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Tag: Food and Agriculture

Raj Patel

The Global South will suffer the most as colonial legacies, climate change, and capitalism continue to plunge millions into hunger.

Lori Gruen, Alice Crary

The systems that harm animals go hand in hand with systems that harm humans. Combating them requires inter-species solidarity.

Max Haiven
With the invasion causing a global shortage of sunflower oil, palm oil is back on the rise. But the commodity’s bloody history is instructive of how global capitalism can and can’t be fixed.
Nate File
Inspired by the work of James and Grace Lee Boggs, many young Detroit activists are turning to forms of mutual aid to meet the needs of their communities.
Sidney W. Mintz
Sugar and fat in American eating. 
Pierre Bourdieu
Food, class, and culture in modern France.
Julia Child
The renowned cook appeared in our first ever issue from June 1975. Here she reviews a gastronomic history of American cooking, sings the praises of a recipe for pimiento custard spread, and details her obsession with all things corn.
Stephen Schmidt
From our Winter 1975 issue, a review of the noted cook’s new collection of recipes, her fiesty spirit, and why it took “such a woman to sell us Americans on the difficult, alien art of French cooking.” 
John R. Bowen
Food is becoming a target for anti-Islam politics.