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A sustainable food system: Rosie Boycott, chair of the London Food Board and adviser to the Mayor of London

Rosie Boycott describes a sustainable system as “One that could guarantee that everyone on the planet has reliable physical, social and economic access to sufficient safe and nutritious food and that meets their dietary needs for an active and healthy life”. 790 more words

Food Security

Alexandria Police Department’s K9 Stryker to Receive Body Armor | News Release | City of Alexandria

Alexandria Police Department’s K9 Stryker will receive a ballistic and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. 288 more words

Dispatched

Action group pressures FOS over 'vested interest'

The FOS Action Group,  plans to petition the government to launch a review into the Financial Ombudsman Service, saying the body had vested interests in the “institutions that fund it”. 17 more words

FOS

"the toxic effects of obsessive standardisation"

Two correspondents with noteworthy conflicts of interest have objected to Drs Hartzband and Groopman’s earlier opinion criticising Taylorism in medicine. Many medical leaders remain slow to catch on about “the toxic effects of obsessive standardisation”. 

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Bureaucracy

Serious Obstacles to Chinese President Xi’s Economical Reform

China’s loose money policy in the first quarter has brought about some economic growth so that Zhang Gaoli, the Politburo Standing Committee (PSC) member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in charge of economy, is optimistic and said in a public conference late March, “From the numbers, I expect kai men hong (good start at the beginning of the year) in the first quarter. 919 more words

With reference to the foregoing ...

It is a truism that no-one ever gave advice contrary to their own interests. I’ve looked for a disinterested-while-informed individual discovering it to be an oxymoron: why should the disinterested inform themselves? 175 more words