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The New York Times has a new slogan…er, cliche

Slogans are sort of micro tweets, intended to sell brand by as much repetition as possible. “This is CNN” is innocuous enough, even as comfortingly intoned by James Earl Jones. But CNN has also long espoused its “Most Trusted Name in News” slogan, which is straying a bit. This is the magic of marketing. You…

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Al Gore proposes “Scientific Freedom Restoration Act”

Former Vice President Al Gore met with Congressional leaders today to propose the Scientific Freedom Restoration Act. The purpose of the bill is to ensure that science, scientific research, and evidence-based policies receive the same consideration given to ideas, school lesson plans, laws and policies based on religious teachings and beliefs. Since beginning his crusade…

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Consumer Reports says, “Buy organic.”

I am a strong believer in organic foods. And not only because I think they are better for you to eat. It is just as important that organics are also better for farmworkers and the Earth. A new report from Consumer Reports (which I trust without reservation) says:     The reliance on toxic pesticides…