Nearly a Third of the World is Obese

A new study indicates that a third of the world’s population is obese. Since Americans make up about four and a half percent of the world’s population, I’m pretty sure we’re not responsible for all of this: The obesity epidemic is global: 2.1 billion people, or about 29% of the world’s population, were either overweight or obese in 2013, and nearly two out of three of the obese live in developing countries, according to a study released Thursday.   The prevalence of overweight Read more […]

How Obamacare Will Inevitably Raise Food Prices

One of the reasons conservatives try to conserve the status quo is because they recognize that there may be unintended consequences to change. Conservative policy is based on the modest idea that, up to this point, we have been able to survive (if not thrive) with the systems and procedures we have been using heretofore, so we should preserve them since we can’t be sure something else will in fact be better. This restraint holds countries back from the chaos of a perpetual revolution. I’m not Read more […]