Our roundtable on “The Lion and the Rose,” the second episode of HBO show’s fourth season.
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Photography by Sarah Martinet (Baillargues, France); Iceland
hey say the grass is always greener on the other side, but for grass activists, things look pretty green right here and now. But look back at the heady days of the late 1970s teaches a lesson in how fragile political movements are, how quickly momentum can shift, and why it’s important for activists to keep their hubris in check.To be blunt, these are high times for cannabis campaigners. After years of slow expansion of support for medical marijuana, two states fully legalized recreational use in 2012, and so far the results look promising: plenty of tax revenue and none of the chaos naysayers predicted. Now more states are considering following in Washington and Colorado’s footsteps. And most promising of all, popular support for legalization crossed 50 percent in the last couple of years and continues to grow.
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red wedding // purple wedding
It’s Easter week, which means pots across the country will be boiling over with eggs. A good many of those eggs will be dyed and hidden (a few of which will never be found), while others will be peeled and prepped for festive appetizers like deviled eggs. In this week’s Mad Genius Tips video, F&W Test Kitchen eggspert Justin Chapple reveals how to peel hard-boiled eggs with a spoon. You’ll be peeling eggs faster than the Easter Bunny can hide them. Watch more Mad Genius Tips videos.
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