Monthly Archives: August 2012

Stores ban together to get Hershey to stop using child labor

On Aug 23 a letter was signed by many consumer-owned grocery cooperatives who banned together to call for Hershey to stop using child labor at their cocoa fields in the Côte D’Ivoire. The retailers are asking Hershey to fully commit … Continue reading

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Rhino poachers in Africa

I’ve written about rhinos being hunted and often killed for their horns quite a few times. It is something I find very troubling and sad- a creature of nature being slaughtered for the sake of the black market. Today, I … Continue reading

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California woman tries to steal newborn

According to NY Daily News, a woman supposedly posing as a nurse was caught trying to steal a baby in a tote bag from a California hospital after sensors attached to the baby alerted employees. Grisel Ramirez, 48, was arrested … Continue reading

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Louisiana charter school forcing students to take pregnancy tests

According to Mother Jones, a school in Louisiana has implemented a policy allowing the school to force any “suspected student” to take a pregnancy test. The new policy in the Delhi Charter School in Delhi, La., which has gained national … Continue reading

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Number of homeless outweighs number of vacant homes

I saw these two pictures pop up on Facebook quite a few times and it caught my eye.   So, I did some research and found this article on Real News 24. In the article, it says that since the … Continue reading

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