Getting the Child Slave Labor Out of Your Shopping Cart
We hear about forced and child labor, reading about specific instances in the news, and we may wonder whether the…
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly About Bullying Prevention in Schools
We’re fans of the pro-hero approach, rather than using an anti-bullying framework,  but given that most educational institutions still think…
Where Are All the Women & Girls? Report Shows Disheartening Picture of Female Characters in Movies and TV
Image courtesy Walt Stoneburner via Creative Commons. As humans, we pay a lot of attention to what we see around…
HSUS Ranks Best, Worst States for Animal Protection Laws
Image courtesy of ventileit. As we as a society become more conscious of nonhuman animals as unique beings with feelings,…
New Report Names Best, Worst U.S. States for Animal Protection Laws
It only takes a glance at the news to know we have a long way to go as a society…
Don’t Even Think About It: Report Highlights Harms of School Commercialism
Image courtesy Marshall-Wythe School of Law/flickr. Commercialism in schools is a hotly-contested topic. While many parents, educators & concerned citizens…
First-of-its-Kind Report Offers Insight into Status of Animals in U.S.
You’ve probably seen reports about how countries have scored in regard to each other in various areas, from rankings about…
America’s “Food Sweatshops”: New Reports Find U.S. Food System Fraught with Injustice
If you’re concerned about the impact of your food choices on other people, there are two must-read (or at least…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: U.S. Food Desert Map
Many of us give little thought to how easy it is to hop in our cars and motor down to…
Poll Reveals Youth “Readiness” for the Future
How ready do America’s youth feel for the future? What level of hope and engagement do they have? What sense…
Is There Food Injustice in Your Community?
Most of us don’t worry about access to healthy, fresh food. We just bop down to the grocery and fill…
2010 U.S. Human Trafficking Report Includes U.S. for First Time
Each year for the last decade the U.S. State Department has released the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which “grades”…