In today's news: Whole Foods asks for help, Canada says OK to new meat labeling and a critic enters the kitchen
The end of the United Nations summit on the global food crisis: Pledges to solve the problem, but many questions remain -- especially about biofuels. (New York Times) The World Trade Organization advocates for a free-trade deal to help with the food crisis. (Guardian) Anheuser-Busch shareholders c ... More >>
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
St. Louis Police Chief Joe Mokwa and his officers may stand trial for violating the civil rights of “anarchists” in 2003.
Gary Kaplan put all of his chips on BETonSPORTS and drew the worst hand of his life. Now he’s making tuna casserole in a St. Louis jail.
The "anarchists" finally get their day in court.
The state’s winemakers and food producers aren’t exactly key playersin the global economy. A Mizzou professor aims to change all that.
Week of October 20, 2004
A pair of political pranksters invent the art of "identity correction"
Week of March 10, 2004
An upstart film festival in Tiger Town is generating big buzz
The brouhaha surrounding this year's World Agricultural Forum said a lot about St. Louis. And a lot of what it said wasn't very good.
Shortwave radio: Where the lunatic fringe lives, breathes and flourishes
Henry Rollins takes no prisoners, wants no sympathy and gives good quote
After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same
Friday, April 13; Pop's.
They make bread, not bombs, at the Black Bear Bakery
With this presidential debate, the highlights didn't come from Bush or Gore
Ralph Nader tries to derail the corporate-sponsored presidential debates with a lawsuit. Protesters have their own plans to disrupt the Bush-Gore affair at Wash. U.
Ross Perot launched the Reform Party as the voice of the American people. Eight years later, it's a shrill, staticky free-for-all, and the moderates can't get heard.
A film crew from mainland China comes to St. Louis to make a movie about the cultural conflicts that occur when East meets West