Stacy Malkan

Weekly Round Up! Labeling GMOs and LAX Shooting

Bill Moyers profiles Annie Leonard and her Story of Solutions video.   At GreenBiz, Stacey Malkan records her reflections on her activism after watching Annie Leonard’s Story of Solutions.  Whether she’s fighting against cosmetic toxicity or toward labeling genetically modified ingredients in our nation’s food supply, Malkin found Leonard’s 9 minute video “leaves us with […]

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Weekly Round Up! Opportunity Gaps and Developments in Hollywood

Rinku Sen on NPR in Connecticut, discussing the implications of Connecticut’s plan to desegregate its public schools, reframes racial “achievement gaps” in education as opportunity gaps: “the achievement gap language puts a lot of the onus on students themselves, whereas the opportunity gap language begins to get us looking at what are the opportunities available

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Weekly Round Up! Campaign Contributions and the Divine Random Bounce of the Prolate Spheroid.

National Book Award winning author Charles Johnson, in collaboration with his daughter, has released the first in a series of children’s science books aimed at 3rd-5th graders, which is distinct in featuring African Americans as main characters.  Illustrated by Charles Johnson himself, the Adventures of Emery Jones: Boy Wonder explores what it’s like to be

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Weekly Round Up! Chemical Disasters, Moons, and Boots

In the wake of the announcement that Tokyo, not Istanbul, will host the 2020 Olympics, Arsalan Iftikhar over at Time outlines historically unfair patterns of selection and makes a compelling case for the International Olympic Committee to select a Muslim-majority country to host Olympic games.   We’ve known how to cure it for centuries, so

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Who’s in the news…

Read input from Stacy Malkan in the Ashbury Park Press article “Beauty products linked to cancer, birth defects, hormonal issues”… “What’s pro hockey got to do with world peace?” Singer and songwriter Raffi explains… Video: Watch Sen. Jeff Sessions congratulate Lilly Ledbetter for law he opposed…  The Christian Century features Stephanie Coontz in “Mating Games:

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Who’s in the news…

Congratulations Dr. Sandra Steingraber on receiving the Heinz Award! Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson sings “Onward to the Edge” and answers questions from his fans… The Story of Broke is finally here!  Annie Leonard releases her newest video…  “Best-sellers” features the top ten hard cover books sold in California, check out 1493 by Charles C. Mann…

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Best of Green 2010

Congratulations to Stacy Malkan, whose book “Not Just a Pretty Face,” is the recipient of a Treehugger Best of Green 2010 Award!Named the best beauty/fashion book of the year, Treehugger says “the page-turner offers a gripping account of the five-year campaign by environmental and health groups to pressure the United States’ cosmetics industry to use safer

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Un-Safe Cosmetics

Treehugger recently posted a wonderful article: 5 Ugly Truths You May Not Know About the Beauty Industry featuring our friend Stacy Malkan, who shared some of the startling facts about the beauty industry. We’ve listed a few below, but please visit Treehugger for the complete article. Did you know . . . many companies that

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