Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Food Crisis

NYTs Editorial The Food Crisis Published: February 24, 2011 Food prices are soaring to record levels, threatening many developing countries with mass hunger and political instability. Finance ministers of the Group of 20 leading economies discussed the problem at a … Continue reading

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Redefining Rape? From moveon.org

A far-reaching anti-choice bill, introduced by Republican Chris Smith and supported by 173 members of the House, includes a provision that could redefine rape in the realm of federal funding for reproductive health care. Right now, federal dollars can’t be … Continue reading

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A Food Manifesto for the Future By MARK BITTMAN (NYT)

For decades, Americans believed that we had the world’s healthiest and safest diet. We worried little about this diet’s effect on the environment or on the lives of the animals (or even the workers) it relies upon. Nor did we … Continue reading

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