Collaborative Conversations: On Immigration: Immigrant Justice and Food System Sustainability
Collaborative Conversations is a series of community conversations, open to the public, faculty and students, centered on relevant issues of common interest, hosted by the College of Leadership & Public Service at Lipscomb University each fall.
The author traces Chavez's remarkable career as he conceived strategies that empowered the poor and vanquished California's powerful agriculture industry, and his later shift from inspirational leadership to a cult of personality, with tragic consequences for the union he had built.
Explains to the American consumer how their food system works and more importantly how it doesn't work. It also dishes up course after course of friendly advice gleaned from the cutting-edge laboratories, kitchens and courtrooms where the national food system is taking new shape. Anyone interested in knowing more about how their food makes it from field and farm to store and table will want the inside scoop on just how safe or unsafe that food may be.
The Pope exhorts the world to combat environmental degradation and its impact on the poor. In a stirring, clarion call that is not merely aimed at Catholic readers but rather at a wide, lay audience, the Pope cites the overwhelming scientific evidence of climate change, and does not hesitate to detail how it is the result of a historic level of unequal distribution of wealth.
This volume reprints the nearly two hundred pieces from Berry's earlier Collected Poems, together with the poems from his most recent collections: Entries, Given, and Leavings, to create an expanded compilation.
Twenty Hispanic American artists, scientists, athletes, activists and political leaders are profiled in this stunning picture book, complete with inspirational quotes and distinctive expressionist portraits. Includes Cesar Chavez.
These essays include literary criticism and meditations on problematic “improvements” to nature, the decline of farming communities, the dangers of constant technological innovation, the shortcomings of organized religion, and religion’s centrality in a proper moral economy.