Under pressure from farming advocates in rural communities, and following a report by The Daily Caller, the Obama administration withdrew a proposed rule Thursday that would have applied child labor laws to family farms.
Critics complained that the regulation would have drastically changed
the extent to which children could work on farms owned by family
members. The U.S. Department of Labor cited public outcry as the reason
for withdrawing the rule. “The decision to withdraw [...]
The economy is falling apart, the fabric of society is starting to come apart at the seams, war in the Middle East could erupt at any moment and the planet itself is shaking in unprecedented ways.
All you have to do is look at a population chart to realize that we are living during an absolutely unprecedented time….
Back in 1800, there were about 1 billion people in the world. Today, there are about 7 billion.
It’s video story with partial transcript. The video is about kids in an Italian school and also asks questions of kids about unemployment and money.
Pocket Money Problems In Pompeii (December 13, 2011)
“Schools World Service Reporter Ben Thompson went to visit a school in Pompeii to find out how kids there are affected by Italy’s money worries… Lots of children know people who have lost their jobs because of the crisis. One [...]
VIDEO: Eleven die in NZ hot air balloon crash
ELEVEN people have died when a hot air balloon was engulfed in flames in New Zealand.
The balloon came down in flames at Clareville, near the Wairarapa township of Carterton, about 7.30am local time (5.30am AEDT) today.
Local resident David McKinlay said he was watering the garden of his home on the northern boundary of Carterton at 7.40am (5.40am AEDT) when he looked up [...]