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Company That Turns Tire Scraps Into Shoes Employs Single Mothers Living in Poverty
Business  (tags: business, consumers, economy, environment, ethics, finance, investments, society, labor, news, tires, Argentina, single mothers, Xinca, shoes )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
More than 100,000 tons of rubber tires are disposed of every year in Argentina. The majority of them are burned, contributing to the countryâEUR(TM)s already huge air pollution problem. So, when Alejandro Malgor and two of his friends, Ezequiel Gatti....
Officials Announce First DoD-Wide Audit, Call for Budget Certainty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: military, defense, accountability )

Freya
- 1 day ago - defense.gov
Defense Department Comptroller David L. Norquist and chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White also addressed the possibility of a government shutdown when the continuing resolution that has been keeping the government running expires tomorrow.
Investigate Trump for Sexual Assault
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sexism, male. chauvinism, abuse of women, groping, petitions )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
This past week, Rep. John Conyers, Rep. Trent Franks and Sen. Al Franken resigned following multiple accusations of sexual harassment and assault. Investigations will likely follow for other members of Congress. Now the question is, what about Trump?
ACTU Animaux -Please Rescue Nirvana, Street Dog- Needs 5 Clicks Every Day By Dec.15th
Animals  (tags: )

Christine
- 3 hours ago - actuanimaux.com
Please click the red button 5 times, every day! Click for all the other animals by scrolling all the way down the left side of the page to the list of animals- click each animal's photo, then click their red button 5 times- every day, for every animal
Petition - Tell Fodor's Travel to Provide Accurate Information About Animal-Welfare Issues, Including the Ways That Elephants...
Animals  (tags: elephants abused, huge suffering, exploitation of animals, violations, prevention of further mistreatment, prevention of cruelty to animals, animal welfare and rights, Animal welfare act, stronger protection laws, ethical treatment of animals )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - action.peta2.com
Fodor's Travel, one of the most popular travel guides in the world, claims that elephants "enjoy" performing for tourists. ... Um, no they don't. Elephants who are used for rides and shows live under the constant threat of physical violence and...
Mass Starvation Is Humanity's Fate If We Keep Flogging the Land to Death
World  (tags: conflict, corruption, ethics, farming, food, government, humans, interesting, society, soil, world )

Kathy
- 3 hours ago - theguardian.com
Brexit; the crushing of democracy by billionaires; the next financial crash; a rogue US president: none of them keeps me awake at night. This is not because I don't care-I care very much. It's only because I have a bigger question on my mind. Where is...
France to Ban Mobile Phones in Schools From September
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, education, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, internet, law, media, politics, society, schools, mobile phones, France, ban )

Ricardo
- 1 day ago - nexusnewsfeed.com
The French government is to ban students from using mobile phones in the countryâEUR(TM)s primary, junior and middle schools. Children will be allowed to bring their phones to school, but not allowed to get them out at any time until they leave, even...
San Francisco Sours on Rampant Delivery Robots: 'Not Every Innovation Is Great'
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, interesting, off-beat, protection, safety, society, robots )

Kathy
- 11 hours ago - theguardian.com
In something of a reversal for San Francisco, a city that has served as a petri dish for disruptive innovations in recent years, lawmakers this week passed strict regulations to reduce the number of delivery robots that technology startups have introduced
Teenage Brains CanâEUR(TM)t Tell WhatâEUR(TM)s Important and What IsnâEUR(TM)t
Society & Culture  (tags: children )

Glenn
- 20 hours ago - newscientist.com
Adolescent brains arenâEUR(TM)t developed enough to adapt to relatively risky situations, which may explain why some choose not to study for important exams
 
 
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