Posts tagged Policy and Activism
Ending settler colonialism to reclaim food justice and sovereignty (interview with Rosalinda Guillen of Community to Community)

On this podcast episode, Rosalinda sheds light on how settler colonialism continues to play out in our food system today; how the lack of work authorization for undocumented farm workers impacts labor standards; how food justice is related to immigration issues; and more.

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Using litigation and the courts to protect human health and our planet (interview with Abbie Dillen of Earthjustice)

On this podcast episode, hear about the implication of nature's place within society based on the values the United States was founded on; how litigation can support the environmental movement; how environmental policies, laws, and regulations differ and how we can get involved in them; and more.

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Transcending national interests to collaborate as one world on climate action (interview with Shyla Raghav of Conservation International)

Hear about how competition for power, economic status, and technological advancement between countries impact our ability to collaborate on climate mitigation; what "422pm" means and how we can meaningfully lower greenhouse gases through nature-based solutions; and more.

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Empowering farmers of color and dismantling racism in the food system

Leah sheds light on the impact of colonialism on soil health around the world; how the oppression of Black and Indigenous people-of-color in the United States has affected farmland ownership and continued, institutionalized injustice; how we can take action to support racial justice in food production; and more. 

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Balancing frustration with knowing that patience and positivity can better spark change

Hear about how the media coverage of sustainability evolved over the last decade, how we can continue to support its presence in mainstream narratives, what it was that instilled in us this idea that living sustainably is all about sacrificing rather than about gaining things that can truly enrich our lives, and more.

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Inspiring a more mindful, positive, and health-promoting narrative in the media

Renee talks about what we can learn from the modeling and fashion industries to help us accelerate our progress towards a healthier future, how we can be more mindful of the role privilege plays in sustainable living, and more.

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Shifting our mindset on money to embrace the social good it can be used to support

Devin shares how we can shift our money mindset to be unafraid to work with it so that we can better use it for good; how do the issues of disease, poverty, and climate change relate to one another; and more.

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