Anthropology / Everything Human

What’s the Cost of Quinoa?

Economics

  • Podcast

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    What’s the Cost of Quinoa?

    Many had hoped that quinoa production would lift farmers out of poverty and rehabilitate a war-torn nation—but the state of this seed remains uncertain.

  • Field Notes

    Frank stands at the site of his last job, which was at a chemical company.

    America’s Postindustrial Futures

    The current administration’s controversial “America First” trade policies have tapped into a pervasive feeling of abandonment across the postindustrial United States. But not all former factory workers are interested in reviving American industry.

  • Marketplace

  • Marketplace

    The Dream of the Green Hog Revolution

    Throughout North Carolina, more and more farmers are choosing to raise free-range pigs and sell pasture-fed pork. Will that solve the problems caused by industrial meat production?

  • Stranger Lands

    halloween history - Girl dressed in a Halloween costume for the celebration of Dia de los Muertos

    How Halloween Has Traveled the Globe

    Whether trick-or-treating in the United States or costume play celebrations in Japan, Allhallows Eve has taken many forms as its traditions travel the world.

  • Podcast

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    Closer to Home

    What can squatting—occupying otherwise unoccupied buildings without any title, right, or payment—teach us about how cities work?