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  • Is This Plastic Yours?

    Coffee cups made of mushrooms. Häagen-Dazs in tins. Packaging and consumer goods companies are looking to clean up and replace plastic.

    Coca-Cola prides itself on being number one. Except when it comes to plastic pollution. Last year, the environmental activist group Greenpeace identified Coca-Cola as the number one polluting brand in its 2018 audit of 187,000 pieces of plastic litter in 42 countries. Coca-Cola litter, like the Coca-Cola brand, was nearly everywhere.  In 40 countries Coke-branded litter outnumbered all others. Coke...   Read More

  • The Minimum Wage Riddle

    Would a $15 federal minimum wage increase the well-being of low income Americans or put them out of work?

    Would a $15 federal minimum wage increase the well-being of low income Americans or put them out of work?   Read More

  • Moms Are Dying

    Can Doulas Help Curb America’s Soaring Maternal Mortality Rate?

    More moms die in childbirth in the U.S. than any other developed country. Can doulas help curb our soaring maternal mortality rate?   Read More

  • Needed: 20 Million Condoms

    Sexually transmitted disease infection rates are soaring, but who will wear a ribbon for chlamydia, syphilis or gonorrhea?

    Since 2013, there has been a 67% increase in gonorrhea infection rates, and experts are worried about its increasing antibiotic resistance.   Read More