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Prizes for Voting? Tackling Turnout in American Politics

Our right to vote is one of the most fundamental and important rights we have in this country, but it is also important to understand that while we have the right to vote in America, we are no obligated to. In the 2012 presidential election, over 125 million votes were cast for one of two presidential candidates. President…
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Turns out that burgers aren't the biggest issue

Episode 87: Obesity and the Law

February 28th, 2013

Inspired by Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign and Michael Moss’s recent expose in the New York Times Magazine, we thought we’d use this week’s podcast to do a deep dive into the laws around nutrition, food labeling, and obesity. We wanted to learn what leverage the FDA actually has, if Mayor Bloomberg’s large soda ban changed