Archive for April, 2011

Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move After Year One: Little More than PR?

 

The following op-ed was recently published in numerous newspapers across the country through McClatchy-Tribune News Service.

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Buying Silence: Big Soda Takes a Page from Big Tobacco

For years now, numerous commentators (myself included) have made comparisons of the food industry with Big Tobacco. The most recent example should become the poster child for how the most egregious tactics of tobacco companies are alive and well. Last month came the announcement that the American Beverage Association (the lobbying arm of soft drink companies) was donating $10 million to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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