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Chickpea and Pasta Soup

3 tbsp. olive oil<p>2 stalks celery, roughly chopped<p>1 carrot, roughly chopped<p>1 small yellow onion, roughly chopped<p>3 sprigs rosemary, minced<p>6 cups …

Recipes

Obama Opens Door for GOP to Blow It

President Obama announced some radically redistributive measures during the State of the Union on Tuesday. The Robin-Hood-esque plan proposes raising the taxes and cutting tax breaks on the super-rich and easing the burden on poorer Americans. Needless to say, members of the GOP are not pleased and …

Income Inequality

The Dire State of Our Nation (What You Won't Hear From the Politicians)

No matter what the politicians might say about how great America is, the fact is that the nation seems to be imploding. Consider the following facts:<p>Our government is massively in debt. Currently, the national debt is somewhere in the vicinity of $18 trillion. More than a third of our debt is owned …

A Disease We Thought Was History Is Making An Alarming Comeback

We worry about dying in a plane crash, not a car accident — even though the latter has a far greater risk. So it goes with diseases, where Americans tend to fear distant new threats, like Ebola, and ignore the bogeymen so much likelier to get us: heart disease, diabetes, the flu.<p>Those with the …

Public Health

How Millennials Are Reshaping Charity And Online Giving

<i>This story is part of the New Boom series on millennials in America.</i><p>Millennials are spending — and giving away their cash — a lot differently than previous generations, and that's changing the game for giving, and for the charities that depend on it.<p>Scott Harrison's group, Charity: Water, is a …

30,000 Yearly Gun Deaths Is a Health Epidemic

It was back in 1996 that Congressman Jay Dickey (R-AR) inserted language into the 1997 budget that prohibited gun research funded by the CDC. And from that time forward, physicians and public health researchers have been a favorite target of the NRA. The most public example of this attempt to …

Public Health

African invoice fraud hampers development of poorest nations

More than $60bn (£36bn) has been illegally moved in and out of Uganda, Ghana, Mozambique, Kenya and Tanzania over 10 years, with most of it passing through tax havens, according to a report by financial transparency campaigners.<p>Washington-based group Global Financial Integrity (GFI) said the …

Is a Food's "Best Before" Date Technically an Expiration Date?

It’s annoying to realize your milk has passed its use-by date, but even more annoying would be getting sick from drinking 2 percent that’s a few days …