A coalition of contractors and construction laborers march and rally outside the Barclays Center construction site to protest Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards development in Brooklyn, New York on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. Organizers say Ratner's promise of contracts and jobs for community residents have not been kept.
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Neil deMause, a journalist based in Brooklyn, New York, is a contributing editor to City Limits, a senior editor for Baseball Prospectus and the co-author, with Joanna Cagan, of Field of Schemes.
Originally published on Fri August 5, 2011 8:35 am
Salt is a delicious devil ingrained in our diets, with implications for taste and health. Cutting back on salt is a challenge, even for the youngest eaters, it turns out, because processed foods contain so much of the stuff.
People walk by graffiti showing an arrow pointing at a man, who represents the government, and a hand beating him over the head with a spatula that reads in Arabic "Tahrir" at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, July 23, 2011.
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Ursula Lindsey is a journalist based in Cairo. She contributes to The Arabist blog.