Censoring How We Teach the Past Threatens our Present and Future; and Understanding Food Waste and Climate Change in a Global System

Featuring Special Guests Dr. David Goldfield and Mirna Wabi-Sabi

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Censoring How We Teach the Past Threatens our Present and Future; and Understanding Food Waste and Climate Change in a Global System
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This week on the Project Censored Show, Eleanor and Mickey begin the hour in conversation with esteemed historian Dr. David Goldfield, who is a long-time academic and author who has just recently been asked by publishers to censor some of the shocking and uncomfortable aspects of his work so as to not “offend anyone.” As he puts it, if you offend no one, you teach no one. Eleanor, Mickey and David highlight the importance of never censoring the past, lest we distort our present, and thereby condemn our future to one built on falsehoods. In the second half of the show, Eleanor is joined by journalist Mirna Wabi-Sabi to discuss food waste as a colonialist and capitalist paradigm…moving beyond the argument for individual responsibility for climate change and incorporating global systems in our understanding of both the problem, and indeed, the solution.

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