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Dear readers, It's hard to believe that a week has already passed since our Choose GOOD LA Anniversary Party. But that's how it goes around...


Dear readers,It's hard to believe that a week has already passed since our Choose GOOD LA Anniversary Party. But that's how it goes around here: You blink, and a week has gone by. Of course we can always look to things like this video when we feel like taking a virtual stroll down random access memory lane.You start thinking about Mukasey and China, and you're left wondering how to keep your shirt on--let alone a level head.This weekend, give some thought to what you might ask a presidential candidate. Or start thinking about ideas for the UN Film Festival Logo Competition, if you're graphically inclined. You can be sure that we will.Also, if you happen to be in Austin this weekend, maybe we'll bump into each other at Make: Magazine's Maker Faire. It's going to be gangbusters.Love,GOOD
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A two-minute television ad from New Zealand is a gut punch to dog lovers who smoke cigarettes. "Quit for Your Pets" focuses on how second-hand smoke doesn't just affect other humans, but our pets as well.

According to Quitline New Zealand, "when you smoke around your pets, they're twice as likely to get cancer."

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Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders took aim at former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg onstage at Wednesday's Las Vegas Democratic debate, likening the billionaire businessman to President Donald Trump and questioning his ability to turn out voters.

Sanders began by calling out Bloomberg for his stewardship of New York's stop and frisk policy that targeted young black men.

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Walmart workers issued a "wake up call" to Alice Walton, an heir to the retailer's $500 billion fortune, in New York on Tuesday by marching to Walton's penthouse and demanding her company pay its 1.5 million workers a living wage and give them reliable, stable work schedules.

The protest was partially a response to the company's so-called "Great Workplace" restructuring initiative which Walmart began testing last year and plans to roll out in at least 1,100 of its 5,300 U.S. stores by the end of 2020.

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