Humane Issues in the News...

Each week we post links to news about humane education & humane living, and items connected to humane issues, from human rights to environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media, consumerism and culture.

"A case for humane education" (via Independent Teacher) (Spring 2011)

"The secret world of child brides" (via National Geographic) (June 2011)

Some shareholders want Wal-mart to make global suppliers report on treatment of workers (via NY Times) (5/30/11)

Group grabs park land to grow food for homeless (via Treehugger) (5/29/11)

Record rise in carbon emissions, despite recession (via The Guardian) (5/29/11)

The politics of unschooling (via The National Post) (5/28/11)

Students explore impacts on wetlands (via Nola.com) (5/26/11)

Fish fraud: new tech shows masses of mislabeled fish (via NY Times) (5/26/11)

Author travels to Kenya and re-learns "how to be an environmentalist" (via Alternet) (5/25/11)

U.S. government releases new fuel economy labels (via NY Times) (5/25/11)

"Groups sue FDA to stop addition of antibiotics in livestock feed" (via Washington Post) (5/25/11)

"Sex trafficking of Americans: The girls next door" (via Vanity Fair) (5/24/11)

Campaign strives for "Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth" (via Common Dreams) (5/24/11)

Solving our problems by exporting them (commentary) (via Grist) (5/24/11)

"Colors are just colors" and "people are just people" - elementary school teaches children about gender (via MercuryNews.com) (5/23/11)


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