Dear EarthTalk: What kinds of pollution do automobile tires cause? — B.L., San Francisco, CA
In the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, almost nine out of ten households had access — at all times — to enough food for an “active, healthy life for all household members.” That was in 2022. But the trend was headed the wrong way when comparing food security in America in 2021.
The courts will decide
“Common, but not normal.” That’s how many mental health observers describe depression in older adults.
In Jewish mythology, a golem is a giant creature made of clay. It is inert until awakened with the enscribing of a secret word. It has no will of its own. But with a single command it can, and will, destroy whole cities. Remove the command and it is powerless. Alas, the same cannot be said of the modern golem.
This week the Opinion and Viewpoint pages have moved to the first section of our two-section paper to give us the opportunity to expand Compass coverage.
Write-in support for Ahmed
Serving on town board is neither glorious nor glamorous, so to those who volunteer themselves for the task, a degree of respect is due, but never deference. Tough questions should be asked of those responsible for running our town, and there is a candidate who is asking them relentlessly.