Worth reading: Child agriculture deaths, SNAP reductions, and a post-antibiotics future

By | 2013-11-22T13:39:20+00:00 November 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

A few of the recent pieces I’ve liked:

Mariya Strauss in The Nation: Regulations Are Killed, and Kids Die: Under pressure, the Obama administration withdrew rules barring young laborers from dangerous work—a decision with grave consequences for several families.

Maryn McKenna in Medium: Imagining the Post-Antibiotics Future: After 85 years, antibiotics are growing impotent. So what will medicine, agriculture and everyday life look like if we lose these drugs entirely?

Rachel Pearson in the Texas Observer: Texas’ Other Death Penalty: A Galveston medical student describes life and death in the so-called safety net

David Raether in Priceonomics: What It’s Like to Fail

Katy Waldman in Slate: Meat is the First Thing to Go: What it’s like to have your food stamps cut

Joseph Stiglitz at the New York Times Opinionator blog: The Insanity of Our Food Policy

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Liz Borkowski
Liz Borkowski, MPH is the managing editor of the journal Women's Health Issues and a researcher at the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. Her blog posts are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of her employer.

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