Monthly Archives: February 2015

Alternative Agrifood, as a Social Movement, as a Community of Practice and as One Voice

Between scares of salmonella on spinach, talk of an obesity epidemic among the nation’s children, migrant farmworker rights protests, and controversy concerning what constitutes a nutritious school lunch, the public is becoming more and more aware of the complexity and … Continue reading

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Faith Communities and Food Security: A Match Made in Heaven?

  Food insecurity in one of the world’s richest and most productive nations is a reality and constitutes a social injustice that many Americans are working to eradicate. Those seeking to assist come from all sectors, with their efforts taking … Continue reading

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Public vs. Private Good: How Neoliberalism has Changed the Role of Higher Education and Created Issues of Access

During the past year, I have participated in several classes that have caused me to take a step back and think about my own framing assumptions and how they influence how I see the world generally and subjects in my … Continue reading

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The “Ban the Box” social movement and what it says about local power

The effects of arrest, conviction, and incarceration go beyond overcrowded prisons and negative psychological effects. Such “collateral consequences” include voter disenfranchisement for people with felony convictions, registration requirements for those found guilty of sex offenses, and employment discrimination through disclosure … Continue reading

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