Posts tagged "HBO The Weight of the Nation"

Transportation Bill Anxiety and Bicycling's Need for Another Alternative

On days like today, I’m thankful for each and every bicycling advocacy organization in the US. Cycling advocacy is more than getting the word out about the benefits of bicycling – it involves lobbying Congress and pouring through hundreds of pages of legislative reports to determine if and how funds can be secured to complete... Read more »

Weight of the Nation: Controversy, Confusion and Conflation

In yesterday morning’s post I posed a single question; does anybody care about the “obesity epidemic” highlighted in HBO’s Weight of the Nation documentary. By last night, I was answering nearly a dozen replies to a post that I considered to be merely a fishing expedition.  The majority of commenters were people who really did... Read more »

Weight of the Nation: Does Anybody Care?

Weight of the Nation: Does Anybody Care?
One week after HBO premiered its documentary, Weight of the Nation, there is a dearth of commentary on this 4-part series.  Has anyone out there taken the time to watch this? I wrote about this last week.  It was my hope to engage readers in a discussion about our country’s obesity epidemic and HBO’s handling... Read more »
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Weight of the Nation: Confronting America's Obesity Epidemic

Weight of the Nation: Confronting America's Obesity Epidemic
Last night I had the opportunity to watch HBO’s latest documentary The Weight of the Nation.  I highly recommend it to anyone who is concerned about our nation’s growing obesity epidemic. I don’t envy the documentarians who faced the daunting task of presenting this complex problem to the American people.  Where does one start to... Read more »