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Obesity Industrial Complex

RT America As the debate over cutting government spending rages on, billions of dollars of taxpayer money are wasted each year on junk food. Between 1995 and 2010, over 250 billion dollars was spent on subsidizing foods that are making … Continue reading

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Study: A powerful member of congress can have a negative effect on a state’s economy

Kevin Stacey EurekAlert CHICAGO — Having a powerful member of congress could have unintended consequences for a state’s economy, according to a study published today (February 28, 2012) in the Journal of Political Economy. Researchers from Harvard Business School found … Continue reading

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