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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Getting Past Gingrich

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

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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.