Christopher D. Cook is the author of Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis (New Press). His writing on food politics and other issues has appeared in Harper’s, Mother Jones, The Economist, the Los Angeles Times, The Nation, and elsewhere. Contact him through ChristopherDCook.com. Check out "Harvesting Profits," his latest essay on the roots of food crisis.
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Saturday, May 27, 2017
Fiscal Fightback: Trump's Budget Could Ignite Progressive Uprising
President Trump’s budget proposal —a fiscal assault on everything other than rich people and the military—could prove to be progressives’ ultimate trump card. With its deep cuts to vital programs and protections for low-income and working-class people, including Trump’s own voters, it lays bare the...