If you want to understand what's wrong with the American economy and how we approach it, just look back at the financial extremes of this week. That rot comes from income inequality, and the fact that poor Americans are starving and ignored while rich Americans are celebrated for their often accidental billions.
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Ecocentric | Did the House Just Pass a Farm Bill Without Food? Last week, the House of Representatives passed their farm bill - minus the nutrition title, so there's no funding for food stamps (or other forms of emergency food assistance) included. Here's a reader's treasury of coverage on the radical move.