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Catherine Long

Catherine Long is a senior strategic communications consultant specializing in public affairs and risk assessment. Her professional experience includes the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors with experience in the US as well as Europe, MENA, eastern and southern Africa, and the UK. She holds a doctorate in Political Science, focused on Political Economy and Public Policy, as well as a Master of Public Health.

A railroad worker enjoys a sandwich and bottle of milk during his lunch break, circa 1950

Mother’s—and Others’—Milk

Said to bestow strength and beauty, to purify body and soul, and to yield success and happiness, milk’s image is as adulterated as the liquid itself.