policy

policy

Black Farmers Are Being Forced Off Their Land by Longstanding Government Discrimination

“The unfair treatment of black farmers went under the radar for many, many years. It was not taken up by the civil rights movement, and it should have been front and center.”
Lauren Rothman
6.26.18
economics

Which Restaurants Will Suffer the Most Under a Higher Minimum Wage?

"We don’t want our paper to serve as a mouthpiece for or against raising the minimum wage."
Alex Swerdloff
7.29.17
politics

Calorie Counts Face an Uncertain Future Under Trump

This week, we saw major blows to nutrition advancements made during the Obama-era. Are we entering a Dark Age for food policy in America?
Alex Swerdloff
5.5.17
Sugar

The British Government Is Under Even More Pressure to Tax Sugary Drinks

Following last month’s review on sugar from Public Health England, a new report from the Commons Health Select Committee has called for a 20 percent tax on sugary drinks and restrictions on junk food advertising.
Phoebe Hurst
11.30.15
britain

Britain Might Be About to Scrap Free School Meals for Under-Sevens

According to a Sky News report, the Conservative government could be harbouring plans to axe a scheme that sees free hot lunches provided for all infant school pupils.
Phoebe Hurst
9.22.15
scotland

Europe Doesn’t Want Scotland to Introduce Minimum Prices for Alcohol

Despite public health benefits, the European Court of Justice has delayed Scotland’s attempts to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol by ruling that the policy would breach European Union free trade laws.
Phoebe Hurst
9.4.15