#Current events

  • Article: American Airlines Is the Latest Company to Ditch Plastic Straws
    Environment

    American Airlines Is the Latest Company to Ditch Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy|July 11, 2018

    But plastic straws are just one aspect of global plastic waste. Read more

  • Article: Starving, Diseased, Battered by Noise — This Orca Population Is Dying
    Environment

    Starving, Diseased, Battered by Noise — This Orca Population Is Dying

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 10, 2018

    Their suffering is mirrored all around the world. Read more

  • Article: Judge Rejects Trump's Bid to Detain Migrant Children Long-Term
    Citizenship

    Judge Rejects Trump's Bid to Detain Migrant Children Long-Term

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 10, 2018

    “Zero tolerance” is not a legal policy. Read more

  • Article: The World Wastes Nearly 50 Million Tons of Fish Every Year: UN
    Food & Hunger

    The World Wastes Nearly 50 Million Tons of Fish Every Year: UN

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2018

    And fish farms now provide the majority of world’s fish. Read more

  • Article: 20-Year Conflict Ends as Eritrean, Ethiopian Leaders Embrace Peace
    Citizenship

    20-Year Conflict Ends as Eritrean, Ethiopian Leaders Embrace Peace

    By Joe McCarthy|July 9, 2018

    "We will demolish the wall and, with love, build a bridge between the two countries." Read more

  • Article: This Terrorist Group Just Banned Plastic Bags ... to Save Lives
    Environment

    This Terrorist Group Just Banned Plastic Bags ... to Save Lives

    By Joe McCarthy|July 5, 2018

    It shows, above all, the influence of the anti-plastic movement. Read more

  • Article: Sweden Will Reach Its 2030 Renewable Energy Target This Year
    Finance & Innovation

    Sweden Will Reach Its 2030 Renewable Energy Target This Year

    By Joe McCarthy|July 5, 2018

    Renewable energy can now viably replace fossil fuels. Read more

  • Article: What We Know About the July Fourth Statue of Liberty Protester
    Citizenship

    What We Know About the July Fourth Statue of Liberty Protester

    By Joe McCarthy|July 5, 2018

    Her defiance continues a long tradition of American protest. Read more