Stories by Christopher D. Cook

Christopher D. Cook is the author of Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis. He has written for Harper’s, the Economist, Mother Jones, Los Angeles Times and Christian Science Monitor. See more of his work at www.christopherdcook.com. subscribe to Christopher D. Cook's feed

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017, Source: The Progressive

Trump and Republicans are pushing a radical Heritage-style agenda that could deliver immediate and long-term harm to workers and unions across the United States—including millions of those who helped elect Trump.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Fifteen groups oppose the award to Gene Lee, CEO of Darden, the world's largest restaurant company.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There is a dissonance between the lack of public debate on food issues and the food industry’s well-heeled presence in politics.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2015, Source: Salon

Chicken is seen as cheap protein and convenient food. But the labor practices and "killing line" are horrifying.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2015, Source: Shareable

Amid government crackdown, seed libraries expand biodiversity and food access.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Lee family is one instance of a twin tsunami hitting San Francisco communities: soaring evictions and skyrocketing rents.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2013, Source: The Progressive

Industry sponsors the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' conferences, co-brands educational materials and designs curriculum used to certify registered dietitians.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A new measure up for a vote in one of America's liberal bastions would make it illegal for homeless people to sit or lie on the sidewalk.