Thomas L. Knapp surveys the prospects of Maine's ranked choice voting experiment and looks forward to the data it will generate.
Experts discuss the complicated relationship between the science of sugar and the world of public policy.
Gary Taubes, author of <em>The Case Against Sugar</em>, reviews the troubled history of federal food guidelines and their relationship to obesity.
Stephan Guyenet says Americans can't blame government nutrition advice for their overconsumption of sugar.
Yoni Freedhoff says that the public policy debate about nutrition would benefit from a practical, clinical perspective.
Terence Kealey praises Gary Taubes for being willing to submit his nutritional theories to empirical testing.
Gary Taubes replies to his critics on the link between sugar and obesity, and on the link between government advice and overconsumption.