Stories by Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta has written for dozens of publications including the Washington Post, the Nation and the Guardian. He is the author of Bacon as a Weapon of Mass Destruction: A Junk-Food-Loving Chef’s Inquiry into Taste (The New Press). subscribe to Arun Gupta's feed

Posted on: Jun 12, 2017, Source: Raw Story

The alt-right movement is growing, and it has the backing of police and the White House.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2017, Source: Yes! Magazine

Throughout the Pacific Northwest, over a million people have registered opposition to energy exports.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: Raw Story

Trump announced before a packed house of employees and news media that more than 1,100 jobs would stay in the Carrier plant.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2016, Source: Raw Story

Not one other professional election handicapper records the seismic shift in Trump’s chances that FiveThirtyEight does.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2016, Source: In These Times

Burgerville has cultivated a loyal following by emphasizing fresh, local food, combined with sustainable business practices.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2016, Source: Raw Story

Claimed he was justified in pulling his gun and threatening to shoot the crowd of unarmed protesters.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Branding fruits and vegetables like soda and chips will only spread kids' bad eating habits.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2015, Source: TeleSur

The problem isn’t that we have too little oil. We have too much and are cooking the planet with it.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

New research shows just how disturbing labor conditions at Foxconn, the "Chinese hell factory," really are.

Posted on: May 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Walmart will turn organic food into another low-cost input that shortchanges consumers, workers and the environment for a fast buck.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: YES! Magazine

Junk food may have captured the American palate, but a few simple ingredients and techniques can win it back.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2013, Source: Salon

The singer is named "creative director" of Bud Lite Platinum, one of many recent pop icons signing up with promoting big business.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2012, Source: The Progressive

Romney offers an easy-to-grasp explanation that speaks to white anxiety about the future.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Protests in Tampa and Charlotte have been swarmed by police and enveloped in surveillance.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2012, Source: The Guardian

It's impossible to satisfy all rights, every time, everywhere.

Posted on: May 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Is the government unleashing the same methods of entrapment against OWS that it has used against left movements and Muslim-Americans?

Posted on: May 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How will the 99% Spring impact the Occupy Movement?

Posted on: Feb 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

New research goes beyond the New York Times to show just how disturbing labor conditions at Foxconn, the "Chinese hell factory," really are.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2011, Source: Salon

Protesters around the country have been cleared out of their occupied public spaces, but some of the smaller occupations could hold lessons for next steps.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet

With the spread of political occupations to all 50 states today, lessons can be gleaned from past occupations for a movement that shows no signs of going away.