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Episode 1078

The future of meat / The evangelical mind / Guns on El Paso

Oct 1 2019

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Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft

On the frontier of meat, and the future of capitalism,

Writer and historian Benjamin Aldes Wurgraft looks to the future(s) of lab-grown meat and finds in its many possibilities our present day conversations and conflicts around growth, capitalism, ecology, animal welfare, consumer choice, time, technology, agriculture and energy.

Benjamin is author of Meat Planet: Artificial Flesh and the Future of Food from University of California Press.