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This Week In GOOD

Summer's here, friends, and as we type this, the bulk of the GOOD office is on the porch with cold ones. We suggest you do the same, but first, here's a look back at some of the week's events.Our travel issue hit newsstands. Check out the travel-related features we have online so far.A heretofore undiscovered tribe in the Amazon is photographed for the first time.We really liked Frank Rich's column on Tuesday's events.Gas prices, illustrated by the NYT. (They rose. Not exactly news.)One of Bill O'Reilly's minions gets in over his head with Bill Moyers.SocialVibe makes it easy to raise money for your favorite cause, socially.BMW unveiled a car with a cloth exterior.

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Conservative radio host Dennis Prager defended his use of the word "ki*e," on his show Thursday by insisting that people should be able to use the word ni**er as well.

It all started when a caller asked why he felt comfortable using the term "ki*e" while discussing bigotry while using the term "N-word" when referring to a slur against African-Americans.

Prager used the discussion to make the point that people are allowed to use anti-Jewish slurs but cannot use the N-word because "the Left" controls American culture.

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Step by step. 8 million steps actually. That is how recent college graduate and 22-year-old Sam Bencheghib approached his historic run across the United States. That is also how he believes we can all individually and together make a big impact on ridding the world of plastic waste.

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The Planet

According to the FBI, the number of sexual assaults reported during commercial flights have increased "at an alarming rate." There was a 66% increase in sexual assault on airplanes between 2014 and 2017. During that period, the number of opened FBI investigations into sexual assault on airplanes jumped from 38 to 63. And flight attendants have it worse. A survey conducted by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA found that 70% of flight attendants had been sexually harassed while on the job, while only 7% reported it.

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