Nathanael Johnson
Election Guide ★ 2016

How to fix our food policy: A recipe for candidates

The way we eat has a tremendous impact on the world. Let's serve up sustainable solutions.

He'll sign it

Congress sends GMO-labeling bill to Obama’s desk

The bill would make labeling mandatory nationwide.

Food

Just how unhealthy are farm subsidies?

We’re not talking about the health of the planet this time — we’re talking about you.

Food

Congress pledges billions to the world’s small farmers

Forget the GMO-labeling bill. Here's one that matters.

Business & Technology

Senate passes GMO-labeling bill

Partisans on both sides hate it.

Food

Advertising to kids isn’t good, it’s grrreat!

A bit of marketing from Brian Broccoli and Suzy Sweetpea drives kids to the salad bar.

Politics

The crazy true story of how George W. Bush secretly tried to raise the gas tax

Turns out that when Dubyah called for the country to kick its oil addiction, he meant it. But then things got messy.

IPOP pops

The group that was supposed to make palm oil sustainable just disappeared

Environmentalists pushed companies to sign up for the Indonesia Palm Oil Pledge — but now it’s gone.

Conan the Vegetarian

Arnold Schwarzenegger is here to terminate your hamburger addiction

Schwarzenegger and James Cameron team up to curb meat eating.