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Overeating Fact of the Day

By ThinkProgress on November 22, 2007 at 9:48 pm

"Overeating Fact of the Day"


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I was dimly aware that our farm subsidy policies weren’t just economically inefficient, but bad for public health, too. But Neil Sinhababu brings the point home with a striking fact, namely that just 0.37 percent of farm subsidies go to fruits and vegetables. And here’s the factoid in graphic form:


This he mentions by way of pimping for John Edwards’ policy agenda for fighting hunger and malnutrition which certainly looks good to me.

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Murder in New York

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