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What better day than Thanksgiving to celebrate our country’s food rebels!
I’m talking about the growing movement of small farmers, food artisans, local retailers, co-ops, community organizers, restaurateurs, environmentalists, consumers, and others – perhaps including... [read more]
Thanksgiving – let’s eat! America's most food-focused holiday traces its roots back to the abundant feast that Pilgrims and Indians enjoyed together in the fall of 1621.
Only half of... [read more]
Water scarcity is getting scary, and banning long showers is not even a drop in the solution bucket.
The biggest water sponge by far is food production, and agri-giants continue... [read more]
Whenever a President gets a bipartisan cluster of political establishmentarians to stand with him at a press conference in a show of force behind a particular piece of legislation – be wary. And if the... [read more]
Question of the day: How many honeybees are in a bee hive? Answer: 50,000 – but who's counting?
Matt Willey, for one. A highly-regarded mural artist, he's been commissioned during the... [read more]
Here comes Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas! It's a month-long season of friends, family, and spiritual reflection.
Good lord, shout the corporate bosses, are you nuts? Do you think America is some... [read more]
Donnie Trump is for it, Barack Obama is too, as are Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.
"It" is the idea of finally ending a ridiculous tax loophole that was written... [read more]
The debilitating spread of inequality between the superrich 1-percenters and America's downwardly mobile majority is of huge economic, political, and cultural significance to our country. So why is it largely ignored by the television media?... [read more]
People like trains. Whether taking a long trip or making the daily commute, riding the rails, without the hassles of airports and the tensions of driving, can be the most sensible and pleasurable way to... [read more]
Gosh, Americans don't need enemies like China when we've got "protectors" like Obama.
In his pitch to get us to swallow that glob of global corporate greed known as the... [read more]