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Whole Hoods

Can Whole Foods serve Southside Chicago’s soul?

Whole Foods is breaking ground in Southside Chicago, but can it also break down issues of gentrification and discrimination?

Shell yeah!

Bust out the LEGOs! The toymaker cut its ties with Big Oil

After Greenpeace released a video campaign starring tiny, drowning plastic fishermen, LEGO is letting go of its contract with Shell oil.

Climate & Energy

Naomi Klein says climate activists need to get comfortable attacking capitalism

Klein dropped by the Grist office to chat with David Roberts about her new book, "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate."

Climate & Energy

311,000 climate protesters marched in New York. What’s next?

Climate marchers are likely to be putting their shoulders behind these causes and projects in the wake of September's mass event.

Food

Which protein is lighter on the land, chicken or cheese?

A reader is trying to fromage an opinion on protein. Umbra helps him poulet his head out of the dairy air.

Climate & Energy

Will Andrew Cuomo oppose fracking after getting a scare from Zephyr Teachout?

The governor of New York lost more votes than expected to a progressive primary challenger who tapped into the energy of the anti-fracking movement.

Business & Technology

This fracking company wants to end breast cancer — wait, what?

One thousand Passionately Pink® drill bits headed to a fracking site near you.

Cities

East Coasters, prepare for three decades of epic flooding

In the time it takes to pay a mortgage, East Coast cities will be swamped. Yikes.

Climate & Energy

Oil exec is “sick and tired” of minorities telling her what she can eat

Charlotte Lucas, cofounder and executive vice president of Lucas Oil Products, spilled some pretty nasty feelings on Facebook recently.

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