Food is a Drug

Articles appearing over the past few days in the New York Times and the Globe and Mail have confirmed in the popular press what I’ve suspected for a long time – that today, food is literally being designed to make us addicts. Instilling cravings, motivating us to buy and consume more calories than we need, […]

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Liberalism, Power and Justice and the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The question for liberals and radicals is a fundamentally different one. Liberals ask how can something¬†proximate to justice be achieved, given the restrictions placed upon the situation by powerful interests? In other words, the oppressed are asked to compromise, to peacefully accept a more reasonable version of their¬†dispossession¬† Those who refuse are called intransigent, impractical, […]

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