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Junk Food Ads Banned In The UK July 23, 2021

Background We all know by now that junk food is really, really bad for you. So why is it that we—that’s both kids and adults—continue to buy

France Goes Against World Rugby Ban July 1, 2021

Background: Last year, World Rugby announced that transgender women (or those assigned male at birth who later transition to being female) would be ba

No More Dogs Flying In? July 1, 2021

What’s Happening: The United States imports almost one million dogs a year from around the world, because more and more people want to adopt a p

El Salvador Says Yes To Bitcoin June 25, 2021

Have you heard of Bitcoin before? If not, here’s a quick explanation. Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency, or digital currency that can only be

There’s More Than One Statue Of Liberty? June 25, 2021

Shocking, right? The Statue of Liberty was created by Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi and stands proudly on Liberty Island off the coast of New York City

It’s Official: Juneteenth Is A National Holiday June 19, 2021

On June 17th, 2021, US President Joe Biden signed a bill declaring June 19th as Juneteenth National Independence Day, a federal holiday to commemorate

Who Should Play On Girls’ Sports Teams? June 4, 2021

With one signature, the governor of Florida brought a new law into effect that barred transgender females (or those assigned male at birth who later t

George Floyd: A Year Later May 28, 2021

It’s been a year since George Floyd died at the hands of a police officer, but no one will soon forget what happened to him and how his death be

Fighting “The Virus Of Hate” May 28, 2021

While the world has been fighting COVID-19, US Representative Grace Meng and US Senator Mazie Hirono have been fighting in Congress for a bill to inve