A monthly reality-check on the issues Americans care about most. Host Warren Olney draws on his decades of experience to explore the people and issues shaping – and disrupting - our world. How did everything change so fast? Where are we headed? The conversations are informal, edgy and always informative. If Warren's asking, you want to know the answer.
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Professor Michael Pollan is a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine and former editor at Harpers, but is best known for his blockbuster books about food and agriculture: The Omnivore’s Dilemma, The Botany of Desire, and In Defense of Food. He sat down with former Mother Jones editor Deirdre English to talk about how he started on the food and agriculture beat, and how he's passing it on to younger journalists. Check out prior episodes of On Mic for more fascinating conversations with some of the world's best writers, journalists, and documentarians. This podcast is brought to you by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Technical facilities for the recording of our events are provided by the Jon Logan Family Foundation and the Reva and David Logan Foundation. Produced by Lacy Jane Roberts