Strengthening this one rule could keep frontline communities safe from their toxic neighbors. With the agency reviewing its “chemical disaster rule,” the time has come for stronger regulations to protect those living in the shadow of industrial facilities.
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Domestic abuse is devastating my home country of Russia: More than 12,000 women in Russia died from this type of violence between 2011 and 2019, according to a recent study. The vast majority of these cases occurred at the hands of intimate partners. The remaining victims were killed by members of their own family.
As parts of the world are beginning to return to “normal” life, new cases of COVID-19 are skyrocketing across Africa. This past week, the number of cases and deaths in Africa increased by almost 40 percent, and in some countries the number of deaths tripled or quadrupled
Like so many, I lost family members to assassinations, in my case my father and brother. Despite the oppression of women in my country, my family always supported my education, and I was motivated to study law to try to bring about justice.
I never meant to become an activist, but this experience changed my life. I had been aware of this traditional practice, but didn’t understand the gravity of the situation. I knew then that I had to keep fighting for the twins, and to end all kinds of violence against women and girls.
Violence against women and girls is the most pressing human rights issue of our time. Deemed “devastatingly pervasive” by the World Health Organization, it affects 1 in 3 women globally.
Communities of color and people in low-income neighborhoods are disproportionately exposed to toxic chemicals where they live, through their jobs, and also because of where they shop.
Early on, we found that talking about climate change wasn’t resonating with the Koch team. But when we talked about capturing and monetizing wasted resources, their ears perked up.
Famine was almost a thing of the past. It has been nine years since famine was declared on the country level in Somalia in 2011. Before that, you’d have to go back 19 years to find another famine on such a large scale.
While tens of millions of Americans are struggling to put food on the table and pay their bills, many of the world’s largest food corporations are lobbying against one of the most powerful tools we have to fight hunger, poverty, and racial inequality: raising the minimum wage.
Coronavirus is spreading around the globe with alarming speed. Now, an increasing number of cases are being recorded in areas where people are already facing life-threatening malnutrition, and the numbers are rising rapidly.
As a nation, we are facing crisis after crisis. More than 200,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus—a number that grows steadily each day. Tens of millions of people have lost jobs, and many businesses are shutting their doors.
COVID-19 is weighing heavily on everyone’s mental health, from the fear of getting sick and not being able to meet in person with loved ones to coping with the loss of a family member and beyond.
Your company’s purpose will not be found by commissioning a white paper or creating a complicated strategy document. It will emerge organically from an honest interrogation of what you’re truly about, what your people are about, and what feels easy to stand behind.
Two years ago, Box, which helps businesses collaborate and manage content in the cloud, had a revelation about their holiday party. Sure, it was fun to dress up fancy, meet co-workers’ “plus ones,” and consume appetizers and cocktails, but was this really the best use of the company’s resources and their employees’ time? The top executives decided, no.
As state representatives of the Southwest, we are concerned about the future of our national monuments. Right now, both Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments are under attack, and the public has just a short window to weigh in. Both of these monuments are in Utah, but they are vital to us all, as they […]
Most parents dread the moment when they need to talk to their kids about drugs. What is the right thing to say? Where do we find the latest information? How honest should this conversation be? Unfortunately for parents as well as teens around the country, the dominant drug education curriculum centers around one message: Just […]
In July of last year, Kevin Scott decided to take a month off to relax, since he’d been going non-stop “for the past 10 years.” But as it turns out, Scott’s not so great at doing nothing. So rather than use that time to catch up on his Netflix queue, he decided to launch a project that […]
In 2017, it’s still unreasonably hard to be a woman in tech in many ways: Recruiters make assumptions about our abilities, HR people steer us down less technical paths, managers tell us our opinions come across as bossy, and jealous coworkers write vicious manifestos about why we’re supposedly unsuited for the industry. With “friends” like these, it’s no wonder women drop out of tech careers at twice the rate of men. […]
The lack of diversity in the tech world continues to garner headlines and raise questions about the lack of gender representation in the tech workforce. For Latina engineers, the path to success continues to be an uphill battle. “There are very few people who look like me in this field,” explains Medalis Trelles, a 26-year-old […]