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Three Excellent Articles on the Politics of Food

Not by Bread and Marg Alone – about the complexities of NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s crusade against the sale of large containers of soda pop and the impact of processed foods on the working class.

Good Food for the Hungry – About a multi-faceted program trying to make nutritious food available to the low income.

Naked Children and Tomatoes: WWOOfing in Louisiana – about WWOOfing.

  1. July 2, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    Don’t forget about the Keep Food Legal blog:

  2. firesidechet
    July 2, 2012 at 7:27 pm

    The food police are going thru your compost.

  3. Anonymous
    July 2, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    Community Supported Agriculture is an easy, healthy and delicious way to keep our money local while denying it to agribusiness.

    List of local farms and their products.


  4. Eric Kirk
    July 2, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    Hmmm. My name used to appear at the bottom of my posts here.

  5. Eric Kirk
    July 2, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    Don’t forget about the Keep Food Legal blog:

    Of course, what we’re talking about isn’t food. Not that I support the bans, but the blog is misnamed.

    And it’s kind of a rote approach to the discussion. Yes, it’s an issue of liberty and all that, but there are other elements to the discussion, such as exponential increases in obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, etc. because of the world’s first ever epidemic of malnutrition out of abundance of volume of “food.” I think the Republican mayor’s approach is wrong, but in all the whining about “food police” I don’t really see much of a discussion about an alternative solution.

  6. tra
    July 2, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    “Hmmm. My name used to appear at the bottom of my posts here.”

    It does appear on the front page.

  7. July 3, 2012 at 8:15 am

    That’s a problem with this theme. No author is listed if you access a post from a direct link rather than the homepage.

  8. erniebranscomb
    July 3, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    Simply include your name in the text of your post.

    Eric, I too question why you would jump in bed with a group of anonymous bloggers, it seems to be beneath your usual high standards… please reconcider.

  9. July 4, 2012 at 10:15 am

    Hey Eric, quit hogging the sheets.

  10. Anonymous
    July 4, 2012 at 10:31 am

    I question why Ernie cares who Eric sleeps with.

  11. Eric Kirk
    July 6, 2012 at 8:52 am

    Ernie, as I said on my own blog, I’m responsible for my own posts. As to sleeping with the anonymous bloggers, that may even be a little too kinky for me, but when the lights are out, we’re all anonymous!

  12. July 6, 2012 at 9:27 am

    I apologize Eric. I shouldn’t have said it. But, keep one eye open…

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