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Today in History: Dust Storm! Great Plains to Eastern Seaboard 

Drylongso's eyes lit up. He nodded, eagerly. "Earth's not made to heave up so, but to lie down, The ground stands up to teach folks not to plow the grasslands." "Seems so, said Lindy's dad. "There was a dust storm once, started in New Mexico and traveled as far as Washington, D.C. Folks had overused …

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Is it a myth: Trader Joe’s as an ethical company? 

I was recently reading an NY Times article documenting the utterly dreadful working conditions endured by labourers in the Florida tomato growing industry, when an unexpected thing happened. I discovered that a roll-call of companies generally regarded as highly exploitative and of dubious ethical character - McDonald's, Burger King, KFC, etc. - had gone ahead …

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