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Hunger in the Heart of Empire: Pellagra in the United States
Within many Americans' lifetimes, the United States saw a 40-year epidemic of malnutrition that killed a hundreds thousand of its own citizens. Most of us have forgotten pellagra. But American farmers and their lobbyists remember- and they remember that hunger is good business.
Eating ugly food won't save the world
This article explores how consumers' understanding of food waste is shaped by advertising- not reality.
Are Trump’s Immigration Policies Literally Making Us Sick?
Upton Sinclair got it right a century ago: we can't have a food system that abuses workers and good food. This article explores links between farm workers' and consumers' interests today, in the form of immigration crackdowns and repeated outbreaks in labor-intensive lettuce crops.
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