Articles tagged with food-and-agriculture

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Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey

Two men test their ethical and spiritual mettle by raising and slaughtering pigs.

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Anne Fausto-Sterling

Why do our ideas about nutrition change so quickly?

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Susanna Bohme

Dole used a pesticide that rendered banana workers sterile. Why is it so hard to litigate?

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Dave Byrne

The Making of an American Folk Song

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Pamela Ronald

Genetically modified foods are safe for humans and pose no special environmental risk. Yet there are serious policy questions to consider.

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Vivian Gornick

The cause of Camus's native countrymen moved him, yet he yearned helplessly toward the European culture that had formed him.

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Jennifer Wheary

Thanks to dairy farmers, there is hope for a sustainable middle class in East Africa.

Sidney W. Mintz

A food anthropologst’s early love affair with Chinese cuisine.

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Edward Miguel

Progress in the world’s poorest region.

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Rachel Glennerster Michael Kremer

That people respond to the relative costs and returns of schooling might imply that the poor are optimizing the amount of school they invest in, as predicted in a simple economic model. But evidence suggests that reality is more complex.