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(2 comments) SHARE Monday, December 4, 2017 Puerto Rico: Rise of non-traditional relief
Donald Trump's shameful neglect and FEMA's embarrassing contract award failure, show that Washington is not up to the task of helping Puerto Ricans return to normality even after 2 months have passed since Hurricane Maria hit the island. Consequently, private activists have picked up the slack, thereby introducing crowdsourced, non traditional aid independent of government red tape to help the people on the ground.
(4 comments) SHARE Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Big Sugar's Global War on Taxes
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is currently hearing a challenge to Philadelphia's tax on sugary drinks. It's just one of many ways the sugar industry is pushing back around the world against public health initiatives to cut down on obesity.