Sweet Mother of Deception -- Sugar Industry Lessons for the Learning Professional

OMG. If you haven't heard, the sugar industry engaged in a sophisticated plot to manipulate the public into believing that saturated fat was the enemy of good health--NOT sugar. They were completely successful in capturing the narrative, so much so that they likely caused millions of deaths, complications from diabetes, illnesses due to obesity, cancer and heart disease, and more.

For articles on this blatantly immoral activity: New York Times, Stat -- Frontiers of Health and Medicine

Of course, this kind of behavior happens over and over.

The great recession found malfeasance within the banking industry. The tobacco industry famously tried to claim smoking wasn't harmful. The oil and gas industry has fought global warming warnings for years.

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