Brazil has been getting bashed in the global sports press for not making enough progress in constructing stadiums with the amenities FIFA likes to offer its fat cat supporters. But these critics miss half the point.
Instead of cutting needed programs, our leaders should take a close look at our unbalanced tax code and close the outrageous loopholes that allow the wealthiest individuals and corporations to skip out on paying their share.
Bill Backer, a creative director with Coca-Cola, was on a flight to London that was forced to land in Ireland due to heavy fog. The result of this diversion was one of the most popular and iconic ads ever created.
Is it too much to ask the FDA and the processed food companies for the same value to be placed on the lives of the American kids in their cost-benefit analyses as has been placed on the lives of kids in the UK?