Who’s “us”?

The sentiment seems to be: “Globalization enriches us all. If it’s not enriching you, well, you aren’t really one of us.”

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Vocbulary

Just knowing there are words for sins can be helpful. There’s rash judgement, detraction, and calumny. There’s also flattery, adulation, and complaisance.

Lettuce

US officials say it’s safe to eat romaine lettuce again.

Well, okay, but they didn’t know it was unsafe before, until a bunch of people got food poisoning. That seems to keep happening every few months. Have things changed so it’s not likely to happen again, or is the strategy to do nothing different, wait for people to get sick, and then have another recall?

Links

Haven’t read these next two, just linking for convenience: