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19 things I’ve learnt from working at NDCS

This is my final week at NDCS. I’m leaving to move to the US and lots of exciting new opportunities there. I thought this would be a good opportunity to reflect back on my time working for the best deaf children’s charity out there! 356 more words

Deaf Children

Engaging the Community

On Saturday, CCL Long Island was invited to speak to the Sisters of St. Joseph congregation about climate change solutions. We had about 40 Sisters in attendance and one of our local volunteers who is a Climate Reality presenter (Jeanne Brunson) did a 25 minute presentation on the science and urgency of climate change. 117 more words

Carbon Tax

"Meat is healthy" says meat industry.

TLDR: Meat industry tells governments to change scientific research paper findings from meat is unfit for human consumption to eat meat regularly – because the industry would die otherwise. 651 more words

Vegan

Dialysis and HR-4814

I’m going to pester you about this because it’s way too important so, please forgive me.

Recently, a bill called “H.R.4814 – Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2014″ 503 more words

Dialysis

This Is How Comcast Is Astroturfing the Net Neutrality Issue

Yesterday, [...] the American Enterprise Institute’s Richard Bennett, wrote a story for leading tech website Gigaom in favor of the FCC’s new Net neutrality rules. 152 more words

Streaming Policy & Ethics

Ernst & Young pays $4 million for lobbying, violating auditor independence

On July 14, 2014 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a public administrative and cease-and-desist proceedings against Ernst & Young (E&Y) for E&Y’s violation of audit independence conduct regarding legislative lobbying on behalf of its audit clients. 293 more words

Compliance

Top 5 Companies Lobbying to Keep Weed Illegal

http://www.republicreport.org/2012/marijuana-lobby-illegal/

I found this article through my friend Kevin Russell. After reading this article you will feel so ill you will need to smoke some weed. 37 more words