I am thankful that I worked in the fields the summer before college so that I got a taste of what it’s like to work like that your whole life: 50-hour work weeks at below minimum wage.
And for those of us in the arts, that leads to the really big question: Why don’t Americans value the arts the way other countries do? I’m not going to put you to sleep with statistics, but some are necessary to reveal the startling truths. more »
Californians passed Prop. 2 in 2008. It requires that “calves raised for veal, egg-laying hens and pregnant pigs be confined only in ways that allow these animals to lie down, stand up, fully extend their limbs and turn around freely." more »