Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind: What Stock

Ashton Fandel Throwing stuff away” is an activity that the U.S. population engages with in a borderline institutional regimen. As Humes (2012) frames the issue, “It turns out our contemporary economy, not to mention the current incarnation of the American Dream, is inextricably linked to an endless, accelerating accumulation of trash. The purchases that drive [...]

The Case for The Right to Bring My Own Cup

Helen Yip is an undergraduate student studying Society & Environment at UC Berkeley. Recently, Berkeley City Council has unanimously passed a first-of-its-kind ordinance to attack the use of disposable plastics. This ambitious piece of legislation would ban restaurants from using disposable food and beverage containers for on-site dining, charge a tax of 25 cents for [...]