Poverty and an Unhealthy Gut

Social justice, in particular the “war on poverty,” may have a brand new front: the human gut. More specifically, human gut microbiome. Suzanne Ishaq and her colleagues at the University of Oregon have just published an essay arguing this in the journal PLOS Biology. In their essay, they point out that poverty creates increased risk… Continue reading Poverty and an Unhealthy Gut

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Nike Just Did It To Social Justice

So here’s my take on the Nike situation. This is in no way a commentary on Mr. Kaepernick, race relations or any other social justice issue that may or may not be involved. Nor is it intended to be cynical, derisive or even critical. It’s just my observation, based on 56 years of watching this… Continue reading Nike Just Did It To Social Justice