consumption

Soda tax generates millions of profits for the city

 04/24/2017 - 15:31
Philadelphia is the first city in the United States to implement a tax on sugary drinks.

[OP-ED]: Are living standards truly stagnant?

 04/13/2017 - 08:14
A causa del aumento de la desigualdad, muchos norteamericanos “se sienten peor ... incluso cuando su consumo material de bienes esté aumentando.” O quizás sea la decepción. La gente obtuvo menos de lo que esperaba, y el ritmo del cambio fue tan lento que pareció un estancamiento.
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It may turn out that the widespread belief that most Americans’ incomes have stagnated for years is, well, false or at least overstated.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 8:00am
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The rise in inequality may make Americans “feel worse ... even if their material goods consumption is rising.” Or maybe it’s just disappointment. People got less than they expected, and the pace of change was so slow that it seemed like stagnation.

Trump creates commission to seek solutions to opiate addiction epidemic

 03/30/2017 - 03:09
US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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As part of his anti-drug strategy, Trump is defending the construction of the controversial wall along the border with Mexico and increasing deportations to expel drug traffickers and criminals.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:00am
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EFE
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US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Changing Tortillas for Bread

 03/21/2017 - 04:40
A Mexican Bakery. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons
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Wheat consumption is growing in Mexico, with thousands of bakeries offering artisan bread

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:30am
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AL DIA News
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A Mexican Bakery. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

Sexual Alternatives have concerned a certain community

 03/17/2017 - 10:25
The Tacony Music Hall will host academic, social and artistic activities that revolve around the understanding and inclusion of different ways of exercising sexuality.

Collective seeks to open center in Northeast Philadelphia, where people and communities whose sexual practices are considered unconventional are welcome.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 8:15pm
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Edwin López Moya
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The Tacony Music Hall will host academic, social and artistic activities that revolve around the understanding and inclusion of different ways of exercising sexuality.