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While documentaries like Food, Inc., Forks Over Knives and King Corn captivate viewers with investigations into the ethics of agribusiness, a new trend is taking hold with diners: holistic food. The rise of socially conscious consumers—aware of both the health and ethical consequences of what they eat—has fueled a food revolution that has inspired restaurants, grocers and farmers to rethink the business of what we eat. Read More

 

When U2 releases their first new studio album since 2009’s No Line on the Horizon, there will be at least one song that most of their fans already own.

During a Super Bowl commercial, U2 offered the single “Invisible” for free on iTunes, with Bank of America pledging $1 to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for every download. Read More

 

While homelessness continues to be a major problem in cities around the country, some creative architects and innovative nonprofits are hoping that they have found a solution: micro-houses. Read More

 

The U.N. Commission of Inquiry recently released a report on human rights in North Korea, and it is harrowing.

The nearly 400-page report catalogs story after story of atrocities almost hard to believe: A woman forced to drown her own baby. Children starving to death even as North Korean leaders spent millions erecting monuments. Tens of thousands thrown in prison camps for things as small as criticizing the ruling family or practicing religion. Read More

 
On Earth Day, a closer look at the spiritual side of stewardship. Read More