Food News Is Changing And Inspiring Action

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Amelia Nierenberg of the New York Times and Lucy Biggers of NowThis News join Danielle Nierenberg to talk about the changing—and challenging—field of food journalism. “My goal is always to help people learn. I’m not biased toward any medium; I’m biased toward getting the message through,” says Lucy. “That’s my challenge as I create content—what will actually create impact?” You can listen to “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” on Apple iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, Spotify, or wherever you consume your podcasts. While you’re listening, subscribe, rate, and review the show; it…

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India: Teachers warn of strike action over conditions

The Himachal Pradesh School Lecturer Association in India has warned of its intention to strike, with a hunger strike also being considered, in a reaction to the public authorities’ lack of responsiveness in addressing demands concerning teachers’ status.   On 11 August, leaders of the Himachal Pradesh School Lecturer Association (HPSLA) unanimously adopted a resolution saying that if their long-standing demands to public authorities are not met within 40 days, the education union will stage a strike on 7 October. The decision was made at a meeting in the Chamba…

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Less Cellphone Time, More Action, PM Modi Rebukes Party’s Lawmakers

\NEW DELHI:  “Beware of sting operations,” warned Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar at the start of the BJP weekly strategy session with all its lawmakers in the two houses. From here on, the hour-long meeting turned out to be yet another pull up your socks cum commandment from the PM session. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was scheduled to visit Bhavra in Aliaraj district of Madhya Pradesh – freedom struggle hero Chandra Shekhar Azad’s home town to flag off the Independence Day march programme. It will figure 75 ministers visiting 150…

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