💩 Pruitt was the worst, but the next guy's not great either.
Trump's former head of the EPA, Scott "The Worst" Pruitt, stepped down and his replacement, Andrew Wheeler, is a former coal lobbyist. Are they different? Not where it matters.
🤓 How are we doing on the Sustainable Development Goals?
Not sure if you've heard, but we have these massive goals to achieve by 2030. Zero hunger, zero poverty, etc. How do we find out how we're doing? There's a forum for that, and it's happening in July. Here's what to expect.
👩🔧 New evidence says that unions decrease inequality.
🍫 40 to 50 million people make a living on chocolate, and many of them are close to the poverty line.
The average American eats 9 pounds (4 kg) per year. A new Fairtrade study shows that only 12 percent of cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast make a living income. No better way to celebrate World Chocolate Day (last Friday) than with an ethical bar of the good stuff.
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The One Seventeen is a weekly email that presents the latest in how the world is doing on ending poverty, protecting the planet, and reducing inequality, delivered in plain English. Each email has 5 parts: Recent developments; a resource; a profile of someone to watch; a summary of recent research; and commentary from around the web. It's called the One Seventeen in reference to each one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).