Archive for July 2013

Independence Day Discord

As some prepare to don the stars and stripes in all tasteless manners of irony, and speak sarcastically and casually about concepts such as freedom; and as others, who opt for less cloying displays, prep the grills and check provisions in a...

Is There Such a Thing as Private Food?

The following is an excerpt from David E. Gumpert’s Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Food Rights (Chelsea Green, 2013) and is reprinted with permission of the publisher. Learn more about the book here. At 9:40 on the morning of February 4,...

Life Under Compulsion: Saying Grace

The creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God. (Rom. 8:21) I am looking at Saying Grace, an extraordinary painting by Norman Rockwell. I’ve never caught the bug f...