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  1. Curbing Type 2 Diabetes with a National Food PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    Authored by food writers Mark Bittman and Michael Pollan, along with Union of Concerned Scientists' Ricardo Salvador and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter, the op-ed states that because of unhealthy diets, a third of our kids will develop Type 2 diabetes-a preventable disease that was formerly rare in children. "Type 2 diabetes is a disease that, along with its associated effects, now costs $245 billion, or 23 percent of the national deficit in 2012, to treat each year," the authors note.


  2. A National Food Policy?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Health News Digest

    A November 2014 op-ed piece in The Washington Post entitled "How a National Food Policy Could Save Millions of American Lives" makes the case for President Obama to sign into law an executive order establishing a national food policy Authored by food writers Mark Bittman and Michael Pollan, along with Union of Concerned Scientists' Ricardo Salvador and United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter, the op-ed states that because of unhealthy diets, a third of our kids will develop Type 2 diabetes-a preventable disease that was formerly rare in children.


  3. Naomi Klein, Michael Bloomberg, coal-fired power plants, and the Keystone XL pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Georgia Straight

    A couple of days ago, New York Times opinion-page columnist Joe Nocera wrote an article that would have warmed the heart of billionaire and former Big Apple mayor Michael Bloomberg . "No one can question Michael Bloomberg's climate change bona fides," Nocera began.


  4. Reporting: ScienceBREAKTHROUGH Power Test a Success, but a.P. Sits on itRead the original story

    Oct 30, 2011 | American Reporter

    Now we've entered the stage of the Occupy Wall Street movement where things are starting to get dangerous for the brave American who insists upon exercising his or her First Amendment right to peaceably assemble to seek social change. We've seen mass arrests and the forcible dismantling of encampments in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, and other cities around the country.


  5. Guest Column: Charitable givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Gazette

    We continue to receive good news about the economy. But one part of the story has not received the attention it deserves.


  6. A city agency that's out of its treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crain's New York Business

    As the mayor seeks to remove foolish bureaucratic impediments to affordable-housing development and construction in general, he would be wise to focus on one agency that few people know has become an integral part of the process: the Department of Parks and Recreation. With the advent of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's MillionTreesNYC initiative, the Parks Department gained an inordinate amount of power over projects.


  7. Bloggers, get your applications in for Dart "Guns and 'Gun Violence' Workshop"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AmmoLand

    The above is a screenshot from the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma's call for applications from journalists to attend a "workshop for journalists on covering guns and gun violence". It is from the dartcenter.org website, so you can look for yourself.


  8. Oink, Oink, Oink: Blackstone CEO Takes Home $690 million in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Kos

    Just in case you wondered if the pigs weren't still at the trough looking to take every dollar they could. Blackstone Group LP co-founder and Chief Executive Stephen Schwarzman collected about $690 million in dividends, compensation and fund payouts for 2014, according to a Friday regulatory filing, the highest annual payout ever notched by a founder of a publicly traded private-equity firm.


  9. Must-See Marketing of the Week: Buick courts younger customersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Canadian Business Magazine

    Buick is hoping for a comeback by courting young customers. Its new campaign and tagline "That's not a Buick" is intended to change consumers' perception that the brand is only for those just around the corner from retirement.


  10. Affordable Housing Wire: How Common Ground Builds Small To House NYC's HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Curbed

    Long before former mayor Michael Bloomberg created a design competition for micro apartments , Common Ground was building them to house the formerly homeless . The 25-year-old organization is a nonprofit developer and property manager that constructs supportive and affordable housing, with units averaging 225 to 300 square feet -after all, the smaller the apartment, the more homes they can provide.


  11. "Universal Background Checks"Mean Gun Registration, GunBans and ConfiscationRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Lucianne.com

    Only in the Orwellian world of double-speak employed by President Barack Obama and billionaire elitist Michael Bloomberg would nonsense be hailed as "common sense." Take gun registration masquerading as "universal background checks"-their latest mantra that mandates the recording of data on lawful gun transfers.


  12. Here's How NYC Says It's Saving 800 Lives A Year By Cleaning Up The AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Switched

    It's been a cold winter in New York City , which means a lot of building owners are turning up the heat -- and pumping more pollutants into the city's air. But the amount of black smoke billowing above the five boroughs is dramatically less than it was just four years ago.


  13. David Paterson: Cuomo-de Blasio Feud Flips Rules of Governor-Mayor ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The New York Observer

    Former Gov. David Paterson said today that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has successfully neutralized the innate media advantages Mayor Bill de Blasio enjoys in the governor-mayor tug-of-war. Speaking to host Joe Piscopo on AM 970 The Answer, Mr. Paterson said that the mayor of New York City usually enjoys far greater press coverage and a closer relationship with the public than the governor, and commands the support of a huge part of the state's population "The mayor is holding all the cards.


  14. Press Digest- Canada- Feb 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AlertNet

    The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.


  15. New 370-Square-Foot Micro Apartments in NYC Could Rent for $3,000 a MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | TheBlaze.com

    For a few years now, New York City planners have been moving forward with the creation of micro apartments that are less than 400 square feet. Some of those tiny dwellings are in production now and it is being revealed just how high they could rent.


  16. Michael Bloomberg: Keystone Veto is an opportunity for Canada, not a lossRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Canadian Content

    Some positivity for those disheartened over the grave news about the Keystone XL pipeline. Michael Bloomberg: Keystone veto is an opportunity for Canada, rather than a loss Facebook Email Michael Bloomberg, Special to National PostWednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 The Keystone XL pipeline has become a perfect symbol of Washington's dysfunction.


  17. Bloomberg Television Headed to CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Hollywood Reporter

    Bloomberg Television is headed to Canada with plans to launch a local version of its U.S. business cable channel. Bloomberg LP founder Michael Bloomberg has pacted with indie broadcaster Channel Zero to launch Bloomberg Television Canada in spring 2015.


  18. De Blasio is right about control of public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | SILive.com

    When it comes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's aggressive agenda for reforming the state's public schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio almost certainly falls into the critics' camp. No, he doesn't go as far as those, particularly in the teachers' unions, who say, in essence, "Just give the schools a lot more money and then go away and let educators like us decide everything else about how they should be run."


  19. Bloomberg to launch Canadian business TV channel this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | CBC News

    Financial news and data company Bloomberg LLP will launch a Canadian television channel by mid-2015 that will highlight domestic news makers and detail the impact of global news on Canadian business, the company said on Thursday. "Canada is a vital market for us," founder and majority owner Michael Bloomberg said in a statement.


  20. Obama Vetoes Canada Keystone Oil Pipeline, Gets Caught Up In US Politics WebRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | International Business Times

    U.S. President Barack Obama has formally vetoed on Tuesday the bill that would have allowed the construction of the much-delayed Canada Keystone XL oil pipeline project. Although it been told many times that the project is being hindered because it somehow contradicts Mr Obama's policies on the environment and climate change, many believed the project is caught in the web that is the American politics.