Pigs, Beef, McDonalds, and Green Century

Advocates and Actions Corporate Responsibility Ideas and Issues Wade's World

              Marble Falls      We all know McDonalds.   It’s a brand known around the world.  The company has made so many billions of hamburgers under the golden arches that they no longer build signs that calculate the numbers.  Many today likely don’t realize that they ever did.  McDonalds is simply a fact of life.  …

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book cover for Western Sahara: War, Nationalism, and Conflict Irresolution by Stephen Zunes and Jacob Mundy.

A 47-Year Invasion Still Unsettled in Western Sahara

ACORN International Ideas and Issues Wade's World War

            New Orleans      I was curious when a promoter pitched a story to me about Western Sahara.  What did I know about that area?  Nothing!   I thought, heck, ACORN organizes in Africa in Kenya, Cameroon, Liberia, Tunisia, and has begun in Nigeria, and maybe sometime soon in Uganda, this is an opportunity to learn …

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Child Hunger and USDA Waivers

Ideas and Issues Local 100 National Politics Wade's World

            Marble Falls      One report after another indicated that a remarkable thing was happening in the midst of the pandemic that was upending the country, the economy, and all of our lives.  Because of various stimulus programs, particularly the direct payments to families with children, child hunger was experiencing unprecedented decreases.  That was then, …

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