Intermarché launched the Inglorious Fruits&Vegetables, a film, print, poster and radio campaign, celebrating the beauty of the Grotesque Apple, the Ridiculous Potato, the Hideous Orange, the Failed Lemon, the Disfigured Eggplant, the Ugly Carrot, and the Unfortunate Clementine.
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Marty Reinhardt talks about the Decolonizing Diet Project that the NMU Center for Native American Studies is researching and implementing. http://decolonizingdietproject.blogspot.com/
Tsedeye Gebreselassie from “The National Employment Law Project,” joins Joy Reid to discuss the fight for better working wages for fast food worker. Watch here. The Reid Report 05/15/14
The Laura Flanders show streams from GRITtv.org. What role did economic cooperation play in the civil rights movement? As it turns out, a huge one. This forgotten history is the focus of Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard’s recent book Collective Courage: … Continue reading
A group of urban farmers in a lower-income Brooklyn neighborhood has taken on the community’s lack of access to healthy food.
Young people all over Puerto Rico are heading back to the land and starting organic farms up in the mountains, growing everything from coffee to kale. Listen here.
Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International Executive Director, discusses the politics of climate change and the urgency of environmental activism.
USDA data tells us that 22.7 percent of children under the age of six are living in food insecure households. Almost a quarter of young children in the U.S. could suffer these lifelong impacts. This becomes especially noticeable upon arrival … Continue reading
Bill Moyers speaks with David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz, two public health historians, and Richard Lemen, the director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, about the U.S. vinyl chloride industry’s attempts to cover up scientific research with … Continue reading
One Night in Bhopal is a BBC documentary film about the chemical and gas disaster that took place in Bhopal, India in 1984.
Jimmy Doherty is on a mission to find out if GM crops really can feed the world. To find the answers, Jimmy is on a journey that will take him from the soy plantations of Argentina to the Amish farms … Continue reading
Seeds of Death, an award-winning documentary, exposes the lies about GMOs and pulls back the curtains to witness our planet’s future if Big Agriculture’s new green revolution becomes our dominant food supply.
Repost from NPR. “Apple has announced that its suppliers are no longer using the mineral tantalum sourced from conflict regions.” Read and listen here.
Repost from the New York Times. This video investigates Germany’s current struggle to shift from brown coal to renewable energy.
In Detroit, demolition crews are planning to tear down 10,000 residential buildings over the next four years that the city has deemed dangerous.But as old structures are coming down, the city is redefining itself in other ways. An estimated 20 … Continue reading