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Meatonomics: Free Talk & Book Signing

Meatonomics is a new book by David Simon. VegNews called it "Riveting"... John Robbins said "Spectacularly Important"... Publishers Weekly assessed it as “provocative and persuasive.” and the Huffington Post says it is “superbly researched,” and “deserves a prime spot in the library of everyone who cares about the politics of food.”

Join author David Robinson Simon for an eye-opening, fact-filled discussion about MEATONOMICS (Conari Press, 2013). It’s the first book to explore the unseen economic forces that drive our animal food system and the strange ways these forces affect our spending, eating, health, prosperity, and longevity.

One startling revelation is that consumers have largely lost the ability to decide for ourselves what – and how much – to eat. Instead, those decisions are made for us by meat and dairy producers who control our buying choices with artificially low prices, misleading messaging, and heavy control over legislation and regulation. Discover what makes this bizarre system tick and how it can be fixed.

This event is free and open to all; please invite anyone you think may be interested.

David Robinson Simon is a lawyer and advocate for sustainable consumption. He works as general counsel for a healthcare company and serves on the board of the APRL Fund, a non-profit dedicated to protecting animals. David received his B.A. from U.C. Berkeley and his J.D. from the University of Southern California.

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  • Dave S.

    Hi all, thanks again for attending this talk and book signing. If you've had a chance to read the book, I’d be very grateful if you could write a quick, short review for Amazon. It’s easy to do and takes only a couple of minutes. You can post your review here:

    If you haven’t yet had a chance to read Meatonomics but would like to, you can buy it on Amazon at a 25% discount or read sample chapters here:


    1 · September 17, 2013

    • Don R.

      Will write a review after reading your book, David. Thanks again for your terrific presentation! Heard many positive comments about it and about your book. Please stay in touch. Would love to have you do a talk and signing for the Earthsave group in Owings Mills sometime if you will are in the neighborhood. You might like to join a real active Facebook group that I host called Earth Friendly Food Choices. We have over 3500 members. https://www.facebook.c...­

      1 · September 17, 2013

    • Dave S.

      Great, thanks Don! Glad to hear people enjoyed it. I joined the Facebook group too.

      1 · September 17, 2013

  • Don R.

    David Simon's talk was excellent! I look forward to using David's book "Meatonomics" as a wonderful new resource. Here's a good, brief video clip of David talking about his new book.

    2 · September 12, 2013

  • Susan K.

    Very interesting, I enjoyed this very much.

    1 · September 12, 2013

    • Don R.

      Yes, me too!

      September 12, 2013

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