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Thai-Style Tofu and Butternut Squash Curry | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Creamy and spicy, this intensely flavored dish is based on the pumpkin curry you find in Thai restaurants. It is naturally gluten-free, with a rich texture coming from coconut milk instead of flour. Serve on a bed of nutty brown jasmine rice — it cooks in the same time it takes to make the</b> …

NSA: Lessons from the ’60s

History and experience teach us to mistrust the state and view its abuses with cool contempt<p>Dear Reader,<p>Tuesday a reader wrote with concerns about how NSA spying revelations have affected his feelings about America. I said that I wanted to take two or three days to answer. It's a big subject, how …

Oklahoma Sweatshop Tells One Story of Labor's Challenge

Dan Lee was dripping with sweat and caked with dust and debris. He'd been at his job at an electronics recycling company for just a few weeks, sorting and testing cables and wiring from old computers and telephones. That bulky, cast-off home office Compaq computer that someone bought from Circuit …

Home Offices

White-collar workers are turning to labor unions

NEW YORK — The next wave of union protesters isn't blue collar.<p>It's lawyers, paralegals, secretaries, helicopter pilots, judges, insurance agents and podiatrists.<p>These white-collar workers are not exactly the picture of the labor movement, but they are becoming a more essential part of it as they …

Unions are responsible for passage of worker safety laws

Paul Carpenter's column in support of John Brinson's anti-union stance is an attack on all workers. In the article, Mr. Brinson stated, "The problem …

Building Trades Join Union Protest Over Sale of Tribune Co. Newspapers to the Koch Brothers

The potential sale of the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> (LAT) to the Koch Brothers’ empire has sparked outrage from a wide array of onlookers with the newspaper’s …

I think this guy is stalking me

On Internet dating sites he keeps showing up in different guises; it’s getting creepy and scary<p><b>Dear Cary,</b><p><b>I live in a medium-size metropolitan area and sometimes use dating sites and Craigslist to meet men for casual dating/hookups. Several years ago I was duped by a man who misrepresented himself</b> …

Mike Elk: The Texas fertilizer plant explosion cannot be forgotten

<i>Mike Elk is a labor reporter and staff writer for In These Times Magazine.</i><p>On Friday, as cable news networks sought desperately to fill airtime while waiting for the latest news in the aftermath of the Boston bombings, a friend asked me, “How come there’s no manhunt for the owner of the Texas …