Category: History

Are the USDA dietary guidelines inherently racist?

Dr. Milton Mills has provided testimony to the USDA Dietary Guidelines Committee on multiple occasions. He also co-authored the 1999 Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) report on Racism in the Dietary Guidelines. As the 2020 guideline recommendations were being drafted, we checked in with Dr. Mills on how these may, either unwittingly or intentionally, have a racist effect on nonwhite populations.

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The Golden Rule

Today, Golden Rule Day, is a good time to remember and reflect on how the Golden Rule gives you and every other thoughtful human being the basic ethical tools with which to build a new, brighter, and better world.

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