Longest Walk 2019 — Route Schedule

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Longest Walk Northern Route 2008 Ute Country photo by Brenda Norrell

The Longest Walk: We Shall Continue Route Schedule (Draft)
2019

Feb 11: Ceremony on Alcatraz-Walk Pier 33 to San Rafael                19 miles

Feb. 12: Larkspur to Vallejo                                                               25 miles

Feb. 13: Vallejo to Vacaville Junction

Food Politics by Marion Nestle » Mind-boggle of the week: USDA buys pork from Brazilian JBS with USA bailout funds

Mind-boggle of the week: USDA buys pork from JBS  The Washington Post reports that the USDA has committed about $5 million of bailout funds to buy 1.8 million pounds of pork products from the Brazilian meatpacker, JBS. The bailout funds were supposed to help U.S. commodity producers who lost sales because of the tariff disputes with China. JBS is the biggest meat seller in the U.S. It employs 73,000 people here. Maybe the USDA thought it was an American company? Globalization in action…

Source: Food Politics by Marion Nestle » Mind-boggle of the week: USDA buys pork from JBS

Germany and France announce next-generation fighter jet project | News | DW | 06.02.2019 – US Military Industrial Complex… this is what Traitor Trump is doing for you – lol

The defense ministers of France and Germany have declared that their plan to produce a new joint fighter can now begin. The project is part of an ambitious new defense strategy.

Source: Germany and France announce next-generation fighter jet project | News | DW | 06.02.2019

Forget Donald Trump and his tweets — North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has a pattern and a plan – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

While our headlines obsess over the mercurial Donald Trump, recoiling at his tweets and deciphering his tortured syntax, we’d do better to focus on the North Korean leader, writes Stan Grant.

Source: Forget Donald Trump and his tweets — North Korea’s Kim Jong-un has a pattern and a plan – Donald Trump’s America – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A New Breed of Hunters Focuses on the Food

Humans, it seems have an infinite ability for unconditional love that is only met and occasionally exceeded by our infinite ability for self-delusion to appear to be cooler or neater than everyone else. As the ranks of American hunters dwindle, millennials like the chef Wade Truong are taking up the tradition, seeking a direct connection to what they eat.