Time to Put Big Soda on a Diet

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This article was originally published in the Washington Monthly.  From the latest Taco Bell concoction to the lack of fresh produce in many low-income communities across the country, there’s no shortage of targets to blame for America’s poor national diet. But in recent years, many public health campaigns have zeroed in on a single enemy: soda. […]

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Nebraska’s Livestock Market Faces Death by Big Meat Lobbying

Posted Leah Douglas Foreign Ownership, Leah Douglas, Pork

This article was originally published in Fortune. Photo by Stepney City Farm. Few images are more emblematic of the American heartland than that of farmers taking their livestock to market. But if Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signs a bill passed last month by his state’s legislature, one of the last of the country’s traditional open livestock […]

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