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Politics and The Green New Deal: Ben Lilliston

“The climate crisis is an emergency, it is a crisis and so we need to make major, major changes in our agriculture system.” Ben Lilliston is the Director of Climate Change and Rural strategies at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. He spoke with The Secret Ingredient team–Raj Patel, Tom Philpott, and Rebecca McInroy,…

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The Green New Deal for Agriculture: Jim Goodman and Raj Patel

“We need to change society so everybody can fit in and everyone can afford to live in a decarbonized society.” – Jim Goodman  In this episode of The Secret Ingredient host Raj Patel plays double-duty — he is not just a host, but joins Jim Goodman as a guest. The two discuss what A Green…

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Texas Standard: May 22, 2019

The biggest mental health bill of this legislative session killed. Then in literally the 11th hour, brought back to life. It was one of Governor Abbott’s top priorities in the aftermath of the school shooting at Santa Fe: a bill to connect children to mental health services. We’ll hear how it went down, and roared…

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Texas Standard: December 18, 2017

The GOP says it has enough votes in the Senate to pass its tax bill. The reason? What might be called a last minute Santa clause…The story today on the Texas Standard. When Katrina made landfall in 2005–more than a thousand guns disappeared in the chaos, reappearing in crimes years later. But after Harvey, the…

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Texas Standard: November 2, 2015

The real Red River Rivalry? A 90 thousand acre dispute between Texas farmers and the federal government. Also- You’ve heard of Fort Knox…could Fort Shiner be next? Texas pans for plans to repatriate what could be a up to billion in bullion. Plus- competition along the border as the numbers of Cubans rival Central Americans…

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