Team of Allies: Obama’s Second Term Cabinet

After the undeniably historic 2008 election, newly-elected Barack Obama looked to the lessons of history to shape his own cabinet. Following his nomination fight with Hillary Clinton, Obama said in an interview with Joe Klein of Vanity Fair that, if elected, he would model his own administration after the legendary...

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America’s Manufactured Obesity Crisis

America’s Manufactured Obesity Crisis

Earlier this month, Katherine Flegal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association finding that the one third of Americans who are overweight have a slightly lower risk of death than normal weight individuals. The response, from both academics and...

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