Reader Comments: Immigration and Borders; Wisconsin GOP Attempt Coup; Books About Food; George H.W. Bush; 2018 elections; Impeachment Dilemma; Fighting GM Closings; Break Up Facebook, and ...; Marc Lamont Hill; Lots of Resources and Announcements;
Cynthia Graber, Nicola Twilley and Deborah Blum
Harvey Washington Wiley, a do-gooder farm boy who trained as chemist, worried that preservatives might be harming the public. The trials' shocking results led to the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act and eventually to the creation of the FDA.
Reader Comments: 2018 and Trump Country Cracking, Parts Embrace Democratic Socialism; Young MLK Already Had Socialist Ideas; Medicare; Household Debt; NATO: Time Up; Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War”; Billy Joel; Meat Surplus; Resources; Announcements
Bourdain engaged without fetishizing, touristed with ease, in the way of a person who’s been toggling between identities so long, the act of meeting a stranger from a strange land is the only familiar feeling.
Hunter-gatherers didn’t learn farming themselves, or from their immediate neighbors, but rather from distant people moving into their territory—a pattern that may have played out throughout this part of the globe.
Reader Comments: Jerusalem Embassy - Palestinian Reality; Public Worker Unions, Union Membership and Janus; Portside Culture stirs responses: Radical mysteries; food; Avengers; Tidbits Returns after six-week hiatus; Today in History: Brown v. Board of Education; Resources and more...