"The delicate balances of nature, essential for our survival, can only be saved through a global effort involving all of us."
- John McConnell, Earth Day Prolamation, 1970
…American educators work the most hours of all industrialized nations, but are the fifth lowest paid after 15 years on the job. Only Luxembourg, Hungary, Iceland, and Norway pay their teachers less.
American Teachers Do More Work for Less Pay Than Their International Peers - Education - GOOD
"If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good." - Dr. Seuss
Sorry to harsh your mellow, but growing your own weed has a pretty big carbon footprint.
goodbye weekend :(
Infographic: The Rise of Millennials Living at Home
A recent Pew Research analysis found that 21.6 million America’s young people—that’s 36 percent of Millennials (loosely categorized as those between the ages of 18 to 31)—live with their parents at home. With the highest percentage in at least four decades, the study attributed the rise to three major factors: declining employment, rising college enrollment, and declines in marriage rate. Click above to see how the changing trends in our society and economy are changing opportunities for Millennials.
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GOOD Community members Elisa Huang and Tyler Hoehne contributed in Culture, Living and Economy
See mom, it’s a national trend!
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. — Ralph Waldo Emerson (via serialchillin)
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This is how community health workers are saving lives in the developing world.
Surrealism comes from the reality of Latin America. — Gabriel García Márquez
Six lessons that we learned talking to Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia.
"Climb every mountain." -Yvon Chouinard
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