Standing Rock

Decolonization (Ep. 32)

We can’t even talk about decolonizing our medicine until we talk about decolonizing our food.”¬† –Rupa Marya

On this edition of The Secret Ingredient hosts Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy talk with Dr. Rupa Marya. Marya teaches and practices medicine in San Francisco, she is also the lead singer with Rupa and The April Fishes.

Marya’s work with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in South Dakota during the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests¬†gave her insights into the impact of colonialism on the health of Native Americans and disenfranchised peoples all over the country. At the center of a clinic, she established on the Standing Rock reservation, is the kitchen.

 

 

Texas Standard: December 20, 2016

The assassination of a symbol of the old order. The rise of populist nationalism. Can history help us, or are we kidding ourselves? We’ll explore. Also events in the US, Turkey and Germany this week have millions turning to the past to help make sense of the future. A Texas-based scholar will try to help us make sense of the search for historic parallels. Plus deja vu in Corpus Christi. The latest water ban and by no means the first. As the taps reopen, out come the lawsuits and recriminations. We’ll have the latest. And charitable giving for political access. A Texas based group with ties to the future President comes under fire…those stories and a whole lot more, today on the Texas Standard: