For decades, the government steered millions away from whole milk

by Peter Whoriskey U.S. dietary guidelines have long recommended that people steer clear of whole milk, and for decades, Americans have obeyed. Whole milk sales shrunk. It was banned from school lunch programs. Purchases of low-fat dairy climbed. "Replace whole milk and full-fat milk products with fat-free or low-fat choices," says the the Dietary Guidelines for […]

There’s no such thing as a city that has run out of room

by Emily Badger LAST month, in response to the news that Detroit's white population is now growing for the first time in decades, with the number of residents surging in particular downtown, a local radio station paused to ask: "Is Detroit big enough for everyone?" It was an odd question, given that the city's population […]