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What Statins, Trans Fats, and GMOs Tell Us About Scientific Controversies

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 02.03.2014 | Science
Alison Rose Levy

Climate denial has rightly lead many to unilaterally embrace science as the last bastion of rational thought in an increasingly contentious world. But the question is: Whose science?

Obama Slammed For Signing 'Monsanto Protection Act'

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.01.2013 | Green

Does the newly signed Farmer Assurance Provision, aka the 'Monsanto Protection Act,' mean that GMO crops can evade any serious scientific or regulator...

Meatless Monday: GMOs -- A Frankenstein for Our Time

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Meanwhile, eat defensively. Connect with organic produce, connect with whole food. Doing so connects us with our own humanity -- the magical spark Frankenstein and his monster dearly needed. We need it, too.

In Occupy Wall Street, Some Small Farmers Find a Natural Ally

Turnstyle | Posted 02.19.2012 | Home
Turnstyle

By: Nelson Harvey Photo Credit: BRENNAN CAVANAUGH/Turnstyle News On a practical level, farmers have been involved in Occupy Wall Street almost si...

Meatless Monday: Modern Frankenstein

Ellen Kanner | Posted 12.31.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Frankenstein waited too long to make things right. It's not too late for us.

Occupy Your Kitchen!

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

What we have is not just a food problem in this country, but a cooking problem. Food marketers have been working for decades to convince people that cooking is a chore.

Ag Gag 2011: What Does Agribusiness Have to Hide in Iowa?

Dave Murphy | Posted 07.29.2011 | Home
Dave Murphy

Passing poorly conceived bills that limit Americans' freedoms and place an iron curtain between farmers and consumers is certain to backfire, only drawing more attention to agricultural practices.

For Dairy Farmers, the Depression is Here. Is Industrial Agriculture to Blame?

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leslie Hatfield

If you drink milk, you probably haven't noticed any drop in the price of a gallon anytime recently. But if you were a dairy farmer, you'd know quite well that the price you'd received for the milk has dropped -- the largest single drop since the Great Depression.