Viewfinder is Pacific Standard's daily photo feature, showcasing one image from the news.
The U.S. has a rough track record with how it treats new parents, but there are reasons to believe that this could soon be a thing of the past.
Seagulls search for food near a sewage discharge area next to piles of plastic bottles washed away by the water on the seaside of Ouzai, south of Beirut, on July 19th, 2018.
Swedish environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg addresses politicians, media, and guests with the Houses of Parliament on April 23rd, 2019, in London, England.
Police officers remove protesters from a blockade on Waterloo Bridge during the second day of a coordinated protest by the Extinction Rebellion group on April 16th, 2019, in London, England.