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About lhysjulien

Liam Hysjulien is a graduate student in sociology at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. His areas of study are Food Systems Theory, food sustainability, food policies, and urban agricultural projects. Please send questions, comments, or concerns to liamhaiotb@gmail.com

The Revolution Will Be Edible: Occupy Wall Street; the Arab Spring, No Bread, No Peace

By Liam Hysjulien “let’s get together and get some land raise our food like the man save our money like the mob put up the fight, own the job”                         –James Brown Last February, World Bank President Robert Zoellick noted … Continue reading

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The Coming Crisis of Op-Ed Food: Plenty of Plenty in the New Food Plutocracy

By Liam Hysjulien [This piece was originally published in Truthout.] As food prices, both in this country and abroad, continue their steady ascent, the amount we should pay for food remains a contested issue. In a February 21, 2011, Huffington … Continue reading

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The Coming Crisis of Global Food: Sneak Peek into Future Food Projects

By Liam Hysjulien While there is not enough time in the day to write about all of the current food problems—especially the upcoming global food crisis—I would like to provide two snippets of my recent writing on food (expected to … Continue reading

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The Coming Crisis of Op-Ed Food: The Cheapness of Eating Expensively

By Liam Hysjulien In a study last year by Professors Dan Ariely and Micahel L. Norton aptly titled “Building A Better America—One Wealth Quintile At A Time,” we learned that Americans have little concept of the median income in this … Continue reading

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The Coming Crisis of Global Food: A Break from The Crisis with W. Berry

By Liam Hysjulien While I had already begun writing a piece on the looming 2011 food crisis, in lieu of my birthday, I decided to shelve it for this month.  Instead, I felt the words of Wendell Berry offered more … Continue reading

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The Coming Crisis of Op-Ed Food: What Class Says About Food (or the Poverty of Food Theory)

By Liam Hysjulien It’s hard to get behind any food movement (if they can even be categorized as such) these days.   While I tend to eat healthy—spending roughly a third of my income (which as a graduate student isn’t very … Continue reading

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“What You Ought To Know”

The Coming Crisis of Future Food Prices:  “No End In Sight” By Liam Hysjulien In a new series, As It Ought To Be will be providing semimonthly updates on different topics ranging from literature to food policies. A recent study … Continue reading

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