Only 2% of Americans fish or farm for a living today--down from nearly half of Americans a century ago--and hundreds of thousands of small farmers have been pushed off of their land. Most of us do not know how to provide for ourselves on the most basic level.
The fast-food industry in this country has a long and storied history. The founders in this field built mega-empires based on the pursuit of the Ameri...
Those who know fries know that the standard, mediocre orders stand worlds apart from the outstanding examples.
Switching to a plant-based diet can lessen your contribution to global warming and the overall use of resources. It can also boost your health.
According to its new policy, BK will only do business with pork suppliers that have detailed plans to end their use of gestation crates.
If you had to guess, which salads do you think would be highest in calories -- the salad at a fast food restaurant or the salad at a casual dining restaurant?
My latest (by no means the first, and certainly not the last) embarrassing parenthood moment happened two weeks ago.
Taco Bell had an arguably sketchy 2011 fiscal year, frontloaded by an almost devastating lawsuit against the quality of their meat, 2012 seems to be the year of rebound for the brand.
When exposed to the light, the NRA's agenda becomes toxic. And Americans want nothing to do with those who conspire to bring about the gun lobby's dangerous "guns everywhere" vision they saw played out that February night in Sanford, Florida.
Don't let this corporate exodus from ALEC fool you into thinking that these corporations have grown a conscience or that they have given up on influencing the political process.
Charles and David Koch appear to be pushing their right-wing ideology to the bitter end. And it's time for Americans to stop helping them. The Koch b...
Last week, as tens thousands of Americans voiced our collective outrage at the work of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a lobbying front underwritten by these and other major companies, they delivered a side-splitting response.
I can't help but wonder who is eating this stuff. Anyone? Do these gimmicks increase sales, or just get people chattering away on the Internets? Would you eat/drink these five items based on these crazy gimmicks?
We met online. He was from West Virginia; I'm from New Jersey. He was looking for Happily Ever After. I was looking for something to do Saturday nights.
America, guess what: I have good news for you. Something obscenely fattening and unhealthy hit the markets last week, and we aren't the ones who'll be eating it!
I mean, really. I said four or five times I didn't want any cheeseburgers. Was throwing them in some kind of insult? Later that night, we smelled something awful.
When I go to my local In-N-Out, at least once a week, I either park and go inside to eat or speak (shriek) into the intercom: "Ordering a 3x3, medium rare, well-toasted bun, animal style, cut in half, with a side order of peppers. And well-done fries."