The Complete History Of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

By Hanzai E, Wakingtimes.com -

Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of death, [...]

Born Out Of Occupy: Project 222

By Alex Fan Moniz, Popular Resistance -

To think that Project 222 was born with a bang. Real bang. Human dignity over spineless puppeteering. Winston was living in a tent at the time. It was the Fall of 2011, an eventful time around [...]

Largest Private Sector Strike In Years – At Supermarkets Across Northeast

By Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox. -

More than 30,000 grocery store employees in the northeastern US are refusing to return to work for the second day in a row. Cashiers and deli workers at Stop & Shop supermarkets walked off the [...]

US Senate Fails To Restore Food Assistance For Puerto Rico

By Julio Patron, Wsws.org -

Since a factional battle broke out between Democratic and Republican parties last weekend, the US Senate has failed to pass a disaster relief bill that allocates federal money to recovery [...]

EarthRx: The Irish Potato Famine Was Caused By Capitalism, Not A Fungus

By Ocean Malandra, Pastemagazine.com -

Put on the U2 and The Cranberries and let’s down some green brew folks, it’s that time of year again. But while St. Patrick’s Day is cause to celebrate everything Irish-American, it’s also a good [...]

Victory! Boston Challenges Corporate Control Of Our Food System

By Alexa Kaczmarski, Corporateaccountability.org -

Boston has taken a critical step forward to rebuild our broken food system and advance food justice across the city. On March 20, the city became the first on the East Coast to adopt a city-wide [...]

A Walk Through The Barrio, Catia, In Caracas, Venezuela

By Ahmed Kaballo, Twitter. -

Today I went to Catia the biggest barrio in West Caracas with a population of 1.5 million. An amazing cultural trait that I've noticed in Venezuela is the way people walk up to me with no [...]

‘Life Calm In Caracas, People Prepared For More Struggle’

By John Catalinotto, Workers World. -

Our delegation made a short video today to talk about the situation of the people we have seen here in which everyone said that life in Caracas is going on. People were eating ice cream in the [...]

Investors Join Calls For A Food Revolution To Fight Climate Change

By Georgina Gustin, InsideClimateNews.org -

An influential group of investors has added its voice to a growing chorus of health professionals and scientists who are calling for radical changes to agriculture and food consumption in an [...]

Popular Brands Of Beer And Wine Found To Contain Glyphosate Weedkiller

By Staff, Sustainablepulse.com -

Many brands of beer and wine sold in the U.S. contain the weedkiller glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, according to a new report by CALPIRG Education Fund. In their new [...]

Public Schools Should Offer More Vegan Menus

By Staff, Pe.com -

LOS ANGELES – Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, D-Van Nuys, announced proposed legislation Wednesday that he said would provide incentives for public schools across the state to offer students a [...]

How A Free Meal Program Affected Federal Poverty Stats

By Jill Barshay, Hechinger Report. -

In 2014, schools had a new way to give students free breakfast and lunch, paid for by Uncle Sam. Instead of asking low-income families to apply for the meals, a school district could opt to give [...]

Europe Can Go Organic

By Staff, Theecologist.org -

Europe could be farmed entirely through agroecological approaches such as organic and still feed a growing population, a new scientific paper released yesterday shows. Published a week [...]

Data Consolidation Threatens Sustainable Agriculture Says International Panel

By Claire Kelloway, Foodandpower.net -

If you care about reducing pesticide use, promoting agricultural biodiversity, and supporting small farmers, then you should also care about who’s amassing agricultural data. That’s the message [...]

European Chains Spur Further Grocery Consolidation, Squeezing Farmers, Workers, And Independent Businesses

By Claire Kelloway, Foodandpower.net -

European grocery chains are driving a new round of concentration in American food retail, as they race to buy up independent grocers or drive them out of business. In the most recent deal, Stop & [...]