Yearly Archives: 2007

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  • 10 Jul 2007

    Six Questions for Joost Hiltermann

    Harper’s Magazine has just recently posted “Six Questions for Joost Hiltermann.”  Hiltermann is the author of our new book A Poisonous Affair: America, Iraq, and the Gassing of Halabja.  It’s a powerful examination of the Iraqi chemical attack on the Kurdish town of Halabja in 1988 and the ramifications that we’re still dealing with today.Joost […]

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  • 9 Jul 2007

    A far-reaching food adventure

    Do you know when the shopping cart was invented (1937) or which country produces and consumes the most butter? (India) Do you know what the world’s best-selling food is? (sugar) Are you aware that chocolate was once used as a currency or that pepper was once worth its weight in gold? Of course you don’t, […]

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