Many of us are pretty reliant on convenience foods, but making everything from scratch doesn't have to take more time, and it's nearly always healthier. So why don't we have home economics classes anymore? Over at Mother Jones Tom Philpott dives into the fast food industry's calculated destruction of the American Home Economics Association in order to produce "generation upon generation of people who don't know how to feed themselves healthily." How do we reverse this? Bring back home ec.