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Forsyth’s “A Short History of Drunkenness”: The Importance of Handling the Buzz

Americans in Paris celebrate the repeal of the 18th Amendment. Unknown /w New York Times, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons, 1933. Who would think to write a history of drunkenness, and what is there to say?   That’s what I thought when I ran across this bizarre little book, but as it turns out, people have

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“The Secret Life of Groceries”: Is it possible to eat well and trade fairly?

Does “Shopping Carefully” do any good? Many people are aware of abuses in the American food chain and do what they can to spend their money for “good”. Some opt out of eating certain foods altogether, and some pay a premium for foods they believe are ethically produced. The problem is that government agencies are

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