|Don’t like today’s food monopolies? Blame Robert Bork|
Grist - 12/21/2012. By Tom Laskawy – The recently departed and extremely conservative Judge Robert Bork deserves credit (or, more accurately, blame) for the domination of our food system by a handful of mammoth corporations.
|What the fiscal cliff would mean for our cities and food|
Grist - 12/21/2012. By Susie Cagle – Over the last several weeks of fiscal-cliff frenzy, we’ve heard a lot about taxes, taxes, taxes. It’s apocalypse now-ish! With only 10 days left before we go careening off that cliff, President Obama and congressional leaders are trying (so they say!) to stop the crazy train that they set rolling in the first place.
|White House stalls critical EPA report highlighting chemical dangers to children|
Investigative Reporting Workshop - 12/21/2012. By Sheila Kaplan – A landmark Environmental Protection Agency report concluding that children exposed to toxic substances can develop learning disabilities, asthma and other health problems has been sidetracked indefinitely amid fierce opposition from the chemical industry. America’s Children and the Environment, Third Edition, is a sobering analysis of the way in which pollutants build up in children’s developing bodies and the damage they can inflict.