Breeding the Nutrition Out of Our Food
WE like the idea that food can be the answer to our ills ... sour or astringent taste. Second, early farmers favored plants that were relatively low in fiber and high in sugar, starch and oil. These energy-dense plants were pleasurable to eat and provided ...
Why BDS won't work, and what can
That is why I oppose BDS ... How will Jewish Israelis respond to increased support for some forms of boycott, divestment and sanctions, especially if it comes from Jews abroad and the Israeli left? I agree with Larry that the backlash ...
The sorry saga of the American farmers of Jaffa
As soon as the land was theirs, the new settlers ... And again, like their counterparts all over the country – many of whom had become Nazi sympathizers – the Germans in Jaffa were expelled by the British during the Second World War.
Why I support the Olympia Co-op boycott
Why? No manufacture is allowed in Gaza due to shortages of materials. Farmers are ... still reach out in support of those who have taken a broader stance. This is a movement issue. Finally, there is the matter of Rachel Corrie. Like Rachel, those who ...
The War of 1812: Not Much For Americans To Celebrate
Jay Newton-Small wonders why there isn’t more interest in commemorating the War of 1812: But even though the U.S. won it [bold mine-DL], the War of 1812 seems to be the buck-toothed stepsister of American military victories. This is probably because the ...