In her superb article in The [F]law, “Land is a bank account: A journey into the polluted heart(land) of American agriculture,” Liz Turner tries to work through the troubling implications of a boom in farmland investment, only to find American
Undercover investigators uncover cruel conditions at factory farms every year. But the agricultural industry is fighting back. Jeremiah Scanlan investigates what is happening in Iowa in the battle over what the public has a right to know about the food
Chickens raised for food are an important part of most Americans’ daily lives—in the United States alone, over 9 billion chickens are slaughtered every year. Yet the chicken industry causes immense suffering to both the animals and humans involved.
This paper seeks to contextualize the history of corporations by revealing its ties to slavery and the cotton industry in the early nineteenth century. By revealing the ways corporations legitimized racial hierarchies, we better equip ourselves to addressing modern-day instances
Unhealthy diets are extremely common in America, and they directly affect people’s health and wellbeing. Most people assume that poor diets are driven entirely by poor choices, but this narrative does not adequately account for the role of “Big Food”—the