Declaration Of The Counter-Mobilization To Transform Corporate Food Systems

By Via Campesina. -

The only just and sustainable path forward is to immediately halt and transform corporate globalized food systems. The first step on this path is fully recognizing, implementing, and enforcing [...]

UN Food Systems Summit: Here Is Why We Are Boycotting It

By Elizabeth Mpfou and Edgardo Garcia, La Via Campesina. -

Yet, the organised peasant and indigenous movements from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas that collectively represent most of the world’s small-scale food producers have called for a total [...]

Private-Equity ‘Vampires’ Run Into A Wall Of Worker Resistance

By Roger Bybee, The Progressive Magazine. -

At the peak of the Great Recession in 2008, General Motors was bailed out by U.S. taxpayers and survived. Bail-out money in hand, GM sharply increased its production in China and other low-wage [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Something’s Rotten In The Science Of Food

By Robert Scheer, -

Leading nutritionist Marion Nestle has spent much of her long illustrious career writing about what we eat and the science of food. The James Beard award-winner and author of the blog Food [...]

Climate Breakdown And The Corporate Media

In today’s world, the prospects for human civilisation, never mind the existence of historians in the future, look bleak indeed. According to many leading climate scientists and biologists, the [...]

Environmental Groups Call On Big Plastic To Drop Lawsuit

By Environmental Defence, Cision. -

Toronto, Canada - This Plastic-Free July, Canadian environmental groups are calling out the top three producers of plastic in Canada: NOVA Chemicals, Dow Chemical and Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil. [...]

Kucinich Memoir Is A Moving Account Of The Battle Against Corporate Power

By Chris Hedges, -

The Division of Light and Power,” by Dennis Kucinich, like Robert Caro’s “The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York,” is a gripping, moving and lucidly written account of the hidden [...]

Fascist Plots: Contemporary Lessons From The 1934 ‘Business Plot’

By Gabriel Rockhill, Liberation School. -

Six months ago, on January 6, 2021, a racist mob, incited by outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump, stormed the U.S. Capitol in a chaotic attempt to prevent the congressional certification of the [...]

Weaponizing Science In Global Food Policy

By Maywa Montenegro, Matthew Canfield, and Alastair Iles, Inter Press Service. -

Santa Cruz, CA - In July, the United Nations will convene “Science Days”, a high-profile event in preparation for the UN Food Systems Summit later this year. Over the course of two days, the [...]

UnitedHealthcare Has Been Denying ER Claims For Years

By Andrew Perez, Daily Poster. -

The man’s son had been vomiting, feeling nauseous, and experiencing bad heartburn for several weeks. The child’s pediatrician eventually made the call: It was time to take the boy to the [...]

Fair Trade USA’s Dairy Label Fails Workers

Fair Trade USA released a new “Fair Trade Dairy” label in partnership with Chobani. It’s a program that has been opposed by farmworker and human rights organizations since it was first announced. [...]

A People’s Guide To The War Industry: The New BOSS

By Christian Sorensen, Consortium News. -

To make more money, more and more aspects of life must be pulled into capital. This is why we see everything in civilian life being commodified, including food, housing, land and water. And this [...]

Tribune Publishing Shareholders Let Everyone Down

By Jon Schleuss, The Newsguild. -

Thousands of NewsGuild-CWA members, myself included, were upset by Tribune Publishing’s announcement today that shareholders approved the company’s takeover by Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund [...]

With Greyhound Gone, Let’s Replace It With A National Public Operator

By David Moscrop, Canadian Dimension. -

After serving Canadians with varying degrees of success for the better part of a century, Greyhound Canada has elected to cease serving them at all. On May 13, the intercity coach service ended [...]

Shareholders Push To End Secret Political Spending

By Judd Legum and Tesnim Zekeria, -

Popular Information focuses a lot of attention on the activities of corporate PACs, even though the dollar figures involved are relatively small. Corporate PACs can contribute a maximum of $5,000 [...]