Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Jason Irwin: Their Hands

All I remember were their hands holding me down: my mother’s father’s, a young nurse who gripped my left arm, and the doctor, who, before each prick into my skin, assured me it wasn’t a needle, just his finger.

October 15, 2020 · 4 Comments

Nathan Halverson: Toxic manure lagoons stir battle over Chinese-owned pigs in the US

What do China, its rapidly growing middle class and toxic manure lagoons in North Carolina have in common? Absolutely nothing. And even if they did, don’t mention it. So say … Continue reading

August 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Megan M. Draheim: No, Killing Coyotes Does Not Help Ranchers

There is no clear evidence that lethal control works to protect livestock. Few Americans probably know that their tax dollars paid to kill 76,859 coyotes in 2016. The responsible agency … Continue reading

July 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: “Glass Walls” by Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney became a vegetarian in 1975, thanks to his wife Linda, who campaigned for animal rights before it became fashionable and later wrote internationally bestselling vegetarian cookbooks. Decades later, … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

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