Friday, May 7, 2021
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Friday, May 7, 2021

It's 48 degrees in Starkweather today. Here's the news—

Goodwill Doesn't Want Your Broken Toaster

Todd Bookman, NPR

"Wish-cyclers" are donating millions of pounds of broken goods and trash to Goodwill.

The Louisiana Chemical Plants Thriving Off of Slavery

Anya Groner, The Atlantic

The state’s petroleum industry profits from exploiting historic inequalities, showing how one brutal system gave way to another.

Chinese greenhouse gas emissions now larger than those of developed countries’ combined

Steven Mufson, The Washington Post

Chinese greenhouse gas emissions in 2019 zipped past the United States and other developed countries combined.