WEB EXCLUSIVE—How do communities overcome local food issues like food deserts and big-box grocery stores?
As author Raj Patel explains, the rise in food policy councils can have a major impact on the availability of healthy, fresh food — from establishing farmers markets to sanctioning plots for local gardens to building support for junk food bans.
Web Exclusive—There may be no such thing as a free lunch but, for millions of schoolchildren, there is a free healthy breakfast every day that goes uneaten.
As Share Our Strength founder Bill Shore explains, the free breakfast program could do wonders for underprivileged children, ensuring they get a healthy start to their day. The problem is getting kids to school early enough to take advantage of it, but one pilot program in Los Angeles appears to be working.
WEB EXCLUSIVE—Lifestyle changes that rely on diet, exercise, stress management, and social well-being—without drugs and surgery—could be the future of medicine.
WEB EXCLUSIVE—California has long been at the front of the pack when it comes to pushing progressive legislation. But come Nov. 6, one of three states might steal that crown.
WEB EXCLUSIVE – Sun Microsystems co-founder and venture capitalist Vinod Khosla says alternative energy programs don’t require heavy government support. A sustainable-energy investor, he points to his own ventures in alternative oil refining and says programs in most other countries receive no government aid.
WEB EXCLUSIVE – Dr. Peter Diamandis, founder of the innovative X Prize Foundation, explains how Singularity University brings together corporate and nonprofit leaders to discover solutions that will positively affect more than a billion people. And as Diamandis explains, these solutions can also end up being attractive to the bottom line and inherently sustainable.
WEB EXCLUSIVE – We asked our Facebook and Twitter followers: “What question would you ask Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX?”
WEB EXCLUSIVE—In just our first few episodes of “The Gavin Newsom Show,” we’ve been lucky to host a number of America’s top innovators, particularly in the tech world. Sergey Brin and Marissa Mayer bring their unique perspective from Google, one of Silicon Valley’s most successful companies, and one that has learned well from its mistakes.
WEB EXCLUSIVE—It might be hard to find two Hollywood directors with more divergent styles than Oliver Stone and Adam Shankman. Stone is a legend for making films that dramatize heavy issues—the Vietnam War in “Platoon” and “Born on the 4th of July,” government secrecy in “JFK,” and the drug war in his latest, “Savages”.