Blog posts : "Food + Politics"

The Academic Boycott of Israel

In the past few months, the movement to enact an academic boycott of Israeli institutions has garnered increasing support, and, as a result greater attention by mainstream and right-wing politicians and organizations. Within the United States, the movement is led by USACBI - the U.S. Campaign for th…

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Zionism and the Olympics

The Munich Massacre

I have been following, admittedly not very closely, some of the critiques of the failure of the current Olympic Games to include a commemoration of the murder of 11 Olympic athletes at the Munich games 40 years ago, in 1972.  I am no expert on the events of 1972. The most I kn…

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My Vegan Anniversary

To celebrate my 11-year vegan anniversary, I watched the documentary Forks Over Knives this afternoon. As someone who spends a lot of time reading and thinking about vegan food and nutrition, there was little totally new information that I learned from the film but I always enjoy even more reasons t…

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