Your Turn: What's Behind Valentine's Day Flowers

Most of the flowers sold on Valentine’s Day come from countries in Latin America where workers aren’t paid well and are exposed to harmful chemicals. If people know this, do you think they should still buy cut flowers for the people they love? No, because it is not...

Labor Holidays

May Day (May 1) is a workers’ holiday officially celebrated in most countries around the world, but not recognized in the United States. In many countries, workers mark the day by continuing to demand their rights in large demonstrations. May Day started in the U.S....

Diwali: Festival of Lights

By Anitha and Anusha Diwali simply means “festival of lights.” It is the only festival that is celebrated throughout India. Two girls from India tell us about the holiday: “Diwali is a joyous occasion, particularly for the children as it brings them new clothes, home...