1. How the Rich Starved the World – When “going green” takes food from the starving
2. Weekly Food Expenditures for Families Around the World [based on the book, Hungry Planet] – $1.23 feeds a family in Chad for a week. My medium coffee this afternoon was $1.29
3. Reviving the Ration Card – Import tax cuts, government subsidies, and cash transfers to feed poorer countries. It’s like upper division macroeconomics all over again.
Change in Equilibrium Price
5. Objects on Your Plate May Be Smaller Than They Appear – Given the historical portion sizes of, say, The Cheesecake Factory and Claim Jumper, downsizing as a result of increased food costs is a problem…how?
7. 10 Meals on $10 – Not so surprisingly, AllRecipes has to keep “updating” these recipes because the price of food keeps going up.
And the Rest
8. When Bananas Ruled the World – When “Banana Republic” wasn’t a mass-cessible fashionably conservative clothing store
10. Arby’s Owner Buying Wendy’s in All-stock Deal – curious about the deal, but even more curious about the possibility of a Frosty with my Beef n’ Cheddar
11. Cooking Mama Apron – Want.
12. Relative Investment: What if You’d Had $100,000 to Spend in 1998? – Bottom line: buy a piano.