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Stories by Christina Waters
Christina Waters, PhD, writes about food and wine and teaches environmental ethics at UC Santa Cruz.
It's Not Enough to Be a Vegetarian
Posted on: May 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet
He got us to stop eating meat. Now ethicist Peter Singer is out to demolish environmentalist mantras like 'buy local' and 'eat organic.'
A Few Good Words
Posted on: Oct 26, 2004, Source: AlterNet
A new book offers a provocative lens through which to reconsider words suffering from deft right wing manipulation.
Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling
Posted on: Mar 29, 2004, Source: AlterNet
Will our Irish brethren adapt to their new smoking ban, the way smokers in New York and California have? Or will they bemoan the loss of that certain something that only comes from lighting up in a pub?
The Pre-Emptive Prophet
Posted on: Dec 7, 2003, Source: AlterNet
Saul Landau's new book, 'The Pre-Emptive Empire,' proves that reading political commentary can be both painless and spellbinding.
Posted on: Jun 12, 2002, Source: Metro Santa Cruz
Summer calls and American women respond by having spaz attacks over food, bathing suit readiness and food.
Screaming Me Me's
Posted on: Jan 29, 2002, Source: Metro Santa Cruz
How can parents, without the slightest twinge of guilt, bring rambunctious children to nice restaurants? These are public places, not exercise yards for feral youngsters!
Selling the Painter of Light™
Posted on: Oct 15, 2001, Source: Metro Santa Cruz
Thomas Kinkade, the "most collected artist in America," says his work isn't about making money, it's about hope. Then why such a vast corporate structure devoted to hustling his art?
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