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Connections: Would curbing meat consumption make for good political policy?

In the past week, it appears that national Democrats might make a plan to curb meat consumption part of their platform. It started with a leaked FAQ page from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and her Green New Deal plan. The FAQ included language about the path to ending the consumption of cows.

Meanwhile, Senator Cory Booker, who is vegan, has said the world can’t afford to keep eating meat. The GOP is already planning to run on the idea that Democrats “want to take away your hamburgers.” 

Our guests discuss whether the possible move is good policy material and is politically wise. Our guests:

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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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