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Just the Facts

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Infographic: Michael Pollan Says Home Cooking Might be the Single Best Way to Improve Your Health Infographic: Michael Pollan Says Home Cooking Might be the Single Best Way to Improve Your Health
by Doug Pibel
We spend less time in the kitchen than ever. But cooking could be an important solution to our public health crisis.
Infographic: Your Stuff’s Not As Cheap As You Think It Is Infographic: Your Stuff’s Not As Cheap As You Think It Is
by Doug Pibel, Katrina Rabeler
What do we really trade for all of the cheap stuff we buy?
 Just the Facts: What's So Good About Co-ops? Just the Facts: What's So Good About Co-ops?
Why support the co-ops in your community? The benefits might be further-reaching than you think.
To Save Our Ecosystems, Stop Overloading Them To Save Our Ecosystems, Stop Overloading Them
by Doug Pibel, Madeline Ostrander
Left alone, natural systems keep nitrogen, carbon, and other key ingredients of life balanced.
Make the Connections: Poverty, Obesity, and Diabetes Make the Connections: Poverty, Obesity, and Diabetes
by Doug Pibel
How to fight diabetes with better policy—and cut your own diabetes risk by 93 percent.
We’ve Got Some Big Houses—That We Could Share We’ve Got Some Big Houses—That We Could Share
by Doug Pibel
Just 60 years ago, the average American had 291 square feet of living space. Now it’s close to 1,000 square feet. Have we changed our needs that much? Or just our wants?
By the Numbers: The Myth of the Overtaxed Corporation By the Numbers: The Myth of the Overtaxed Corporation
by Doug Pibel
For corporations, paying for tax breaks is still the best investment around.
Just the Facts: It's a Locking-People-Up Problem Just the Facts: It's a Locking-People-Up Problem
by Robert Mellinger, Doug Pibel
The American problem with mass incarceration is less about crime than it is about how—and who—we lock up.
Just the Facts: Should We Eat Animals? Just the Facts: Should We Eat Animals?
by Alyssa B. Johnson
We can feed the world and still eat meat—but only a little bit.
Just the Facts :: Who Is Family Now? Just the Facts :: Who Is Family Now?
by Alyssa B. Johnson
Mixed-race couples, single parents–they're all part of the new "normal."
Just the Facts :: Why Build Resilience? Just the Facts :: Why Build Resilience?
by Kelly Shea
Why build resilience now? Because here's what we can't rely on ...
Just the Facts :: Water Edition Just the Facts :: Water Edition
16 astonishing, sobering, and hopeful water facts.
Just the Facts :: Water Footprints Just the Facts :: Water Footprints
by Berit Anderson
How much water do we use? More than any other country, it turns out. And we could save a lot.
Just the Facts: Race-Based Economics Just the Facts: Race-Based Economics
by Doug Pibel
We've made meaningful progress toward embracing our cultural diversity in the United States. But we've got a long way to go before we clean up the economic fallout from years of institutional racism.
Just the Facts :: Why we can’t go back to the     old economy Just the Facts :: Why we can’t go back to the old economy
by Kim Eckart, Doug Pibel, Laura Kaliebe
We’re manufacturing money, not goods.
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