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These Big Food Companies Get Failing Grades on Political Spending Transparency

A new index highlights how Tyson, Cargill, Coca-Cola, and others are largely failing to disclose what they spend on policy advocacy, donations, and research, and how their lobbying shapes public health and climate regulations.

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Dr. Robert Bullard: ‘We Don’t Have 40 Years’ to Fight for Climate Justice

The ‘father of environmental justice’ discusses the legacy of his work, how systemic racism in agriculture is tied to the larger injustices faced by Black and brown communities, and what brings him hope in this moment.

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Op-ed: The Revolutionary Power of Food

Sugar, salt, grapes, maguey, and more: This Fourth of July, let’s recognize the role food plays in igniting movements for justice and change around the world, and throughout history.

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Connecting Ranchers with Land Stewards Could Be Key to Less Disastrous Wildfires

In California and across the drought-parched West, programs are springing up to help goats, sheep, and cattle eat down the plants that would otherwise become fuel for wildfires.

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Civil Eats TV: Planting with Purpose at Urban Tilth

How Doria Robinson, the force behind the community-focused urban farm, transformed a ‘food desert’ into verdant farms, gardens, and open spaces in Richmond, California.

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