Book of the month: All You Can Eat: How Hungry is America?

This month’s pick, All You Can Eat: How Hungry Is America is a recommendation from shani-o who writes: “In the book, Berg touches on the role racism has played in starvation of both whites and blacks in the 60s, notes the varying policies presidential administrations have enacted to fight hunger, and gives an [...]

Hitting the Ground Running.

Besides Obama signing executive orders that Gitmo close within the next year, the Senate passed the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which Obama has promised to sign. (Some background on the legislation here.)

Also, repealing the “global gag rule” seems to be on the agenda for the next few days. That’s about as [...]