The Food Problem in the United States.  NPR has a report on how rising food prices affects poor households in the US.  But many bloggers are unsympathetic because the family members are obese.  The "hunger problem" in the US is very different in nature from the hunger problem in sub-Saharan Africa.

posted July 19, 2008 at 2:20 p.m.


Population Growth and Cost of Contraception.

source:  http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/offbeat-news/worlds-most-expensive-places-to-have-sex/1405

posted July 19, 2008 at 8:30 a.m.


Privatizing Farms in Cuba.  Farmers can get up to 100 acres of unused government land in order to "boost sluggish food production."  (Also, Cuba privatizes taxis.)

posted July 19, 2008 at 8:10 a.m.