#Current events

  • Feature: Human Rights Champions Urge Resilience at NYC’s Riverside Church
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    Human Rights Champions Urge Resilience at NYC’s Riverside Church

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 24, 2018

    Legends across fields and generations came together to celebrate greatness. Read more

  • Article: India Halved Its Poverty Rate in 10 Years: Report
    Citizenship

    India Halved Its Poverty Rate in 10 Years: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 21, 2018

    Globally, 1.3 billion people live in poverty. Read more

  • Article: The US Is the Only Wealthy Nation That's Becoming Less Livable: Report
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    The US Is the Only Wealthy Nation That's Becoming Less Livable: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 20, 2018

    Only five other countries declined. Read more

  • Article: M&M Parent Company Commits $1 Billion to Stop Child Labor and Other Injustices
    Finance & Innovation

    M&M Parent Company Commits $1 Billion to Stop Child Labor and Other Injustices

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 20, 2018

    “The cocoa supply chain as it works today is broken.” Read more

  • Article: Even Insects Are Carrying Around Microplastics
    Environment

    Even Insects Are Carrying Around Microplastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 19, 2018

    And then the problem travels up the food chain. Read more

  • Article: We're Celebrating 100 Years of Activism With the Descendants of Social Justice Icons
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    We're Celebrating 100 Years of Activism With the Descendants of Social Justice Icons

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 19, 2018

    Join us for a night calling for global equality and justice. Read more

  • Article: North and South Korea Vow Peace, Promise Joint Bid to Host Olympics
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    North and South Korea Vow Peace, Promise Joint Bid to Host Olympics

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 19, 2018

    "The era of no war has started.” Read more

  • Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws
    Environment

    Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This puts the country at the forefront of plastic bans. Read more