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27
Jul

Seeing the Invisible

Medical anthropologist Philippe Bourgois and photographer and graduate student Jeff Schonberg spent 12 years among homeless heroin users on the streets of San Francisco, embedded in a world that is usually invisible …

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07
Jun

Remaking School Food

On Friday, First Lady Michelle Obama hosted 500 chefs from all over the country on the White House lawn for the Chefs Move to Schools program, part of her larger campaign to …

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05
Apr

Speak Out on School Nutrition

Janet Poppendieck, author of Free for All, wrote a guest post last week on the Fed Up with Lunch blog, where blogger “Mrs. Q” chronicles her quest to eat a school lunch …

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15
Mar

Planting the Seeds of Healthy Eating

Tavis Smiley recently interviewed both Judith A. Carney, coauthor of In the Shadow of Slavery, and Janet Poppendieck, author of Free for All, on his Public Radio International show. Asked about the …

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23
Feb

If You Want to Stay, You Have to Go

“I would say that the seriously mentally ill are among the most disenfranchised and marginalized members of society,” said Dr. Paul Linde, author of Danger to Self, in his recent Commonwealth Club …

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22
Feb

The Lesson of School Lunch

Janet Poppendieck, author of Free for All: Fixing School Food in America, spoke at the Second Harvest Food Bank School Lunch Nutrition Summit in Watsonville, CA, an event focused on school lunch …

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