November 13, 2014
ChangeLab Solutions has published a new blog post. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Manel Kappagoda discusses the importance of having good food—and not taking it for granted. For too many American families, affordable and nutritious food is inaccessible on Thanksgiving, in addition to every other day of the year.Food banks serve as a lifeline...
November 5, 2014
Marking a watershed moment, Berkeley, CA, passed a landmark soda tax yesterday. More than three-fourths of Berkeley voters approved the policy, which will add a penny-per-ounce general tax to sugary drinks. The tax is the strongest of its kind, and it is notably public health-oriented. It passed in spite of the opposition’s exorbitant spending to...