Good News Headlines 12/6/16

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In Victory For Protesters, Army Halts Construction On Dakota Pipeline

by Nathan Rott and Eyder Peralta, NPR

The Army Corps of Engineers has denied a permit for the construction of a key section of the Dakota Access Pipeline, granting a major victory to protesters who have been demonstrating for months… Read More



#SanctuaryCampus Campaign Spreads As 28 Schools Vow To Protect Students

by Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams

Immigrant-led movement calls for universities to make campuses safe for undocumented students at risk of deportation… Read More



This Organic Food Company Doesn’t Discriminate Against Ex-Offenders—It Seeks Them Out

by Olivia Anderson, YES! Magazine

Lancaster Food Company searches for job applicants who need help getting back on their feet. So far, not one has quit… Read More



Rockefeller Family Charity To Withdraw All Investments In Fossil Fuel Companies

by Rupert Neate, The Guardian

Started by John D Rockefeller – who made his fortune from oil – the fund singled out ExxonMobil, calling the world’s largest oil company ‘morally reprehensible’… Read More



These Refugees Are Building Houses Out Of Plastic Bottles

by Habib Mohamed, ThinkProgress

As the sun rises on the Sahara desert, Tatah Lehbib begins his 2.8-mile walk to the garbage landfill just outside of the Sahrawi refugee camp, where he finds the long-sought treasure to help his people endure living in one of the most inexorable places on Earth: plastic bottles… Read More



Pro Athletes Are Helping Victims Report Sexual Abuse In Youth Soccer

by Helen Owton, Good Magazine

The UK’s National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NPSCC) said a special hotline, set up after four professional soccer players spoke out about their abuse, received more than 50 calls in its first two hours… Read More



4 Major World Cities Just Agreed To Get Rid Of Diesel Engines

by Samantha Page, Think Progress

Paris, Madrid, Athens, and Mexico City will ban diesel engines by 2025, mayors of the four major world cities announced this week… Read More


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