VIA Crunk Feminist Collective-On May 24th I posted the blog “The Wait of the Nation” in response to the four-part HBO documentary “The Weight of the Nation,” and I specifically focused on part three “Children in Crisis.” My major concern is both the blaming of individual parents as the primary problem and the marketing of obesity clinics as a primary solution. more
No more Super-Size, people! Fast food joints are turning to bite-sized buckets.
In an effort to continue to repackage unhealthy foods in new an imaginative shapes and sizes, seems the fast food industry is now peddling small, cutesy fried things to be dipped in fatty sauces. The Wall Street Journal reports on several of the new trends:
As we reflect on our tenth anniversary this month, we have much to celebrate. We have survived the stormy financial waters of the current financial crisis (knock on wood!). We have raised more than $20 million dollars to support organizing and policy change work in communities of color. And we have built a wonderful network of comrades and supporters over the years, including our board leadership whose investments of time and talent have been invaluable.