START A PETITION 25,136,189 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Lona's News

Paul Farmer: Diary - a Discussion By a Doctor Working on Ebola in West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, West Africa, US, Europe, dehydration, fluid resuscitation, electrolyte replacement, blood products )

Evelyn
- 16 hours ago - lrb.co.uk
A third of all Ebola cases ever documented were registered in September 2014. But the fact is that weak health systems, not unprecedented virulence or a previously unknown mode of transmission, are to blame for Ebola's rapid spread and fatality rates.
Gaza Plan 'Relieves Israel of Responsibility'
World  (tags: middle-east, Gaza, palestine, israel, Palestinian Authority, Hamas, Fatah, UN, donors, Gaza Plan, reconstruction )

Evelyn
- 14 hours ago - m.aljazeera.com
"Complicated mechanisms are being created to manoeuvre around the problem, not address it," said Tartir, programme director of Al Shabaka. "This means more money is wasted and Palestinians' dependency status is entrenched."
Hans & Ola Rosling: How Not to Be Ignorant About the World (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Hans Rosling, gapminder, statistics, presentation, enthusiasm, fun )

Evelyn
- 3 hours ago - ted.com
How much do you know about the world? Hans Rosling demonstrates that you have a high statistical chance of being quite wrong about what you think you know. Play along with his audience quiz -- then, from Hans' son Ola, learn 4 ways to quickly get less ...
International Community Promises to Rebuild Gaza ... With Sweat Shops to Exploit Palestinian Workers
World  (tags: violence, war, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, sweat shops, dishonesty, ethics, politics, middle-east, interesting, society, news, corruption, conflict, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - alternet.org
The Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip has brought with it a depressingly familiar ritual: The Israeli military destroys large swaths of the ghettoized coastal enclave, leaving tens of thousands homeless, a trail of carnage and piles of rubble.
American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, world, society, culture, discovery, interesting, children, environment, humans )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - wired.com
The crisis in American education may be more than a matter of sliding rankings on world educational performance scales. Our kids learn within a system of education devised for a world that increasingly does not exist.
The UK Will Quadruple Prison Sentences for Online Abuse, Trolls Can Get Up to 2 Years in Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, internet trolls, social media, verbak abuse, good news, ethics, society, humans, safety, rights, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - geektime.com
Threats, offensive sexual comments and verbal abuse are not okay, even on the Internet, says UK government. "No-one would permit such venom in person, so there should be no place for it on social media. That is why we are determined to quadruple the...
Already Close to Extinction, Last Male White Rhino Capable of Breeding Dies in Kenya
Environment  (tags: animals, endangered, extinction, white rhinos, poachers, world, Africa, Chinese medicine, protection, wildlife, science )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - rawstory.com
One of the last northern white rhinos on the planet has died in a reserve in Kenya, leaving the sub-species on the verge of extinction, experts said Saturday. The male, called Suni, "was probably the last male capable of breeding", according to...
TX Judge Responds to Complaints About Bible Reading in Court By Hosting Prayer Breakfast
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, religion, Separation of Church and State, ethics, government, politics, Texas, Judge Wayne Mack, law, constitution, abuse )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - rawstory.com
A Texas judge, under fire for opening court proceedings with a Bible reading followed by a prayer, has scheduled a prayer breakfast next week where he claims he will address the issue.
Ted Cruz: Obama's Surgeon General Pick Isn't a 'Health Professional' Because He's 'Anti-Gun' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ebola, Sen.Ted Cruz, President Obama, Surgeon General nominee, congress, Americans, government, ethics, politics, republicans, corruption, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday accused President Barack Obama's pick for surgeon general of not being a "health care professional" because the doctor had backed a ban on military-style assault rifles.
 
 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more
Lona Goudswaard

Lona G.
Lona's contributions:
Stories noted recently:
Stories submitted:
Lona's contributions
Stories submitted: 2
Front Page stories: 0
Noted in Past Week: 119
Analyst Ratio* : 28%
* Analyst Ratio is based on success in Note-ing news stories in the past week that make the Front Page, before they are promoted to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!