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Will Girl Scouts USA Make the Right Choice?

Monday, May 2, 2011

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Will Girl Scouts USA Make the Right Choice?

Will Girl Scouts USA CEO Kathy Cloninger make the right choice for future generations of Girl Scouts or not? Last week a reporter from Madi & Rhiannon’s hometown published a powerful piece in their local paper: “Child Labor, orangutans and Thin Mints: Two renegade Girl Scouts raise questions about palm oil used in popular cookies.” [...]

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Applauding Won’t Cut It, Girl Scouts USA

Monday, April 4, 2011

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Applauding Won’t Cut It, Girl Scouts USA

It’s been two weeks since you joined us in supporting the work of two Girl Scouts, Madison Vorva and Rhiannon Tomtishen, in asking Girl Scouts USA (GSUSA) to get rainforest-destroying palm oil out of Girl Scout cookies. Despite receiving over 10,000 petitions from concerned Girl Scout families and cookie lovers from across the country, GSUSA CEO [...]

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Thin Mints vs. Orangutan Survival: Girl Scouts Face Moral Dilemma

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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Thin Mints vs. Orangutan Survival: Girl Scouts Face Moral Dilemma

“Hello, girls. We heard how you’re refusing to sell Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies because they contain palm oil, the production of which might destroy habitat for orangutans in Indonesia. That’s sweet. But listen, you little do-gooders: These are decisions best left to adults.” This quote from Seattle Times columnist Ron Judd gave two determined [...]

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