Cows, Corn, and Crap

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC 3007

The food system—from fertilizer manufacturing to production and distribution to food waste in landfills—is responsible for 25 - 30% of anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  Agriculture is also uniquely threatened by climate change.  As a result, there is growing consensus that the food system—what we eat and how we grow it—requires major change in order to protect our health, […]

Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness

Harvard Law School, Wasserstein Hall, WCC 3007

  Join us for a talk with Trevor Hoppe, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University at Albany, SUNY, on his book, Punishing Disease: HIV and the criminalization of sickness. The book examines how and why U.S. policymakers and public health systems have adopted coercive and punitive responses to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. It also looks […]

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