Tag Archives: Michael Pollan

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

In an effort to save a few dollars, and the soul of our daughter, we canceled our basic cable subscription a few months ago. I miss Turner Classic Movies, but, other than that, I don’t have any regrets. l catch local news at the gym, and the few network shows I do watch, like Caprica […]

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Michael Pollan: “suddenly the health insurers will have an interest in your health”

Food writer Michael Pollan, the man responsible for “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” visited the Daily Show yesterday, where he had the following exchange with Jon Stewart: Pollan: I think we need to recognize that cheap food has a very high cost. In terms of health. In terms of the environment. And that cost is getting paid […]

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Agribusiness over academic freedom

I just received the following from an organization called Food Democracy Now, and I thought that some of you might find it of interest. Make a Call for Academic Freedom Last week, Washington State University announced that it was pulling Michael Pollan’s best-selling book The Omnivore’s Dilemma from its required Common Reading Program for all […]

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