Good News Headlines 11/13/18

 

A Syrian Artist And Refugee Painted World Leaders. The Results Are Stunning.

by James Gaines, Upworthy

These are not the distant, untouchable, and unknowable politicians you are used to. They look smaller, more vulnerable. It's that vulnerability Al Omari wanted to highlight, using their tired eyes and obvious plight to return their humanity back to them… Read More

 


 

Congress Members From Opposing Parties Are Visiting Each Other’s Districts So They Can Work Better Together In DC

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

As a means of closing the political divide between Democrats and Republicans in Congress, a unique program is flying federal lawmakers to each others’ hometowns so they become closer friends and colleagues… Read More

 


 

Pigs Who Escaped Pork Farms And Survived Florence Are Finally Living The Good Life

by Hilary Hanson, HuffPost

Jax, Flo Rida and Champ ― all male pigs estimated to be 5 or 6 months old ― were rescued in the aftermath of Florence and have now taken up residence at Ziggy’s Refuge Farm Sanctuary in Providence, North Carolina… Read More

 


 

This Could Be The Most Progressive Country On Earth

by Angela Cuming, HuffPost

Its prime minister Jacinda Ardern is receiving widespread attention for her “anti-Trump” style of politics… Read More

 


 

Here Are All The Ways That Being A Woman Has Improved In 2018.

by Heidi Lux, Good Magazine

It might feel like the world is on fire, both literally and figuratively. Sexism runs rampant on an institutional level. But if you look closely, cracks are showing, and those cracks will bring the whole patriarchy crashing down… Read More

 


 

This Ultra-Orthodox Rabbi Says His Holiest Moment Was Becoming Public LGBTQ Ally

by Robin Young, WBUR

Rabbi Mike Moskowitz is one of the few ultra-Orthodox Jewish rabbis who not only support, but actively advocate for, LGBTQ individuals… Read More

 


 

Healing Ozone Layer Shows Why Environmental Treaties Matter

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

 After decades of thinning, Earth's ozone layer is slowing recovering, the United Nations (UN) said in a report released Monday, highlighting how international co-operation can help tackle major environmental issues… Read More

 


 

19 Black Women Ran For Texas County Judge Posts. Every Single Candidate Won.

by Leo Shvedsky, Upworthy

The hashtag #Houston19 has become a rallying cry and celebratory corner of the internet for what many are calling the biggest electoral victory for black women in American history… Read More

 


 

Denmark To Ban Sale Of Fossil Fuel Cars In 2030, Boost EV Sales

by Peter Levring, Bloomberg

Denmark is the latest Nordic country to make this kind of announcement as governments seek to honor their commitments in the global fight against climate change… Read More

 

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