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The Dark Truth Behind The Popular Superfood, Quinoa | Alternet

Quinoa is rising up the popularity charts as a food staple in U.S. and Europe. A growing spate of positive coverage cites quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wa) as a high-protein grain-like relative of spinach and beets which is a newly discovered gluten-free superfood. 304 more words

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Is The Roberts Court The 21st Century Jim Crowe Court?

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s affirmative action ban.  The ruling means that the State of Michigan is able to eliminate race as a basis for determining who gets into college or not.  762 more words

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Obamacare Success: Half of Georgia’s Insurance Enrollees Fail to Make Monthly Payment

By Mac Slavo

The Obama administration has stated unequivocally that the debate concerning whether or not the Patient Affordable Care Act has been a success is over. 733 more words

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Dole's fresh spinach may not be so fresh afterall..

Last week, Rose Carducci, a 28-year-old mother of two,  noticed something strange-looking mixed in with the leaves  in an unopened  bag of Dole’s fresh spinach. It turned out to be a chicken leg with a part of the chickens body still attached. 136 more words

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Resisting 'the Foreign Tentacle'

The story of the last of the Kuna people, and their struggle to maintain its culture in a quickly developing country.

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: Resisting ‘the Foreign Tentacle’.

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