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In a world unraveled by COVID-19, the brutality of factory farming demands we rethink our relationship to animals.
On the lure of climate entrepreneurism.
Biodiversity should be maintained by using it, not by storing it under ice.
A rural town in Spain gives us a glimpse into the challenges we will face in a workless future.
David McDermott Hughes
On the cruelties the South doles out to animals, children, and black folks.
A tribute to one of the century’s great anthropologists and teachers.
Two men test their ethical and spiritual mettle by raising and slaughtering pigs.
Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey
It is impossible to divorce nature from human influence. Can that influence be democratic?
Genetically engineered foods are safe, but there are still good reasons to label them.
Why do our ideas about nutrition change so quickly?
Below the surface–and sometimes above it–a lot of today’s debates around immigration reform are about cultural assimilation.
Claude S. Fischer
Dole used a pesticide that rendered banana workers sterile. Why is it so hard to litigate?
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