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Fake News is More Real Than Ever

Originally published in Newsday by Will Coggin on April 1, 2019: There’s a cutting-edge trend in video development with promising — and alarming — implications. This double-edge sword is…
Posted April 1, 2019 at 3:04 pm

Study: Vegan Diet Won’t Stop Global Warming

Anti-meat groups like PETA and the Humane Society of the United States (not affiliated with your local pet shelter) claim that people need to go vegan to save…
Posted April 1, 2019 at 9:03 am

CNN Left With Egg on Face Over Nutrition Study

Memo to the media: When it comes to reporting on nutrition and health studies, it’s important to walk on eggshells. A recent story published by CNN exaggerated a study with…
Posted March 26, 2019 at 11:11 am

Dairy: A Case Study for Fake Meat

Originally published in Drovers by Will Coggin on March 22, 2019: To say that history often repeats itself is an understatement when it comes to the plant-based…
Posted March 22, 2019 at 2:59 pm

‘Meatless Mondays’ Don’t Fight Climate Change or Boost Kids’ Health

Originally published in the New York Post by Will Coggin on March 18, 2019: Having a case of the Mondays just got much worse for students in New York…
Posted March 18, 2019 at 2:50 pm

California’s Nanny State Targets Food, Clothing

Originally published in the Orange County Register by Will Coggin on March 5, 2019: Only 6 percent of Californians are below the age of 5, but some state legislators…
Posted March 5, 2019 at 2:38 pm

Cow Flatulence is Not a Global Climate Threat

Originally published in the Bakersfield Californian by Will Coggin on March 2, 2019: The Green New Deal recently introduced in Congress signals a new political focus on climate change.
Posted March 2, 2019 at 2:32 pm

California Considers “Soda Control”

Lawmakers from the (not-so) Golden State want to crack down on a supposed menace to society: people drinking soda. And they’re considering five measures ranging from fines to…
Posted February 26, 2019 at 4:26 pm

Someone Please Handcuff the Global ‘Food Police’

Originally published in the Washington Examiner by Will Coggin on January 30, 2019: Is food the new tobacco? Most people would recognize the obvious difference. But a new report…
Posted January 30, 2019 at 2:25 pm

Philadelphia’s Soda Tax Is a Business-Killer

Readers know we have railed against soda taxes—including the one in Philadelphia— as disproportionately harming the poorest among us. But there’s another group hurt by the tax:…
Posted January 9, 2019 at 5:37 pm