V.25 No.25 | 06/23/2016
The Daily Word in child slavery, doping and voting
By Renee Chavez [ Wed Jun 29 2016 11:56 AM ]
Child slavery is still a major problem in the chocolate industry.
DO NOT attempt to make your dog or cat vegan or vegetarian.
The age to buy tobacco in Chicago will now be 21.
The world doesn't believe Trump can do it.
Read new secrets!
A nearly 100-million-year old bird wing has been found encased in amber.
President Obama is showing five things that are more difficult than registering to vote.
John Oliver tackled doping in his most recent episode.
Crime scene blood can now tell the age range of a person.
V.21 No.16 | 4/19/2012
Mining the Law
An interview with Pete Domenici Jr., attorney for industry
By Carolyn Carlson
For Domenici Jr., it's a question of balance: "You start with the premise that the reality is that human beings will affect their environment when resources are developed," he says. "So as a society we have to figure out ways to protect the environment while allowing population growth and economic growth to occur."
V.18 No.16 | 4/16/2009
Factory Farm Bills
Separating the alarmist hype from the scary truth on Capitol Hill
By Ari LeVaux
My inbox has been pummeled by e-mails warning me of the evils of a bill working its way through Congress. Sponsored by Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., H.R. 875—aka the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2009—is one of a raft of bills introduced in the wake of the peanut butter-borne salmonella outbreak.
V.18 No.2 | 1/8/2009
Photo courtesy of Tom Vilsack's Flickr account
Sizing up Vilsack
What Obama’s secretary of agriculture pick means for the future of U.S. farming
By Ari LeVaux
When former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack's name first surfaced as a possible secretary of agriculture, it triggered an outcry among progressive foodies. The Organic Consumers Association organized a massive campaign in which 20,000 e-mails opposing Vilsack were sent to the Obama transition team.
Third Annual Jewish Film Festival at Jewish Community Center
The Midnight Orchestra, the story of the son of a once famous Jewish musician, Marcel Botbol. Directed by Jérôme Cohen Olivar.
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