Spain Bans Sticky Chewing Gum

In an effort to reduce the cost of street cleaning, lawmakers have ruled that all gum sold in Spain must use a less-sticky copolymer of vinyl acetate and vinyl laurate. The only problem: The new compounds are linked to cancer. » 11/30/10 9:23am 11/30/10 9:23am

When Do You Stop One Abuse, And Can You Stop An Abuser?

Last month, Liv Tyler pulled over to check on the welfare of a child she saw being yelled at and got in a argument. NY Times writer Spence Halperin had the same thing happen to him on the subway. » 7/10/09 3:20pm 7/10/09 3:20pm

Sex Work May Have Been Around Forever, But So Have Efforts To Restrict…

With the loss of San Francisco's Proposition K » 11/07/08 7:20pm 11/07/08 7:20pm, which , and the announcement that federal government declined — in accordance with its long-standing guidelines — to on prostitution-related charges, it is clear that this country — like many others — is rather schizophrenic about sex work. that maybe we ought to throw…