Corporate Power

Corporate Power means the power and authority of a Business Entity (not just a corporation), under the terms of its Governing Documentation and applicable Law, to enter into, and become bound by, the terms of any particular transaction.

McConnell likens himself to Obama: ‘We both are the descendants of slave owners’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Tuesday confirmed that he is a descendant of slave owners and reiterated that he still opposes government reparations for descendants of American slaves.   At a...

The Indian Ocean’s Great Disappearing Garbage Patch

Garbage patches in the ocean are sobering reminders of humanity’s collective plastic pollution problem. Measuring up to thousands of kilometers across, the patches have been confirmed to exist in the Pacific...

Cocoa’s child laborers

Mars, Nestlé and Hershey pledged nearly two decades ago to stop using cocoa harvested by children. Yet much of the chocolate you buy still starts with child labor. Behind much of the...

5 ways you can personally fight the climate crisis

As we watch the youth take to the streets over climate change, and read daily news reports on sea-level rise, glacier melt rates and the alarming amount of carbon in the...

What is modern slavery?

Figure 1Modern slavery is an umbrella term Terminology Countries use differing terminologies to describe modern forms of slavery. This includes how they describe slavery itself, but also other concepts such as human trafficking,...

Two steps forward, yes. But it’s a change in mindset that is needed.

In November 2017,  a slave auction was broadcast around the world. CNN journalists travelled to a town not far from Tripoli, Libya and captured shocking video footage of the sale of 12...

This Is Why Meghan Markle Avoids Red Lipstick

We already know that Meghan Markle is the poster child for understated beauty. Her simple style, hairdo, and makeup almost make you forget she’s a royal. She’s just Rachel from “Suits.”...

This map compares each state’s math and science proficiency to other countries.

According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation, American students rank 28th in math and science scores. The educated people at Home Snacks made a map of the United States comparing each state with a...
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Cannabis is legal in Washington DC and how to buy it

You’ve heard that cannabis is legal in Washington DC now, but thanks to a rider added to the federal spending budget years ago that prevents the city from spending its own money to...

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