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Michael Pollan Secretary of Agriculture I

Bill Moyers sits down with Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley, to discuss what direction the U.S. should pursue in the often-overlooked question of food policy.  Pollan is author of In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan Secretary of Agriculture II

Bill Moyers sits down with Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley, to discuss what direction the U.S. should pursue in the often-overlooked question of food policy.  Pollan is author of In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. … Continue reading

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The Great Schlep

Sarah Silverman in “The Great Schlep” The Great Schlep from The Great Schlep on Vimeo.

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Open White Spaces for Everyone

A fight for universal Internet access is being waged in Washington over spectrum white spaces — empty frequencies between television channels that have the potential to connect millions to the information superhighway. The powerful corporate lobby would rather hoard this … Continue reading

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Police arrest 284 people @ RNC

(Numb, dumb and overcome) On the first day of last week’s Republican National Convention, St.Paul police arrested 284 people, among them alternative journalist Amy Goodman, host of “Democracy Now!” a syndicated news and opinion radio and satellite show. Goodman was … Continue reading

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Amazing Holes

These holes are both amazing, and really terrifying. Their sheer scale will remind you of just how tiny we really are! 1. Kimberley Big Hole — South Africa Stated to be the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this … Continue reading

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