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MarkBittman

Food Columnist Bittman Finds Enthusiastic Reception for Taxing Junk Food on MSNBC's 'Dylan Ratigan'

New York Times food writer and junk food sin-tax advocate Mark Bittman took to the August 2 edition of MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan show as part of his promotional tour for Bad Food? Tax It. He found a ...

CBS Promotes Taxing 'Fattening, Non-Nutritious' Food

CBS's Michelle Miller leaned towards supporters of taxing junk food on Tuesday's Early Show, playing three sound bites from them and none from opponents. Miller only made one vague reference to ...

Times Food Writer Mark Bittman Wants Big Government to 'Fix' Your Diet with Higher Taxes

Mark Bittman: "That 'other force' should be the federal government, fulfilling its role as an agent of the public good and establishing a bold national fix....public health is the role of the ...

Times Watch Quotes of Note: Stop Spending Cuts or People Will 'Starve to Death'

Plus: Pulitzer Prize-winning economics writer David Leonhardt has a brilliant solution to all budget problems: Tax hikes. And "Mr. Obama knows his hoops."

Stop Spending Cuts or People Will 'Starve to Death'

Plus, check out Pulitzer Prize-winning economics writer David Leonhardt's simple solution to budget woes: Raise taxes. And "Mr. Obama knows his hoops."

Privileged Food Writer Mark Bittman Blames 'Unregulated Capitalism and Greed,' Bush, Reagan Tax Cuts for U.S. Hunger

Wealthy Times food writer Mark Bittman revels in his college-level leftism: "Some (or much) of both of these last two stem from unregulated capitalism and greed.Well this is really to call ...

Food Writer Mark Bittman: People Will 'Starve to Death' Under House Budget

Bittman, who also writes food-related news stories for the Times, unleashed a vicious attack on fiscal conservatives on Wednesday's op-ed page: "These supposedly deficit-reducing cuts - they'd ...

Times' Food-Hostile Food Writer Sees Vegetarianism as Solution to Everything

Mark Bittman sees a bleak future for global food needs: "Mr. Cribb is reporting on the fate of a planet whose resources have, in the last 200 years, been carelessly, even ruthlessly exploited for ...

Soda = Big Tobacco, According to No-Fun NYT Food Writer Mark Bittman

In addition some copy editor at the Times has a puritanical relationship with snacks: To help dam the river of sugared drinks that Americans pour into ever-fatter bodies each year, some suggest a ...

Meat Is Murder - Or at Least Manslaughter

Mark Bittman: "Grain, meat and even energy are roped together in a way that could have dire results....If those trends continue, meat may become a treat rather than a routine. It won't be ...
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