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A Japanese minister is being slammed for taking 2 weeks of paternity leave, highlighting the country's toxic overwork culture

A Japanese minister is being slammed for taking 2 weeks of paternity leave, highlighting the country's toxic overwork cultureEnvironmental Minister Shinjiro Koizumi says he wants to encourage other men to do the same. Only 6% of Japanese male workers take paternity leave.



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New Zealand recovers 6 bodies from toxic volcanic island

New Zealand recovers 6 bodies from toxic volcanic islandAs grieving families sang traditional Maori songs, New Zealand military specialists wearing protective gear landed on a small volcanic island on Friday and recovered six bodies of the 16 people who died in an eruption four days earlier. The specialists — six men and two women wearing hooded protective suits and using breathing gear — landed by helicopter on White Island and found six of the eight bodies thought to be there. The families cheered and expressed joy and relief upon being told of the successful recovery, Police Deputy Commissioner Wally Haumaha said.



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If you're mad at Gillette's toxic masculinity commercial, maybe you're the problem

If you're mad at Gillette's toxic masculinity commercial, maybe you're the problemCommercial controversy exposes guilt and fear masquerading as anger out there.



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Procter & Gamble’s Toxic Sanctimony

Procter & Gamble’s Toxic SanctimonyRecognized around the world as a symbol of manly civility for more than a century, Gillette will now be remembered as the company that did itself in by sacrificing a massive consumer base at the altar of progressivism. In case you hadn’t seen or heard: Parent company Procter & Gamble launched a Gillette ad campaign blanket-demonizing men as ogres and bullies. At home and at work, in the boardroom, on the playground, and even while barbecuing in the backyard, Gillette sees nothing but testosterone-driven trouble.



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'Is this the best a man can get?' Gillette issues #MeToo challenge to cut toxic behavior

'Is this the best a man can get?' Gillette issues #MeToo challenge to cut toxic behaviorThe new campaign, called "We Believe," is Procter & Gamble's latest foray into brand messaging that takes aim at "toxic masculinity" in the #MeToo era.



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Toxic Bay Area air quality is among worst in world right now

Toxic Bay Area air quality is among worst in world right nowSchools across the Bay Area in California are closed due to bad air quality.



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Hurricane Michael brings new threat to Florida's victims: toxic red tide

Hurricane Michael brings new threat to Florida's victims: toxic red tideDamage from Hurricane Michael is seen in Mexico Beach, Florida. If destroyed homes, lost livelihoods and mass power outages were not enough to be dealing with, Florida’s victims of Hurricane Michael are facing another potential problem – the state’s toxic red tide. In the days leading up to the monster storm’s landfall on Wednesday, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) found cells of the Karenia brevis organism that causes red tide at two water sampling points close to Panama City and Mexico Beach where the storm swept ashore.



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Social Media Is A Toxic Mess. It Should Be On The Companies To Fix It.

Social Media Is A Toxic Mess. It Should Be On The Companies To Fix It.With Facebook, YouTube, Spotify, Google and Apple all taking concrete steps in



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Record 'Red Tide' Of Toxic Algae Is Killing Wildlife In Florida

Record 'Red Tide' Of Toxic Algae Is Killing Wildlife In FloridaA toxic algae bloom sweeping Florida's southwest coast is being described as



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Hawaii volcano spews lava and toxic gas through new cracks

Hawaii volcano spews lava and toxic gas through new cracksThe dangerous volcano eruption on Hawaii's Big Island is likely to last for the foreseeable future. Two new cracks in the ground opened up in Leilani Estates where the Kilauea volcano is spewing lava and toxic gases. It has destroyed at least 35 buildings. Carter Evans reports.



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