Saturday, May 11, 2013

Saturday Stories: Parental "No" Insufficiency, School Lunches, and Depression

Fantastic piece from Anna Lappe in Civil Eats on why the argument that parents can simply educate and say "no" to combat predatory food industry kid targeted marketing is nonsense.

Why the New York Times dubbed Grade 4 student the Michael Moore of the Grade School Lunchroom.

Hyperbole and a Half's Allie with an incredibly personal, insightful, artistic, and cuss word filled look at the current state of her depression.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, this week's US News and World Report piece is on how desk jobs probably aren't responsible for societal weight gain, and here's an interview I did with Global when I was in Halifax on the issue of parental "No"s and healthful eating.]