County

Tobacco Quit Line

Smoking Ban Proves Beneficial

Published on August 11th, 2012 | by Dean Baker

DATA PROVES BENEFIT FOR DELAWARE COUNTY Indoor Air Pollution Drops 86 Percent Following Implementation of Delaware County Ordinance MUNCIE, Ind. – A new study indicates that workers are breathing easier, as bars have dramatically lower levels of [&hellip... Read More


Culture

CAFO

Our Food System – CAFO Watch Conference

Published on August 6th, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

(Photo : John Klein/Ed Steinman/Lighthawk) It’s a Saturday morning in Middletown America and speakers from Maryland, Missouri, Michigan, and Illinois converge into a medium sized conference center to speak in front of a diverse group of [&hellip... Read More


Wellness

Wellness

What is Our “Personal Health Manifesto?”

Published on August 5th, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

One area where Muncie and Delaware County will experience the most dramatic changes is our health and wellness. Why? Muncie Voice has published numerous articles about our poor rankings in health and wellness. Based on comparable [&hellip... Read More


Culture

supermarket-beef

Big Meat Attacks “Meatless Mondays”

Published on July 29th, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

What a week for Big Meat and the politics surrounding a society trying to to move forward with social issues…while the chicken industry’s favorite bigots, Chick-Fil-A, was being outed in the media for supporting hate groups [&hellip... Read More


Business

wall-street

EconoMonitor: Great Leap Forward – Why We’re Screwed

Published on July 24th, 2012 | by Guest Writer

By L. Randall Wray, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Cross posted from Economonitor. As the Global Financial Crisis rumbles along in its fifth year, we read the latest revelations of bankster fraud, the [&hellip... Read More


Business

Gekko power: Michael Douglas in the 1987 role that epitomises greedy bankers

Public Ownership of Banks is the Solution

Published on July 22nd, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

What happens when the powerful become so powerful making regulation ineffective? Or, what happens when the rich and powerful know the difference between right and wrong, and still choose badly because there are no consequences? We [&hellip... Read More


Wellness

FOK at Kennedy

Forks Over Knives Raises Awareness About Health

Published on July 15th, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

Muncie Voice was happy to co-host the first viewing of Forks Over Knives in the Muncie, Indiana area with the Muncie Public Library. As highlighted in previous articles, Forks Over Knives is the critically acclaimed food [&hellip... Read More


Wellness

ChooseMyPlate

10 Nutrition Tips from MyPlate

Published on July 7th, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

Muncie Voice has been asked to be a Community Partner in the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion Network. One of our goals is to promote a healthier lifestyle for citizens of this community since our [&hellip... Read More


Culture

Dr. Colin Campbell at his childhood farm

Forks Over Knives Viewing in Muncie on July 14th

Published on July 3rd, 2012 | by Todd Smekens

One of the goals at Muncie Voice is to share progressive and alternative views with the citizens in our community. The vegan lifestyle has been receiving much attention in the past several years. According to the [&hellip... Read More


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