Videos

Michael Pollan on The Daily Show

Michael Pollan wants Americans to recognize that cheap food comes with a high cost to their health and the environment.

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The Botany of Desire on PBS

Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world — seen from the plants’ point of view.

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Food, Inc.

In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA.

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Michael Pollan on Bill Maher

Michael Pollan, the author of “In Defense Of Food,” and also in the documentary movie “Food Inc.” to be released June 12th, 2009 speaks with Bill Maher about our food supply.

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Michael Pollan on The Colbert Report

Michael Pollan advises that the best food to eat is anything with less than five ingredients in it.

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Michael Pollan at the Long Now Foundation

Farming has become an occupation and cultural force of the past. Michael Pollan’s talk promoted the premise — and hope — that farming can become an occupation and force of the future. In the past century American farmers were given the assignment to produce lots of calories cheaply, and they did. They became the most productive humans on earth. A single farmer in Iowa could feed 150 of his neighbors. That is a true modern miracle.

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Michael Pollan on PBS’s Bill Moyers Journal

Bill Moyers sits down with Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley, to discuss what direction the U.S. should pursue in the often-overlooked question of food policy.

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Michael Pollan at Google’s Zeitgeist Forum

Larry Brilliant, then executive director of Google.org, interviews Hugh Grant, Chairman, President and CEO, Monsanto, Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism, UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism and Sonal Shah, Director, Global Development Initiatives, Google.org.

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Authors@Google: Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan visits Google’s Mountain View, CA, headquarters to discuss his book, “In Defense of Food,” as part of the Authors@Google series.

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Michael Pollan at TED

What if human consciousness isn’t the end-all and be-all of Darwinism? What if we are all just pawns in corn’s clever strategy game to rule the Earth? Author Michael Pollan asks us to see the world from a plant’s-eye view.

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