Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Nike

Nike and Adidas are using kangaroo skin to make sneakers—is that...

Popular shoe manufacturers are contributing to the world’s largest commercial slaughter of land-based wild animals.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 4

Day one of Kavanaugh proceedings, 87 elephants found dead due to poaching, environmentalists don't vote in elections, and more.

Nike, Obama, and the Fiasco of the Trans Pacific Partnership

Obama will be delivering his defense of the proposed TPP at the Nike headquarters in Oregon thinking it is a good example of what he is hoping to accomplish. Unfortunately, Nike is not a solution but is, in fact, the very problem with this TPP proposal.

Why Nike Is the Problem, Not the Solution

Nike may be the perfect example of life under TPP, but that is not a future many Americans would choose. Nikes’ workers are not paid enough to buy the shoes they make much less buy U.S. exported goods.

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China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Babies poop has ten times more microplastics than in adults, study finds

“Unfortunately, with the modern lifestyle, babies are exposed to so many different things for which we don't know what kind of effect they can have later in their life.”

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The WHO determined that air pollution inflicts on human health at even lower concentrations than previously understood.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.