NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION This New Year’s resolution should be pretty obvious, particularly when it comes to diet: 2017 will go down in history as the year when plant-based meats revolutionized the food industry. A dozen start-ups, led by Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, are creating plant-based burgers and other meats that are more delicious, convenient and healthy than the old-fashioned animal-based variety. They are backed by tech industry pioneers like Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Google principals Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt, and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. Even animal meat behemoth Tyson Foods has announced a $150 million venture capital...Read More
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GET OVER IT Although I am as dismayed as anyone by Trump’s election, and although I agree that the Electoral College is undemocratic and outmoded, the sentiments too often expressed that Trump’s election is invalid on account of the larger popular vote for Clinton are wrong. The candidates played by the rules then in place and directed their strategies to winning the Electoral College vote. Had there been no Electoral College, the strategies would have been different and Trump likely would have won the popular vote. Disappointed voters should do what they can to see that Trump’s dangerous policies...Read More
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