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PHOTO: A Manure-Filled Waste Lagoon From A Giant Livestock Farm

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green

A satellite image showing what appears to be a large waste lagoon attached to commercial cattle feedlot may shock you. The image, posted to Reddit,...

Meatless Monday: The Low-Goliath Diet

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Last Monday, February 27, we observed Occupy Our Food Supply, day of action against corporate food. Some of us observed it more than others. That same day, the class action suit of Organic Seed Grows and Trade Association vs. Monsanto was dismissed. Industrial Food - 1, organic farmers - 0.

Why We Must Occupy Our Food Supply

Willie Nelson | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Willie Nelson

When our food is at risk we are all at risk. Over the last thirty years, we have witnessed a massive consolidation of our food system, leading to the loss of millions of family farmers, the destruction of soil fertility, the pollution of our water, and health epidemics.

Volatile Commodity Prices Are Costing Consumers Big Time

New York Times | GRAHAM BOWLEY and WILLIAM NEUMAN | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

The extreme volatility of commodities prices and the unpredictability that comes with it is increasing the cost of doing business for everyone....

JBS Swift

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Muslim Somali workers at two JBS Swift & Co. meatpacking plants in Colorado and Nebraska face ongoing harassment because of their race ...

Hundreds of Somali Muslims Fired for Praying

Frankie Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frankie Martin

Some Somali workers requested a bathroom break and would secretly pray during the time allotted. The management suspected that they went not to the bathroom but to pray and were fired.