Jill Richardson

About Jill Richardson

OtherWords columnist Jill Richardson writes about food, agriculture, the environment, health, tolerance, and well-being. Currently pursuing a PhD in Sociology at University of Wisconsin-Madison, she’s the author of Recipe for America: Why Our Food System is Broken and What We Can Do to Fix It.

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Articles by Jill Richardson

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Imagine Our Economy as a Game of ‘Monopoly’

August 29, 2018 | If you set up the board game like our actual economy, the poorest players quickly run out of money and the rich run away with the game. It's unfair, boring, and exactly what happens in real life.

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Profiting Off Poison

August 15, 2018 | A court found that Monsanto knew its signature Roundup chemical could cause cancer, but sold it anyway.

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What Is Our Land For?

July 25, 2018 | Should we graze it, log it, drill it, and mine it? Or should we preserve it, study it, recreate in it, and revere it?

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Pride on the Inside

July 11, 2018 | Pride parades aren't just for those who are already out, but for others who aren't — perhaps not even to ourselves.

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