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Obama Calls for “Opportunity for All”: 8 Policies to Make It Happen

As expected, President Obama made economic opportunity a centerpiece of his State of the Union message on Tuesday. He even took a small step forward by announcing a $10.10 minimum…

Italy’s “Slow Food” Pioneer: How My Love for Food Ripened into a Life’s Work

In 1986, Carlo Petrini and a group of friends threw a big pasta feed in Rome’s storied Piazza di Spagna (the Spanish Steps). The event was a protest against the…

Vandana Shiva on Resisting GMOs: “Saving Seeds is a Political Act”

Trained in physics and philosophy, Vandana Shiva is renowned for her activism against GMOs, globalization, and patents on seeds and traditional foods. She co-founded Navdanya, which promotes seed saving and…