Eclectic Lip: Douglas, Deng and Diocletian

(originally written May 21, 2012.  Part of Great Upload of 2013.) Tommy Douglas I read a bio of Tommy Douglas recently, figuring as a guy with sinister leanings (sinister in the original Latin sense of “left”, that is 🙂 ) I might as well brush up on the father of Canadian Medicare, and reigning Greatest ...

Left Over: Eating Ourselves Out of House and Home….

In the Guardian (UK edition) this morning is an article re food shortages… Food shortages could force world into vegetarianism, warn scientists I think that vegetarianism might be the answer to a lot of our cultural problems in the West, like obesity, for a start..and many of us eat far less meat than we used ...