Love Your Food

No. 111

THE JOY OF EATING | By Jay Walljasper
Rediscovering the childlike wonder of food.

  • THIS AMERICAN MEAL(Available in print only) | By
    Karen Lehman
    Want to know the real story behind a typical American dinner? It’s
    not a pretty picture-but it could be.
  • HOME GROWN | By Karen Olson
    From Ohio to Brazil, communities enrich themselves by embracing
    local food.
  • SLOW FOOD’S PLEASURE PRINCIPLES(Available in print
    only)
    | By Alexander Stille, The Nation From Italy with
    love, to a table near you.
  • HAPPY MEALS | By Alice Waters
    Want to start the food revolution? Invite your family to share a
    meal together.
  • FOOD FAST (NOT FAST FOOD) | By Andy Steiner
    From Tokyo take-out to Julia Butterfly Hill’s Kitchen, three
    healthy ways to grab a quick bite.
  • YOU AND YOUR FOOD(Available in print only) | By
    Renee Lertzman, The Sun
    Finally, a diet expert who prescribes chocolate-one piece at a
    time.

Features

MORE GREAT AMERICAN HANG-OUTS
From the Jersey shore to San Francisco’s Rainbow Grocery, our
readers uncover some great American hang-outs.

HUEY FREEMAN: AMERICAN HERO(Available in print only)
| By John Nichols, The Nation
America’s leading dissident just may be a cartoon character.

  • SERIOUS ABOUT THE FUNNIES | By Chris Dodge
    Comics Journal covers cartoons like nobody else.

THE WAY OF THE WACKO(Available in print only) |
By Jon Spayde
Crazy Wisdom! Not all our problems can be solved by rational
thought.

  • WISE FOOLS | By Chris Dodge (Available in print
    only)
    , Karen Olson, and Jon Spayde (Available in print
    only)

    A pantheon of crazy thinkers, loveable tricksters, and spiritual
    provocateurs.

SHOWDOWN IN CHOCTAW COUNTY | By Jacob Levenson, Oxford
American

A weary social worker fights an AIDS epidemic in rural
Alabama.

DR. VIRCHOW’S CURE | By Jeremiah Creedon
A 19th-century doctor prescribed an effective strategy for public
health. We need to rediscover it today.

New Planet

FREE AT LAST! By Leif Utne
How the growing ‘copyleft’ movement could reshape society with its
fresh approach to intellectual property rights.

GREEN BEER By Craig Cox
We have quaffed the future of beer, and it is delicious.

NOW, THAT’S REAL HOMELAND SECURITY! By Gar Smith, Earth
Island Journal

Like to feel safe again, Americans? Here are 16 surefire
ways.

ROCK THE CASBAH(Available in print only) By Jim
Motavalli, The Nation
Arabic music brings the world closer together.

A GI BILL FOR ALL OF US By Craig Cox
Uncle Sam put thousands of veterans through college.
What about the rest of us?

UNRAVELING A HEALTH MYSTERY By Jack Armstrong
Understanding the mysterious methods of homeopathy.

IN AFGHANISTAN, SMALL IS NOW BEAUTIFUL
Village by village, a war-torn country rebuilds.

SIX WHO ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Remarkable biological pioneers.

SOAPBOX: MANDELA’S DREAM DEFERRED? By Mark Hertsgaard
Political transformation has moved ahead in South Africa, but
social and economic progress is stagnant. What does this mean for
the rest of the world?

Gleanings

A TRULY OUTSTANDING ARTICLE By Ray Nedzel, The
Brooklyn Rail

Why our language has gone bombastic. In a word, it’s amazing, huge,
excellent. Unquestionably.

ANI ANSWERS(Available in print only) By Ani
DiFranco, The Nation
How a righteous babe meets the press.

WHY I LIVE WITH MY MOTHER By Katie Haegele
Here A Gen Xer discovers there’s no shame in going home
again.

COFFEE, TOOL OF THE MAN By Amanda Huron
Yesterday’s Fishwrap Could be Today’s Oracle Here’s a new way to
stick it to your boss: Stop drinking coffee.

MINOT DINER By Bill Brown, Dream Whip
A 24-hour Dakota diner dishes up a real slice of Americana.

Culture Mix

SARANDON RAPS By Andy Steiner
Oscar winner Susan Sarandon talks about movies, activism, and
motherhood.

THE UTNE WEEDER
The golden age of ads. A better Bible? Women on the open
road.

CARPE DIEM By Jay Walljasper
Salute spring with Whitsuntide.

THE UR LIST
This summer’s hottest bestsellers. We’ve got the early
results.

PLAYLIST(Available in print only)
Professor Longhair, Michelle Shocked, and Basque rock.

STREET LIBRARIAN By Chris Dodge
Teaching magazines for parents and free-thinking educators.

VIEW FROM LORING PARK: Am I a Food Snob? By Jay
Walljasper

LETTER FROM THE HEARTLAND: A Walk in the Woods By Nina
Utne

LETTERS(Available in print only)

LAST CALL: Studs Terkel, Arundhati Roy, James Baldwin

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