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Teaching Kids Empathy: In Danish Schools, It's... Well, It's a Piece of Cake
Society & Culture  (tags: Denmark, Education, Empathy, Parenting, Life News )

- 18 days ago -
American students are falling behind on valuable social skills. In Denmark, one simple classroom tradition works
Feds Use Funds for Medicaid, Children's Services to Avoid Delaying Zika Vaccine Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: Zika, research, funding, Congress, Pres. Obama, NIH, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Administration for Children and Families )

- 15 days ago -
President Obama has requested $1.9 billion in Zika funding, but Congress has yet to approve anything near that amount.
Elizabeth Warren: Tell Congress: Stop Playing Games With Zika - TAKE ACTION!
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S., Elizabeth Warren, Zika, Congress, Republicans, funding for Zika )

- 15 days ago -
Zika is a public health emergency, and Congress should be doing everything in its power to fight the disease right now. But Congress has gone on recess. The Republican leadership won't lift a finger.
Collecting Cans to Survive: A 'Dark Future' as California Recycling Centers Vanish
Green Lifestyle  (tags: California, Poverty, San Francisco, Recycling, Social exclusion, Waste, Homelessness )

- 15 days ago -
Kicking out recycling centers is an effective way for affluent residents to ensure they don't have see certain people.
CBE and ALEC Preparing Students for the Gig Economy
Business  (tags: The "Gig Economy", education, competency based education, CBE, ALEC, Pearson, common employability skills, neoliberalism, privatization, "sharing economy" )

- 16 days ago -
The gig economy is "....a weird yet historic mash-up of Silicon Valley technology and Wall Street greed" which is being thrust "upon us (as) the latest economic fraud: the so-called 'sharing economy..."
Tribal Members Block Pipeline Construction, 12 Arrested
Environment  (tags: Oceti Sacowin, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Dakota Access Pipeline, protest, Bakken Shale formation, ND, SD, IA, ILL )

- 16 days ago -
The Oceti Sakowin, commonly known as the Sioux, have been battling the Dakota Access Pipeline for months.
Customers End Up Paying For The Toxic Legacy Of Coal Ash
Health & Wellness  (tags: Environment, Climate, Coal, North Carolina, South Carolina )

- 15 days ago -
Residents are forced to pay for coal ash with their money and health.
Everything Wrong With How Our Justice System Treats Poor People, In One Awful Case
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economics, Prison, Poverty, Criminal Justice Reform, Criminal Justice )

- 14 days ago -
In Rivera's case, this saga has a happy ending, although it is a happy ending that took three rounds of litigation in three separate courts before a panel of judges finally declared that she had been through enough.
State Police Begin Checkpoints, Roadblocks, and Psyops as Protesters Unite to Defend Water
Environment  (tags: bakken oil pipeline, Dakota Access Pipeline, DAPL, NODAPL, North Dakota )

- 11 days ago -
The roadblocks are intended to prevent Indigenous protesters and their supporters from physically gathering, while disinformation meted out to the media frontally assaults their moral cohesion.
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