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Bioethicist Suggests Solution to the Food Crisis

Written by PETA | June 20, 2008

It’s a great day when the American Public Media radio show Marketplace diverts its gaze from the stock market to notice things like the food crisis—and an even better day when it invites Princeton University bioethicist Peter Singer to talk about something other than whether the Machiavellians among us should invest in corn futures.

Earlier this week, the man who is considered by many to be the father of the modern-day animal liberation movement (and author of Animal Liberation) argued that the solution to the food crisis is as close as our dinner plates. Giving props to PETA’s in vitro meat contest, Singer pointed out that environmental realities would force a change in the wasteful and inefficient meat-centered diet, whether we like it or not.

Listen to or read Singer’s commentary here.

Posted by Grace Freidan

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  • lynda downie says:

    What a nice surprise to see Marketplace do this show featuring Peter Singer! The comments too were encouragingmost people solidly for a vegan lifestyle.