Category Archives: Politics

Cooking With Refugees

This is a brilliant conceit: Vice finds people who have been refugees and has them talk about their experiences while they cook. In this video it’s a woman from Somalia who escaped the civil war by walking to Kenya. She and … Continue reading

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Diving for Scallops

The name of this video sounds so straight forward.  The reality is that this is a very moody, dark look at the risks and effort that go into diving for scallops.  The video focuses on one particular man who makes a … Continue reading

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The Surprisingly Dramatic Role of Nutrition on Mental Illness

This is amazing. I literally stumbled upon this while looking for videos on S Corps (exciting right?).  Clinical physiologist Julia Rucklidge has being studying the impact of micronutrients on mental illness and the results are stunning.  To be clear: micronutrients … Continue reading

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John Oliver on Food Waste

We live on the 14th floor of an apartment and I constantly bemoan the fact that we don’t compost.  I tried and have never made it work, in part because it requires me to take the “waste” so far to … Continue reading

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Urban Foraging: Eating and Growing Weeds in Berkeley

http://graphics8.nytimes.com/bcvideo/1.0/iframe/embed.html?videoId=100000003778858&playerType=embed First off can I just say: I love The Bay Area.  This video is split into two sections, the first part is a tour of urban Berkeley that Mark Bittman takes with 2 U C Berkeley professors: Phil Stark … Continue reading

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A Really Upsetting Video You Have To Watch (and yes it may change the way you eat)

Some of this is old news: factory farming is horrible, antibiotic resistance in humans is in large part due to the amount of antibiotics we give our animals because they are mostly brought up in such horrendous conditions and are … Continue reading

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VGEF Episode 13: San Diego

This is the last one of the season!  I have loved watching these and really hope they are picked up for a second season.

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