Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming  Medicine, Reimagining Life

Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

By Louise Aronson For countless centuries, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people alive today will spend more years in elderhood than in childhood, and many will be elders for 40 years or more. Yet at the very moment that humans are living longer than ever before, we've made old age into a disease, a condition to be dreaded, denigrated, neglected, Read more »
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July 07, 2019
Mississippi Vegan: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Boy’s Heart

Mississippi Vegan: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Boy’s Heart

By Timothy Pakron Inspired by the landscape and flavors of his childhood on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Timothy Pakron found his heart, soul, and calling in cooking the Cajun, Creole, and southern classics of his youth. In his debut cookbook, he shares 125 plant-based recipes, all of which substitute ingredients without sacrificing depth of flavor and reveal the secret tradition of veganism in southern cooking. Finding ways to re-create his experiences growing Read more »
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July 07, 2019
kid’s corner: Fox and the Box

kid’s corner: Fox and the Box

By Yvonne Ivinson What can one little fox do with only a box? Perhaps make it a ship, and go on a trip? Fox really wants a boat that floats across the sea, with a tail as a sail. In this debut picture book, author-illustrator Yvonne Ivinson takes the reader on a fanciful journey. With colorful, engaging illustrations; a lively, limited word count; an adorable fox; and a story with a Read more »
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July 07, 2019
Capitalism with a Conscience?

Capitalism with a Conscience?

By Lana Turnbull Is it too naïve to think that we can have a capitalism-driven economy and have a vibrant middle class and fewer families living in poverty? One look at the stock exchange will tell you things are going extremely well for corporations, but for Americans who don’t spend their workdays in the corporate suite, not so much. I understand the fiduciary responsibility of boards of directors to their stockholders, Read more »
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July 07, 2019
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