The Rights of Nature: A Legal Revolution that Could Save the World

The Rights of Nature: A Legal Revolution that Could Save the World

By David R. Boyd In courtrooms, legislatures and communities across the globe a legal revolution is building. From New Zeland to New York, lawyers are fighting to gain legal rights for nature, transforming law and culture to provide a powerful new approach to protecting the planet and the species with whom we share it. Lawmakers are ending the era of keeping intelligent animals like chimpanzees and killer whales in captivity, and judges Read more »
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November 15, 2017
Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

By Bruce Henderson In the vein of Unbroken, Bank of Brothers, and Boys in the Boat, Sons and Soldiers tells the little-known story of young German Jews, known as The Ritchie Boys, who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s, came to America and then returned to Europe at tremendous personal peril as members of the U.S. Army. With there mastery of the German language, history and custom, The Richie Boys would Read more »
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November 15, 2017
Thinking, Fast  and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

By Daniel Kahneman A New York Times bestseller and winner of numerous literary awards, Thinking, Fast and Slow takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Daniel Kahneman, a renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, delves into the impact Read more »
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November 15, 2017
KID’S CORNER: Pup and Bear

KID’S CORNER: Pup and Bear

By Kate Banks,  Illustrated by Naoko Stoop Recommended for ages 4 – 8 “You are not my mother, said the wolf pup. I am not your mother, said the polar bear, but I can cuddle you and keep you safe.” During the ice melt that follows an Arctic winter, a wolf cub finds himself floating out to sea on a sheet of ice. He awakes lost and alone to an unfamiliar smell: Read more »
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November 15, 2017
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in the news New Shingles Vaccine More Effective than Current Vaccine
Posted Thu 11/16/2017 7:36PM

According to researchers at GlaxoSmithKline, a new shingles vaccine called Shingrix is far more effective to prevent the extremely painful read more »

Families First for MS Opens Resource Center in Canton
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JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Community Education Center (MCEC) recently held the grand opening of the Families First Resource Center read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
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JACKSON, Miss. – During November, the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi conducts an educational campaign targeting those with diabetes (approximately 373.000 read more »

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