Good News Edition – November 25th, 2017


Hello! Here’s hoping that your holiday was enjoyable and included time with family and friends to recharge. This week’s list is a little on the skinny side because of the short week and because of Congress being in recess. But, we’re already looking forward to collecting more happy headlines for next week’s edition.

Until then – keep your spirits up and resist on!

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In local good news:

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Planet Earth:

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There’s also some good news on the elections front.

  • The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the Commonwealth Court to decide a gerrymandering in time for the 2018 elections, in a case challenging districts drawn to favor republicans.*
  • ‘Women are pissed’: Trump protest turns to action – and surge in female candidates – In the presidential race, some women stayed at home because they didn’t want to vote against their husbands. Now they have had enough.

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And here’s what’s happening on the social, civil, and economic equality and justice front: 

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We’re also hearing some promising news on the Russia investigation front:

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And in miscellaneous, fun, and slightly snarky good news:

 

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* Hat tip to What Went Right (WWR)
Hat tip to Jen Hofmann

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Photo Credits:

“Mass State House Dome”: Photo Credit: twiga_swala Flickr via Compfight cc“Planet Earth”: From Morguefile
“Planet Earth”: From Morguefile
“I Voted”: standing8 Flickr via Compfight cc
“Blind Justice”: Government of Prince Edward Island Flickr via Compfight cc
“Russia Sickle”: AK Rockefeller Flickr via Compfight cc
“Snark Kitty”: Gratisography