The Global Food Waste Epidemic

Apr 26, 2014 No Comments by

Solving world hunger seems like one of those impossibly lofty ideals, like world peace and global disarmament. It makes a fantastic aspiration for Miss America and doe-eyed activists, but for a number of abstruse and often nebulous reasons, it’ll never happen. Right? Click to read more.

Economics, Featured Read more

Food Deserts

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments by

In 2005 after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans there was a lack of planning, emergency relief, and aid from both the local and national levels.  The abandonment in development in this aid area lead to the destruction of many neighborhoods, specifically the Lower Ninth Ward, a historically black neighborhood.  Since then, this part of New Orleans has […]

Economics Read more

Interview with Meaghan Rosen of the Friendship Donation Network

Apr 19, 2014 No Comments by
Interviews Read more

How Income Affects the Weight of America

Apr 15, 2014 No Comments

In the United States, over two-thirds of Americans are considered obese. According to James A. Levine of the American Diabetes Association, the more affluent a country is the higher the rate of obesity. However, American plumpness is not just related to the affluence of the nation.  Numerous other factors contribute to the obesity rate.  One […]

Read more