Monthly Archives: September 2016

Soaptopia — Uses RSPO Palm Oil – Big Deal (Yawn) – They Need To Do Better!


    I went into a Whole Foods yesterday to buy some TRULY sustainable palm oil soap -Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap.  (Go to their website, they tout a Ghana farm that is completely sustainable.)   While there, I bumped into a … Continue reading

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Is Laïcité Deterring Terrorism Or Aiding France’s Fight Against It?


  Another quarter, another Stanford class, and another short academic paper that is completely off-topic from this blog (and another A). “Our country is at war.” — President Francois Hollande[1] Introduction France, from all outward appearances, appears to be a country … Continue reading

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