Thursday, September 19, 2019

Tag: agriculture

Women get a voice in conventional agriculture

HarvestHER seeks to recognize the important role that females have played in the male-dominated harvesting industry and establish a community for well-being.

Standing Rock medic bus is now a traveling decolonized pharmacy

These Native herbalists are doing more than just healing sore muscles.

Why care about undocumented immigrants? For one thing, they’ve become vital...

These workers play vital roles in the U.S. economy, erecting American buildings, picking American apples and grapes, and taking care of American babies. Oh, and paying American taxes.

House passes farm bill – ‘rewards mega-agribusinesses and Wall Street,’ not...

"The GOP Farm Bill is a disaster for people and the planet."

Bayer, Monsanto acquisition a go

On June 7 "one of the world's largest pesticide producers will be combined with the world's largest seed company."

European Commission gives green light to Bayer-Monsanto merger

"The coming together of these two is a marriage made in hell – bad for farmers, bad for consumers, and bad for our countryside."

Inequality is feeding America

It's time to treat all farm workers with the respect due to the people who really are essential to our food security.

17 ways the Trump administration assaulted the environment over the holidays

New rules could affect everything from clean power to migratory birds, and they’re just a hint of what’s yet to come.

The anti-science seed treaty

Does the Seed Treaty run counter to science, agricultural development, and intellectual property rights?

How a Climate Crisis Can Lead Farmers to Joint Planning and...

The time to make it happen is now. This will build capital based on trust and a common vision of a shared future.

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Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...

Will Americans let Trump start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones...
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

Trump is a clear and present danger to America and the world

In retrospect, what’s most disturbing about “Sharpiegate” isn’t Donald Trump’s clumsy effort to doctor a National Weather Service map or even his...