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What Has the Vaccine Rollout Been Like for Restaurant Workers?

Cities across the country have struggled with the speed, efficiency, and equity of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout. This episode examines the logistics, workplace politics, and questions of ...

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One Year Later: Audio Diaries from the First Frightening Weeks of Shutdown

As we mark the one-year anniversary of the pandemic, now is a time to reflect on what we've endured. The audio I'm sharing today was collected in those first weeks of the pandemic, when r...

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Why Are Undocumented Workers On Hunger Strike?

Undocumented and formerly incarcerated Americans have been left out of federal pandemic relief payments. New York is home to about half a million undocumented residents, many of whom are ...

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Looking back at the year of the pandemic

For the past year, we’ve produced more than thirty episodes of Tech Bites remotely, focusing on the innovations of the food, tech, and restaurant communities during the Coronavirus pandem...

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Why Did Essential Workers Strike at Hunts Point?

Hunts Point is the country’s largest wholesale produce market and it’s in the South Bronx. Workers there voted to strike on Sunday, January 17th. This past Saturday, after six days on the...

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What is the State of Restaurants?

Restaurant owner, chef, and HRN host Eli Sussman gives us an overview of the current state of US restaurants and the challenges they are facing.

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Talking future and covid with Mike Lee of Alpha food labs

Mike Lee is the co-founder of Alpha Food labs and the future market. He spends his time thinking about innovation in the food world and the future of food. Mike had the Coronavirus in Mar...

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How Can Eaters and Restaurants Have a Safe Thanksgiving?

Due to the increasing number of covid cases across the US, the CDC has recommended that people celebrate the holiday with people in their own households. This means, the best advice is to...

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Does COVID-19 Make a Stronger Argument for Universal School Lunch?

Last month, FERN.org (The Food and Environment Reporting Network) reported that “school meal programs have lost more than $483 million so far during the pandemic.” What exactly is going o...

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