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Viewpoints features essays and interviews by the Center for a Livable Future’s staff, faculty, fellows and other affiliates. These opinions are opinions—not  representations of the Center’s priorities, activities or stances.


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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries, Reducing Food Waste

Women, the World Wars and the Meatless Campaigns

Eating more vegetables and less meat became patriotic during the war.

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Food Policy & Governance

Food Policy Councils: Is There a Best Structure?

FPCs of all organizational types are converging around similar concepts and sharing similar language to discuss the food system.

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Food Systems & Climate Change, Food Animal Production, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

When Replacing Meat, Some Foods Do Less Harm than Others

Is almond milk better than cow's milk? How does a processed bean burger compare to grass-fed beef?

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Food Policy & Governance, Food Animal Production

Food Systems Advocacy in Rural America: Don’t Say Environment

There are words Mark Winne won't use when working in rural regions: “justice” and “equity” are two of them.

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Food Policy & Governance, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

A Red State Rejects the Right to Farm

Oklahoma elected a right-wing presidential candidate who has promised to do away with environmental regulations, while simultaneously voting to uphold current regulations on farming and ranching.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Can Kids Go Vegan?

Children are not little adults. They have special nutrition needs for growth and development.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Eating Less Meat May Help Your Gut

Our gut microbiome plays a complicated and important role in many aspects of our health.

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Food Animal Production, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Edible Insects: Ethics, Efficiency, and the Vegan Dilemma

How did I, a vegan of over five years, find myself eating mealworms and crickets?

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Remembering Sid Mintz

I am one of many who called Sid Mintz a friend.

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Ralph Loglisci 1971-2016

Ralph was a hale fellow well met.

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