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Don’t Let Anti-Wind Groups Block Clean Energy in Congress

Wind power is one of our most promising solutions to air pollution and climate change. With 2014 passing as the hottest year ever recorded, wind offers a no-brainer way to move away from burning coal,…


Nevermind the Fiscal Cliff, What About the Dairy Cliff?

It is no secret that the life of a dairy farmer is not without its hardships. Besides the endless tasks of animal husbandry, there are the unforgiving hours (up at 4:30 AM) and zero vacation benefits.…


Cancer-Causing Chemicals in Baby Shampoo?

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock If you buy special shampoo for your baby, the last thing you'd expect it to contain would be known or suspected carcinogens... But if you live in the U…


Horse Slaughter Expected In America

About 9 million horses currently live in America. As early as a month from now, dozens of thousands of them may start joining the ranks of cattle processed in U.S. slaughterhouses, and be sold as meat…


Pizza is a Vegetable. Really Congress?

Shame on Congress. Those of us who still doubted it now have irrevocable proof: this country is a corporate tyranny that only postures as a republic. How else would elected officials obey food industr…


Will Congress Protect Polluters or Our Children?

  Please note deadline to make your voice heard to stop the TRAIN Act is Tuesday, September 20th! Imagine this scene: Some maniacs have tied your children to a train track–then hopped on t…


The Humane Society and Egg Producers Hatch a Plan

The conventional chicken egg is, when you really think about it, extraordinarily cheap considering what is being offered. Your average sized egg contains 71 calories made up of 6 grams of protein, 5% …


Freedom Milk

Image: Food and Freedom Rally in D.C., 5/16/2011 (James Buck/The Washington Post) Food is never really just about food. The need to sustain our bodies and the enjoyment that many of us find in sh…


A Farm Bill to Improve Our Health

  [caption id="attachment_1074094" align="aligncenter" width="443" caption="Dr. Andrew Weil promotes a "Food and Farm" Bill."][/caption] "We need to get the Farm Bill renamed th…


The Death of Our Green Congress

"Birds flyin' high you know how I feel/ Sun in the sky you know how I feel/ Breeze driftin' on by you know how I feel/ It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new life for me/ And I'm feeling good..."…


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