Good News Headlines 11/10/15


Canadian Prime Minister Announces A Cabinet With 50 Percent Women

by Tasbeeh Herwees, Good Magazine

Turns out Canada’s new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, a self-proclaimed feminist, is not just a pretty face on some capaign posters—he’s also serious about his commitment to gender equality…  Read more


This Simple Yet Brilliant Idea Is Making Kids Smarter And Healthier

by Mary Rindlesbach, Upworthy

The program is called Read and Ride, and it's making kids smarter and healthier at the same time…  Read more


For The First Time Ever, A U.S. Food Company Commits To Phasing Out Bee-Killing Seed Coatings

from Center for Food Safety/Alternet

Responding to public pressure, America's second biggest popcorn supplier will eliminate neonicotinoid seed coatings…  Read more


Largest U.S. Jewish Denomination Approves Historic Transgender Rights Measure

by Rafi Schwartz, Good Magazine

In a historic vote Thursday morning, the Union of Reform Judaism—the representative body for the largest of America’s Jewish denominations—approved a groundbreaking transgender rights bill, the most far-reaching resolution of this kind of any major religious group in the United States…  Read more


Bye-Bye Coffins! These Organic Burial Pods Will Turn You Into A Tree When You Die

from Can You Actually

Coffins, tombstones and normal funeral proceedings are so last year… This unconventional way of being buried might just be the future…  Read more


Obama Quashes Keystone XL In Bid To Boost Climate Leverage

by Josh Lederman, Associated Press/Yahoo News

Ending a seven-year political saga, President Barack Obama killed the proposed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it would have undercut U.S. efforts to clinch a global climate change deal at the center of his environmental legacy…  Read more


Ex-McDonald’s CEO Moves From All-Beef Patties To Veggie Burgers

by Terry Turner, Good News Network

Don Thompson is bringing his 25 years of experience from the fast food chain to the six-year-old vegan food company, Beyond Meat…  Read more


Adidas Says It Will Help Schools Get Rid Of Native American Mascots

by Aarian Marshall, Good Magazine

To encourage high schools to at least consider changing offensive mascots, the sports apparel company Adidas is offering its support…  Read more


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