Will Changes in Meat Consumption Redefine the U.S. Food System?
In 2018, the average American is predicted to eat over 200 pounds of meat. But will changes in the type of meat we eat have an effect on our greater food system?
Waymo and the Morality of Self-Driving Cars
A future of self-driving cars seems closer than ever. But will our cars be designed to make ethical decisions for us?
Diversity in Children's Books: A White Author's Quandary (Part II)
This post originally appeared September 29, 2015. In Part One of this two-part post on the moral importance of providing children with diverse books, I concluded that white authors need to write about non-white characters, or else they gravely falsify the “reality” presented in their stories. We don’t live in an all-white world. We don’t … Continue reading "Diversity in Children’s Books: A White Author’s Quandary (Part II)"
Diversity in Children's Books: A White Author's Quandary (Part I)
This post originally appeared September 22, 2015. For the first time in census history, the majority of children living in the United States are now children of color. But the vast majority of children living within the pages of American children’s books are white. According to the Cooperative Children’s Book Center of the University of … Continue reading "Diversity in Children’s Books: A White Author’s Quandary (Part I)"