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Reading Time: 10 minutes Nutrition Transition

Nutrition Transition and Obesity: How the Food Industry Changes Cities

By painting a bigger picture of how nutrition transition affects cities, we can peel back the layers of urban food industries and look at how accessibility to food, the role of socio-economic standing, and the mechanization of food production can make communities more obese.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Humboldt Forum

Humboldt Forum: Urban Vice or Virtue in the Heart of Berlin

As it inches closer to inauguration, the Humboldt Forum has become a flash point for Berliners' frustration with the inability of the German government to address its history with colonialism and the implications of urban development in Berlin.