Robin Cook

November 8, 2016
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Beyond Trump and Clinton – Ballot Measures as True Change Agents

While US Elections Capture Public Attention, Important Issues are Being Decided Locally Ballot Measures: The Ultimate Power Play Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, WikiLeaks, FBI, emails, at times it seems like the 2016 US Presidential election has become as surreal as a movie script. In fact, it wouldn’t be surprising if […]
September 25, 2016

One Man Risks His Life to Care for Aleppo’s Homeless Cats

Hero to the Cats: Syria’s Other Casualty of War In 2011, a peaceful movement to bring democratic reforms to the government of Syria sprung to life. Five years later, this peaceful movement has become a full-scale civil war with a death toll of more than 300,000 Syrians, including in excess […]
September 13, 2016
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The Little Free Pantry Eliminates the Stigma of Being in Need

The Little Free Pantry: Confronting the Global Problem of Food Scarcity on a Simple, Grassroots Level Nourishing the soul The Little Free Pantry is the brainchild of Jessica McClard. An avid runner, McClard often found herself running past Little Free Libraries, neighborhood structures that house books free for the taking. […]
August 21, 2016
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Amsterdam hopes the Green Junkie will eat up the city’s smog

Can a Honeysuckle Suck Out Smog? Researchers in Amsterdam are hoping that the Honeysuckle plant can be a weapon in the war against air pollution. Amsterdam, Holland has some of the most progressive environmental protection initiatives in the world, especially when it comes to greenhouse gases. In 2026, all cars […]