David Roberts’ top 20.5 parting insights

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David Roberts has done a masterful job in summing up the state of affairs as regards climate change and public policy. Not sure if I agree with every point, but it’s impressive to be so succinct and insightful through a medium such as Twitter. Hope he has a good year off. Here are my favorites: […]















People’s Grocery: Nourishing Food and Transformation

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Inequitable access to healthy food is a symptom of larger structural injustices such as racism, poverty, lack of community control and representation in local government and organizations, inequity in housing and healthcare, and ecological degradation. via Food for Body, Food for Thought, Food for Justice: People’s Grocery in Oakland, California.















Small Is Beautiful: Urban vs. Rural

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I read an article from the Guardian that asked “Which is greener urban or rural living?” Treehugger also picked up the conversation, and the consensus seemed to be that urban life was clearly greener. In the city you often don’t need a car. You live in smaller housing units in tall buildings that take up […]















Subversive Capitalism

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I have a dream. It’s not a new dream. My dream is to grow food in the city, in unexpected places and make a living doing it. However, my dream is more than that. I don’t want to just make a living. I want to make a change. So, I want to grow food in […]