Thursday, September 23, 2010
Natalie Portman: Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals Turned Me Vegan: "Jonathan Safran Foer's book Eating Animals changed me from a twenty-year vegetarian to a vegan activist. I've always been shy about being critical of others' choices because I hate when people do that to me. I'm often interrogated about being vegetarian (e.g., 'What if you find out that carrots feel pain, too? Then what'll you eat?')."
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Suffocating the Poor: A Modern Parable: Information Clearing House: ICH: "This is part of a plain pattern. When poor countries get uppity and tried to ask for basic justice, our governments have toppled them, from Iran wanting to control its own oil in 1953 to Honduras wanting its workers to be treated decently in 2009. You don't have to overthrow many to terrify the rest."