The Slow Food movement began on the Spanish Steps in Rome in 1986 when groups of angry Italians, brandishing bowls of penne, protested the opening of a McDonald’s franchise near the historical monument.
The desire to look and feel good, and keep the body healthy, is no new phenomenon. From Greek weightlifters to Indian Sadhu’s, the desire to exercise has waxed and waned throughout all of human history.
Incarceration without a trial. Rampant corruption among staff. Uncontrolled spread of deadly disease. Overcrowding of cells. Extreme scarcity of food. Welcome to the prisons of Africa.