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The 25 Most Dangerous People in Financial Media

Joshua M. Brown | Posted 08.18.2012 | Business
Joshua M. Brown

Dangerous in a good way -- these are the financial media players who are making things very difficult for the establishment to maintain the status quo.

Mayor Highlights Debilitating Disease With Call For Action

Posted 06.18.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg will announce Monday that June 18th will be known as Dystonia Call to Action Day. Never heard of Dystonia? That's the point. Dyston...

NYC Announces Redevelopment Deal For Area Near Mets Stadium

AP | Posted 06.15.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration has announced an agreement with a group of developers that includes the owners of t...

NYC Soda Ban's Legal Fight

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 08.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — If New York City bans big sodas, what's next on the list? Large slices of pizza? Double-scoop ice cream cones? Tubs of movie-theater ...

Regulating Obesity

Edward Flattau | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Many people responded indignantly to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed anti-obesity ban on large size sugary drinks. They contended tha...

Could Popcorn And Frappucinos Be Next?

Posted 06.13.2012 | New York

As Mayor Bloomberg's controversial proposal to ban large sugary drinks in New York City gains traction with the Board of Health, other highly caloric ...

Cracking Down On Enormous Soda Portions

Posted 06.08.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: If you’ve traveled abroad, you might have noticed that portion si...

NYC Health Commissioner Defends Soda Ban

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | New York

* Says limiting drink size sends a message * Ban won't limit freedom to drink sugary products-official * Industry defend...

Has Climate Denial Reached the Turning Point?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 08.07.2012 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

I would argue that Heartland's billboard was more than just a matter of living in a bubble: climate deniers are at a turning point. The oil industry and petroleum supporters are backed into a corner on the issue of climate change.

Saki Knafo

'Salad, What's That?' Bloomberg's Soda Ban And The South Bronx Food Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.07.2012 | New York

Every morning, thousands of trucks roll out of a giant produce market in the Bronx bearing loads of arugula, chicory, escarole, radicchio and just abo...

Nate C. Hindman

Bloomberg Soda Ban Blasted By New York Business Owners

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 06.06.2012 | Small Business

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to ban the sale of large sugary drinks at New York City eateries has some local business owners up in arms. "We're c...

Stalled 9/11 Museum Nearing Deal, Says Bloomberg

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Officials from both sides of a dispute that has slowed work at a Sept. 11 museum that is to tell the stories of the dead and provide ...

As a Diabetic Taking Insulin Twice a Day, I Believe Bloomberg Is Right About Soda Ban

Dominic Carter | Posted 08.05.2012 | New York
Dominic Carter

As a child, my friends and I would go to the corner store and purchase a small bag of potato chips and a soda. Back then, we had no clue as to why to soda tasted so good. I wish I could reverse all of these years.

First Lady Praises, Then Backs Away From, Bloomberg's Soda Ban Proposal

AP | NANCY BENAC | Posted 08.05.2012 | New York

WASHINGTON — First lady Michelle Obama says banning big servings of sugary drinks isn't anything she'd want to do at the federal level, but she ...

Ron Dicker

Meet The Mind Behind Those Notorious Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

Ad creator James Bowers works for a lobbyist nicknamed Dr. Evil. So perhaps it makes sense that Bowers has a wicked sense of humor. He wields it to sk...

Behind Super-Sized Sodas, a Deeper Danger

Sam Pizzigati | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Pizzigati

If we want to get serious about fighting obesity, public health researchers would like us to understand, we need to look at the social dynamics that drive our bad health behaviors. And the most powerful driver of that unhealthy behavior? That would be inequality.

Tobacco Front Group Takes Out Full-Page Ad Of Bloomberg In Drag

Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

The Center for Consumer Freedom gives NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg a dressing up -- and a dressing-down -- for his proposed ban on large sugary drinks....

Why New York City Should Ban Supersize Sugary Beverages

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Given the health consequences and enormous cost of our country's obesity epidemic, it is time to return eating less. And banning the large sizes of unhealthy sugar-sweetened beverages is a good place to begin.

What's Next For Bloomberg?

nymag.com | Posted 08.04.2012 | New York

Bloomberg has been casting about for his next job since about midway through his second term. In a sense, the third term was a stopgap, something to d...

Bloomberg's Soda Ban: Soda Today, Schmeers Tomorrow?

AP | ADAM GELLER | Posted 08.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Just how far would a government go to protect us from ourselves? In New York City – which already bans smoking in public parks...

Coke And McDonald's On Soda Ban: 'New Yorkers Deserve Better Than This'

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2012 | New York

* Coke says consumers already see calorie counts * McDonald's calls ban misguided * Bans in other places could follow By Martinne Gelle...

Defending Stop-And-Frisk, Bloomberg Slams Philadelphia's Crime Rate

Posted 05.25.2012 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg does not have kind words for the City of Brotherly Love. Responding to a New York Times editorial suggesting the NYPD fix stop-and-...

Saki Knafo

The After-School Crisis: What Mayor Bloomberg's Massive Cuts Could Mean For One Of The Most Highly Regarded After-School Programs In The Country

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.21.2012 | Education

Some of the poems were about love and some were about clouds, but what really mattered about the P.S. 63 poetry reading on Wednesday night was the tim...

John Rudolf

Federal Judge Slams NYPD Over Stop and Frisk, Opens Lawsuit to Millions

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

Opponents of the New York Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk program scored a major victory in court Wednesday, after a federal judge gr...

Bloomberg To Grads: Ignore Congress, Think Independently

Posted 05.13.2012 | College

New York City Major Michael Bloomberg powered past his disappointment after not receiving promised ice cream from Franklin and Marshall College Presid...