Children Are Why We Care
About Environmental Safety

A few weeks ago, I received an email from Consumer’s Union asking me to visit their headquarters in Yonkers, New York. I would be attending an “event” regarding the organization’s Continue Reading →

Recalls
Toy Cars, Wagons, Tin Robots
Music Boxes, Spinning Tops, Ducks

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of more than 400,000 items because of lead paint on Wednesday. Toy companies seem to be trying to get the worst behind Continue Reading →

Let’s Clear the Air
About Freeways

Ah, it’s good to have escaped Southern California for the fresh, clean air of Chicago. What? Hey, stop laughing. Downtown Chicago smells like chocolate in the mornings thanks to this Continue Reading →

Let’s Clear the Air
About Freeways

Ah, it’s good to have escaped Southern California for the fresh, clean air of Chicago. What? Hey, stop laughing. Downtown Chicago smells like chocolate in the mornings thanks to this Continue Reading →

What Does Increase in Tobacco
Potency Mean for Self-Control?

Here is an approximate excerpt of a heated conversation several years ago: Friend: “California is wrong to ban cigarette smoking in most public places.” Me: “I love the ban. Now Continue Reading →