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Food Prices: One Year After

Jose Graziano da Silva | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Jose Graziano da Silva

Just over a year ago, a sharp rise in maize prices, triggered by the worst drought in the last 50 years in the US Midwest, sent shock waves through the international food markets raising fears that food prices would spiral out of control as they had in 2007-8, 2010-11 and 2012.

How to Be Silent

Molly Moynahan | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Molly Moynahan

I tell my writing students to stop talking because they will not hear anything without the silence. The cats sit in my lap, stare at me, but they don't meow. They understand the rarity of this time together before the talking resumes and the silence is lost forever.

Literary Family Dynasties | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Although we're no longer bound to become blacksmiths or bakers based on our parents' jobs, there are some professional skills that persist from one ge...

Martin Amis And Agent Andrew Wylie Force Cancellation Of Biography

The Australian | Richard Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MARTIN Amis has bared his teeth and chewed up a book that threatened to intrude on certain aspects of his private life. Small independent publisher...