their histories has helped showcase the one front runner whose history is consistent and progressive.

New York becomes third state to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos

This move could help protect children, agricultural workers, and the environment.