Food Prices Hit Record Highs
Here are some quick reads for your Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
Listen/Watch: Food prices have skyrocketed. PRI's The World reports on the crisis and what it means for countries around the world.
Speaking of Autism: Salon explains its retraction (and deletion) of a 2005 essay this way: "At the time, we felt that correcting the piece -- and keeping it on the site, in the spirit of transparency -- was the best way to operate. But subsequent critics, including most recently, Seth Mnookin in his book The Panic Virus," further eroded any faith we had in the story's value."
Cuts in California: Paul Kleyman at New America Media reports on the new governor's proposed cuts to health care for low-income senior citizens.