Costco is beloved by shoppers for providing great value and low prices on household staples like cheese, cooking oil, pet food, and beer and wine.
As hectares and hectares of California burn, creating fresh new climate-related horrors, the big environmental issue on everyone's mind is the American cities and businesses that are banning plastic straws once and for all. Since plastic makes up a not-inconsiderable percentage of the world's garbage (google "Pacific garbage patch" when you have a moment), the ban is a solid start to making Earth a better place.
The Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy has separated families at the border and locked children in massive enclosures inside abandoned Walmarts. There have been widespread condemnation and protests against not only the government organizations involved in this odious work, but the tech companies who aid and abet their mission as well.
That’s inspired one San Francisco coffee roaster to take a stand, even if it means turning down a sizable contract.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was recently tasked with parsing the reasons behind the visibly uncomfortable body language of White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly. Seated at a breakfast meeting ahead of the 29th annual NATO summit in Brussels, Kelly, who is 68 years of age, at various points contorted his face, dug into his ear, adjusted his tie, looked away with his lips pursed, and moved his body away from his dining companion, President Donald J.
Food writer, recipe developer, and cookbook author Julia Turshen is a hero to countless home cooks for her achievable, affordable, and endlessly excellent recipes. Fed up with the current political climate, Turshen marshaled her resources and with the help of a diverse range of chefs, published the cookbook/manual Feed the Resistance: Recipes + Ideas for Getting Involved, with the pledge to donate proceeds to the ACLU.