Entries from March 2013

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Marching in the face of status

Over spring break I joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in the last legs of their celebration of the New Day for farm workers, the 200-mile March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food. According to their website: The CIW is a community-based organization of mainly Latino, Mayan Indian and Haitian immigrants working in low-wage jobs [...]

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Liberal libertarian vegetarians?

Have government subsidies in agriculture driven our food system in a failing direction? Should raw milk be legal? Do people have the right to know what’s in their food? If you answered yes to these questions, you are probably a supporter of the food movement. You also have a fair amount in common with Libertarians. [...]