Each week we round-up the news you need to know about humane issues, from human rights and environmental preservation, to animal protection, to media and culture, to activism, education, and changemaking.
'Bully' documentary to be released with no MPAA rating (via Education Week) (3/27/12)
Inside Walmart's Chinese factories (via Mother Jones) (March/April 2012)
"Ethics report on U.S. states gives failing grades" (via Ethics Newsline) (3/26/12)
The limits & opportunities of digital activism (commentary) (via NY Times) (3/25/12)
Curriculum helps students hone their citizenship skills (via Alternet) (3/24/12)
Death & disarray at America's racetracks (via NY Times) (3/24/12)
"U.S. Intelligence report: expect water wars soon" (via Common Dreams) (3/20/12)
"The ag gag laws: hiding factory farm abuses from public scrutiny" (via The Atlantic) (3/20/12)
Studies show chemicals in plastic linked to obesity, diabetes (via The Independent) (3/20/12)
Israelis, Iranians use Facebook to exchange message of peace (via Haaretz) (3/19/12)
"History day helps students expand their lessons" (via Kitsap Sun) (3/19/12)
Study: "pediatricians' pain medication judgments affected by unconscious racial bias"(via UW Today) (3/19/12)
The challenge of protecting kids from household toxins (via NY Times) (3/14/12)
School-community partnerships that work (via Education Week) (3/13/12)
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