"President Jimmy Carter's calls for conservation
in the late 70's, which often included a cardigan, are exactly what today's marketing experts say should be avoided in rallying another generation to the cause. Mr. Carter's approach was eventually seen as a righteous denial of fun that furthered the 'malaise' of the era. This time around, marketers emphasize, conservation needs to become more like a trendy line of sneakers: entertaining, affordable and connected to a wide array of actions."
More on the Guantanamo hunger strikes
"But such speculation overlooks a paradox in the abortion wars: while combatants focus on the law, technology is already changing the future of abortion
, with or without the Supreme Court."
Russia's new tactics against alcoholism: scare tactics
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The Freakonomics guys on dog waste management
Ooh. Britain's secret sex survey
in the 1940's.
is fun, but why do people do it? On a related note, another look at the point of blogging
we didn't know this time last week.