Good News Headlines 6/16/15


Big Wins For The People Who Clean Our Homes And Care For Our Children

by Bryce Covert, Reader Supported News

Last week, domestic workers — those who care for children and clean inside people’s homes — won two surprise victories securing more rights in Connecticut and Oregon…  Read more



Supreme Court Won’t Review Mandatory Ultrasounds

by Laura Bassett, Huffington Post

"Doctors shouldn’t be forced to humiliate a woman and disregard their best medical judgment in order to provide an abortion.”  Read more



Record Boost In New Solar Power Continues Massive Industry Growth

by Arthur Nelsen, Reader Supported News

A record amount of solar power was added to the world’s grids in 2014, pushing total cumulative capacity to 100 times the level it was in 2000…  Read more



Swiss Students Conquered One Of The Biggest Obstacles For Wheelchair Users: Stairs.

by Parker Molloy, Upworthy

Last year, a group of 10 Swiss students unveiled the closest thing to an all-terrain wheelchair the world has ever seen…  Read more



Meet The New US Poet Laureate: Juan Felipe Herrera



How A Bronx Theater Uses Avant-Garde Theater To Teach Everyday Activism

Yes! Magazine

Whether the crisis is AIDS or cyber-bullying, Pregones Theater’s empathy-based theater techniques help young people rehearse for action…  Read more


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