Karen Ross is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and a dialogue practitioner/trainer. Her applied and scholarly work focus on issues at the nexus of grassroots activism, education, and social change.
Marcia D. Mundt is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Public Policy and Public Affairs at the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts-Boston. She is also a current USIP Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar and Fulbright-Hays Fellow researching deliberative democracy and its impacts on peacebuilding in Central America.
"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”