Hope: Frances Moore Lappé
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by Rebecca McInroy, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
“[Hope] is a key source of energy to enable us to seek solutions together.” -Frances Moore Lappé Hope is different from faith in that we need to act in hope as opposed to just having faith that everything will be okay. But in acting, when it comes to food, we are doing so and operating in a system where we know too much about food and the pesticides in our food system, the inequity, and injustice. So how can we have hope and what is hope? For the ancient Greeks, “Hope” was a type of self-deception; one of the evils of Pandora’s box. To the Christians, it was one of the 3 virtues. Kant asked ..read more
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Guam
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by Rebecca McInroy, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
“We’re fighting for a worldview. We’re fighting for a different version of what it means to be human on the planet. We’re fighting for a different version of what just relations look like between the human and non-human world.” –Julian Aguon Guam is the secret ingredient for our conversation with indigenous human rights lawyer and author of The Properties of Perpetual Light, Julian Aguon. In his book, Aguon takes us on a dreamlike journey past the horrors and indignation of his colonized home to illuminate the beauty, the generative ecosystem, and indigenous knowledge that can quite literally ..read more
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Each Others: Rita Valencia and Charlotte Sáenz
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by Rebecca McInroy, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
“How do we build these understandings from a decolonial, antiracist and antipatriarchal basis? How do we build real solidarity bridges that do not replicate patronising structures of power? How can we learn and build with those who have resisted and re(x)isted, in order to open new imaginaries to heal mother earth, the other, and ourselves?” Rita Valencia and Charlotte Sáenz These are just some of the questions we explore with Rita Valencia and Charlotte Sáenz on this edition of The Secret Ingredient with Raj Patel, Tom Philpott, and Rebecca McInroy. Rita Valencia has been working for several ..read more
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COVID-19 Series: Rob Wallace
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by Miles Bloxson, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
The Secret Ingredient with KUT’s Rebecca McInroy, Raj Patel author of A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, and food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones, Tom Philpott welcome back Rob Wallace an evolutionary biologist for his take on the link between global outbreaks of infectious disease and global agriculture. Rob Wallace is the author of Big Farms Make Big Flu: Dispatches on Infectious Disease, Agribusiness, and the Nature of Science ..read more
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Politics and The Green New Deal: Ben Lilliston
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by Miles Bloxson, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
“The climate crisis is an emergency, it is a crisis and so we need to make major, major changes in our agriculture system.” Ben Lilliston is the Director of Climate Change and Rural strategies at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. He spoke with The Secret Ingredient team–Raj Patel, Tom Philpott, and Rebecca McInroy, about how the Green New Deal came about what has to happen in order for the GND to become a reality ..read more
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The Green New Deal for Agriculture: Jim Goodman and Raj Patel
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by Miles Bloxson, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
“We need to change society so everybody can fit in and everyone can afford to live in a decarbonized society.” – Jim Goodman  In this episode of The Secret Ingredient host Raj Patel plays double-duty — he is not just a host, but joins Jim Goodman as a guest. The two discuss what A Green New Deal for Agriculture could look like with the rest of  The Secret Ingredient team–Tom Philpott, and Rebecca McInroy. Jim Goodman is an organic dairy farmer in Wisconsin and board member of Family Farm Defenders. He also blogs for the National Family Farm Coalition.   ..read more
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The Green New Deal in Texas: Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez
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by Miles Bloxson, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
Explore the future of the Green New Deal and what it means for Texas with Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez. Tzintzún is challenging John Cornyn for the 2020 US Senate seat for the State of Texas. She is the Co-founder of the Workers Defense Project and Jolt, and she talked with The Secret Ingredient team–Raj Patel, Tom Philpott, and Rebecca McInroy, about what a GND could mean for oil and agricultural workers in Texas, what running for Senate means to her as a woman of color, and much more ..read more
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Social Movement: Naomi Klein
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by Miles Bloxson, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
The Secret Ingredient with KUT’s Rebecca McInroy, Raj Patel, author of A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, and food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones, Tom Philpott explore the future of the Green New Deal with  Naomi Klein, author of “On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal ..read more
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TSI Live: The Green New Deal
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by Jack Anderson, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
The Secret Ingredient with KUT’s Rebecca McInroy, Raj Patel, author of A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, and food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones, Tom Philpott to talk about what the Green New Deal is, what it could mean for the future of agriculture, and what it will take to revive this plan in an effort to save the planet ..read more
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Trailer: Season 3–The Green New Deal
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by Miles Bloxson, KUT & KUTX Studios, Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy
1y ago
Season 3 of The Secret Ingredient will focus on The Green New Deal (GND). Listen this season as Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy discuss the future of agriculture, climate change, economic inequality and what it will take to create The Green New Deal in an effort to save the planet ..read more
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