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


A War on Science, Morals, and Law

December 12, 2018 | Many "scientific" questions are more accurately considered moral questions. The Trump administration's approach to the environment fails on both counts.


Getting Past Gingrich

November 7, 2018 | I'm ready for a Congress that doesn't prioritize hate speech and obstructionism over good governance.


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.