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Who Owns the Sun?
Originally Posted: 05/13/2015 - 1:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Emily Atkin Utility companies promote laws that seek to prevent rooftop solar systems.  FOR SOMETHING as simp ...

It Doesn't Have to Be This Way
Originally Posted: 01/27/2015 - 9:54am | Type: Blog

This month, as we raise awareness about the massive problem of human trafficking, let’s also share the important message of hope. It doesn’t have to be this way. If you’re reading ...

Despite Tougher Laws, India Can't Shake Rape Culture
Originally Posted: 06/17/2014 - 10:11am | Type: Blog

Despite tougher laws against sexual violence, the grisly rape and murder of two teenage girls found hanging from a tree shows India has a long way to go to safeguard women in its male-dominated, socially strat ...

Canada's Mining Dominance
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 10:30am | Type: Magazine Article

Emilie Teresa Smith Today, Canadian companies account for 75 percent of mining worldwide, and their practices are rife with abuse. ...

QUIRK: Ten of the Most Bizarre Laws Effective July 1, 2012
Originally Posted: 07/02/2012 - 4:03pm | Type: Blog

We’ve reached the halfway point of the year, which means states across the nation are adopting a variety of new laws at state and local levels. While most of the new provisions and amendments were about taxes, ...