Transcontinental train ride about the future of food

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This summer, my pal Sarah Smith at Institute for the Future took a ten-day transcontinental train trip to explore the future of food systems and wrote about it at National Geographic. In this piece, she profiles how the train’s chefs, who considered the experience a “renegade culinary adventure,” experimented with waste management, local sourcing, daily food practices, and decadence. Read the rest

Sarah Palin challenger offers “money back guarantee” if he ever lobbies or takes special-interest money

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John Denny‘s standing as an independent in the Minnesota Sixth District, running against Sarah Palin, and has offered a “legally binding” contract to forfeit his salary and a sum equal to twice any contribution should he ever lobby or take campaign money that puts him in a conflict of interest.

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