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Pot In America

Most of us are familiar with the broken record of the “legalization of pot” debate. However, the assumption that the majority of Americans know and recognize the science behind marijuana is something quite taken for granted. It is time to introduce average folks outside...

American Farmer

Many people don’t have to think much about where they get their food these days.  It’s easy to go to the store and just pick up whatever you want.  But in the Midwest, it’s hard to ignore the miles of fields that border the...

Interracial Relationships

The New York Times reports that, “A surge of interracial dating and marriage in a multi-racial 21st century America, is now more visible and has clearly become more diverse than ever.”  This cultural phenomenon comprises the full potential, of becoming less stratified and defined by...

Safeguard Your Hot Sauce

When it comes to the topic of condiments, I almost never cease to assert that my favorite for spicing up any dish is Tamari sauce (a thicker and less salty version of soy sauce). It is far superior to salt in practically all foods, except for...

Global Business Slow to Embrace Sustainable Development–UN Pushes Corporate Responsibility Pact

Socially responsible corporate practices are still not part of business culture. Out of some 80,000 multinational corporations around the world, only a small percentage embraced corporate sustainability, UN says. In spite of several UN-backed initiatives to foster greater involvement of companies to advance sustainable...

Eating Seasonally

The world isn’t a supermarket. Food isn’t really available year-round and at cheap prices. Most of the world waits for apples in the fall, for fresh greens in the spring—or, at least, they used to. Globalization of food as an industry has made the...