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


Gender Studies at Hogwarts

June 14, 2017 | Writers like Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling could help socialize the next generation with a stroke of the pen.


Why Scientists Marched

April 26, 2017 | As a social scientist myself, I know what goes into a scientist's quest for knowledge and truth. This administration doesn't.


A Great Clucking Idea

April 19, 2017 | Austin has a quirky idea to reduce serious waste and taxpayer expense: paying residents to keep chickens.

American Hellscape

February 15, 2017 | Republicans are governing like their constituents don't breathe air or drink water.


Authoritarian Bumbling

February 8, 2017 | Trump's approach to government involves a small group of insiders throwing their weight around — and incompetently at that.