Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Tag: farmers

A new economic model for the South: Ditch corporate welfare and...

“With modest increases in public investment in technical support and start-up capital … cooperatives could greatly expand into new markets, employ significant numbers of people, and contribute healthier food to their communities.”

EPA extends use of Monsanto’s controversial pesticide dicamba on GM soybean...

"Simply adding more use restrictions to an uncontrollable pesticide that already comes with 39 pages of instructions and limitations reflects a broken process."

Berry farmers break free from Big Agriculture

These farmworkers created an organic co-op that guarantees fair wages and healthy working conditions while preserving indigenous heritage.

Farmers need a $12 billion bailout from government to offset Trump’s...

The retaliated tariffs on U.S. agriculture exports targets many farm states that have a political importance to the president.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Farmers need a $12 billion bailout to offset Trump's tariffs, Ivanka Trump dumps fashion brand, new emails show the lies of Sarah Sanders, and more.

From the border land: A Kennedy fasts with farm workers again

"Peace, compassion and justice for those who have suffered, that's what the United States should stand for."

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."

What is pesticide drift – and why is it so dangerous?

Drift of the pesticide dicamba has been linked to crop damage in 25 states this year.

Lawsuit against Monsanto for killing farmer’s crops

The lawsuit hopes permanent injunctions will be placed on these large companies, forcing them to stop selling and marketing their dicamba herbicide.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Why the hell are Democrats keeping your drug prices high?

Vote in the Democratic primaries for true public servants — who care more about advancing the public good than protecting private profits.

99.9% of scientists agree on human-caused climate change

“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”

To avoid Armageddon, don’t modernize missiles — eliminate them

If reducing the dangers of nuclear war is a goal, the top priority should be to remove the triad’s ground-based leg—not modernize it.