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Christopher D. Cook

Christopher D. Cook

Christopher D. Cook is an award-winning journalist and author of "Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis" (2006). Cook has written for Common Dreams, Harper's, The Economist, Mother Jones, The Christian Science Monitor, and elsewhere. See more of his work at www.christopherdcook.com.


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Banks Worldwide Must End Funding of Factory Farms to Halt Climate Damage

Public development banks are directly undermining UN and Paris climate goals by channeling billions of taxpayer dollars into multinational meat corporations.

Kari Hamerschlag ·


Biden Has Abandoned His Covid Worker Safety Pledge

Biden's much-anticipated workplace safety rule excludes most workers—and some in the labor movement are not happy.

Christopher D. Cook ·


Healthy School Meals are Essential for Kids and the Planet

With public health being paramount, we must prioritize the nourishment and long-term health of all children. 

Kari Hamerschlag ·


Republicans Are Now the Party of Lawlessness and Disorder

There really is no debating that Trump incited a deadly insurrection riot, no more so than we might debate that the earth is round. And the pending vote to convict or acquit will make clear exactly what the GOP has become.

Christopher D. Cook ·


We Must Not Allow Violent Pro-Trump Insurrection to Usher in New Anti-Protest Laws

The tools we create in response to the January 6 insurrection will be used to tamp down mass protest from the left.

Christopher D. Cook ·


Biden’s Agriculture Secretary: Heitkamp Is the Wrong Choice

We cannot afford an old-school agriculture secretary who maintains today’s disastrous status quo when the job calls for a bold change agent.

Kari Hamerschlag ·


Trump Is the Anti-Worker President

Despite the "populist" myth, Trump has decimated workers' rights and protections.

Christopher D. Cook ·


Why the Left Must Choose Biden

It's not about fundamental change—it’s about saving lives and the planet.

Christopher D. Cook ·

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