From The New Inquiry, Christine Baumgarthuber on the People’s Kitchen: Does the modern workplace cafeteria owe its existence one 19th-century activist’s effort to feed the laboring multitudes? Magical thinking has a long history of involvement with the global organic agriculture movement, and one of the most influential proponents of such connections was the white supremacist Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925). One bite away from death: Each meal could have been her last, but Adolf Hitler's food taster Margot Wolk lived to tell her story. The Greeks, the French, the Icelanders, and the Germans are the top four cheese consuming nations, but how they refer to their beloved cheese differs from language to language. Asia's lacking pride: Why would emerging countries copy the unhealthy eating habits of the West, when their tradition is so much healthier?

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