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February 29, 2012

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Viewpoint—The Chilling Effect | inweekly by J. Alistair McKenzie “Americans rightfully fear government dictating what speech is appropriate. In fact, it was this well-founded fear that gave us what we hold so dear, our First Amendment….” Viewpoint—Let Them Speak | inweekly by Ryan M. Barnett “…For the intractable pragmatist, history has taught us that when the public is […]

Food Politics: Occupy Your Food Supply

February 28, 2012

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Food Politics » Occupy Your Food Supply “Never have so few corporations been responsible for more of our food chain. Of the 40,000 food items in a typical US grocery store, more than half are now brought to us by just 10 corporations. Today, three companies process more than 70 percent of all U.S. beef, […]

#f27: Occupy Our Food Supply

February 27, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply “While the food industry digs in to fight public health regulations, the food movement will continue to attract support from those willing to promote a healthier and more sustainable food system. Watch for more young people going into farming and more farmers’ markets, farm-to-school programs, school meal initiatives, and grassroots community […]

Occupy Our Food Supply

February 25, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply “Occupy Our Food Supply is bringing together the Occupy, sustainable farming, food justice, buy local, slow food, and environmental movements for a global day of action on February 27, 2012. Inspired by the theme of CREATE/RESIST, thousands will come together to creatively confront corporate control of our food supply and take […]