politics

Some Politics with Your Food?

August 4, 2009
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Two articles caught my eye recently, both elaborating on points made in Michael Pollan’s essay “Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch.” The first is “Farmers Can Feed the World,” a Wall Street Journal editorial by Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug, father of the Green Revolution. He makes a strong case for using every technological means […]

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Ethnic Pork Preparations Lead to Judicial Activism

May 27, 2009

I wish this wasn’t true, but it is. Senate Republicans are focusing on a speech made by Supreme Court nominee Sonya Sotomayor in 2001 at Berkeley. As reported by The Hill, a conservative news site: Sotomayor also claimed: “For me, a very special part of my being Latina is the mucho platos de arroz, gandoles […]

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