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BODY POLITICS AROUND THE WORLD

When it comes to body size, what seems clear is that most cultures have a strong opinion, but few agree on the “ideal.”

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A HISTORY OF SLOW FOOD

By on October 1, 2010 in Food Category

The Slow Food movement began on the Spanish Steps in Rome in 1986 when groups of angry Italians, brandishing bowls of penne, protested the opening of a McDonald’s franchise near the historical monument.

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STAY STRONG, LOOK GOOD

By on October 1, 2010 in Health & Fitness Category

The desire to look and feel good, and keep the body healthy, is no new phenomenon.

From Greek weightlifters to Indian Sadhu’s, the desire to exercise has waxed and waned throughout all of human history.

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INJUSTICE FOR ALL

By on October 1, 2010 in Africa Category

Incarceration without a trial. Rampant corruption among staff. Uncontrolled spread of deadly disease. Overcrowding of cells. Extreme scarcity of food. Welcome to the prisons of Africa.

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THE CUP RUNNETH OVER

By on September 1, 2010 in Africa Category

Sixteen years after apartheid, South Africa remains a country with vast problems.

But this summer, as the host country for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa’s progress was broadcast for the entire world to see.

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