On the Newsstand:Food

/ July 25, 2013 12:07 am

Biting into the Aesthetics of Food Culture

In a world of caged chickens and mad cows, food fascism helps us cope with our own moral confusion.

/ January 10, 2013 3:56 pm

The Real Burden of Our Young Generations

The United States needs to address the issue of hunger for it to succeed as a nation.

/ October 27, 2012 9:24 pm

A New Kind of Paternalism

In a nation of turkey sandwich delinquents and Coca-Cola felons, at what point can we admit that healthier choices are no longer choices at all?

/ May 3, 2012 12:18 pm

No Escape

China's North Korean Repatriation Policy

and / March 20, 2012 2:06 am

Placing Our Order: America’s Next Farm Bill

Thinking through the farm bill more carefully.

and / March 20, 2012 1:55 am

Bye, Bye Miss American Pie: America’s Food Culture

How America's multifaceted food culture affects health and the environment

/ March 20, 2012 1:10 am

Politics of Food

What we can learn from food movements

/ March 19, 2012 8:50 pm

You Are What You Eat

At the HPR, we believe that politics, broadly construed, touches and shapes every human endeavor. And, of course, few are more basic than eating.

/ March 4, 2012 11:16 pm

The Way We Eat Now

Though we often treat eating as a joyless obstacle, being social during meals is especially important to our college experience and the development of good relationships.

/ March 25, 2011 10:42 am

Beatrice Walton on Health and Food Availability

With few healthy options for reasonable prices, it is no wonder that those with low incomes find it difficult to avoid sugary foods and the risks associated, explains Beatrice Walton for the Harvard Political Review. The main issue is availability, a particular problem in Boston, which “ranks third from the bottom nationally in terms of having enough supermarkets with adequate ... Read More

/ March 24, 2011 10:09 am

Harvard Talks Politics: March 26, 2011

Harvard Talks Politics is your guide to the best online political content Harvard has to offer.

/ June 1, 2010 11:57 am

Slimming Down America

To combat obesity and improve America’s health, change the food industry

/ May 17, 2010 11:58 pm

Who Gets to Give Aid?

American faith-based organizations and the politics of belief

/ April 20, 2010 2:18 pm

E.U.: Vacationing a Human Right

In a bold step intended to reduce poverty, the European Union will soon be providing some of the Continent’s poorest citizens with subsidized plane tickets and hotel rooms. The Toronto-based National Post reported on Monday that the European Union has declared traveling for tourism a human right, and is launching a scheme to subsidize vacations with taxpayer money for those ... Read More

/ April 1, 2010 3:08 pm

A Follow-Up to the Calorie Cop Post

This is a response to Max and Cathy, which got a little long for the comments section in the original post. Max, I agree with you that government subsidies for corn and sugar are bad. However, whereas you say that “the food industry” is “majorly dysfunctional,” I would argue that federal food policy is majorly dysfunctional.  Moreover, I can agree ... Read More

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