New on Utne Reader: September 2019
By The Editors
The Emergence of Neuroarchitecture, from Imagination Transforms Everything: Rewrite Your Life’s Story with Intentional Imagining by Andrea Kasprzak
Christianity and the Cult of Trump, from Burying White Privilege: Resurrecting a Badass Christianity by Miguel A. De La Torre
Expanded States of Consciousness for Healing and Growth, from Consciousness Medicine by Francoise Bourzat with Kristina Hunter
Water Bugs: A Story of Absolution, from Pandora’s Garden: Kudzu, Cockroaches, and Other Misfits of Ecology by Clinton Crockett Peters
Protecting the Champagnes of American Weed, from Craft Weed: Family Farming and the Future of the Marijuana Industry by Ryan Stoa
Facial Recognition Meets the Food Chain, from Food Routes: Growing Bananas in Iceland and Other Tales from the Logistics of Eating by Robyn Metcalfe
The Elimination of Fires in the United States
Follow the history of fire suppression in the United States and see how it became the norm in a country where periodic fires were common.
Structural Roots of Food System Inequalities
Take a look into the past, how the food pathways were carved out and the after effects consumers are still facing.
Can Blockchain be Used to Achieve Racial Equity?
Achieve racial equity through checks and balances a blockchain network provides by connecting everyone as nodes while still providing anonymity.