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US Politics & Gov't

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress to Strengthen Federal Anti-Hunger Programs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, government, food, exercise, children, nutrition, politics, economy, abuse, congress )

Beverly
- 332 days ago - secure.feedingamerica.org
We can't let Congress increase hardships on low-income Americans by making it even more difficult to put food on the table.
The Republicans' War on the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, GOP, poor, poverty, class war, nutrition, healthcare, congress, corruption, ethics, abuse, americans, healthcare, crime )

Roseann
- 338 days ago - readersupportednews.org
"The way the program to provide the poor with the bare minimum of daily nutrition has been handled is a metaphor for how the far right in the House is systematically trying to take down the federal government."
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: Stop the Monsanto Protection Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: safety, risks, health, protection, prevention, nutrition, ethics, food, government, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 374 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Congress could vote this week to extend the Monsanto Protection Act for another three months. Unless we stop them.
Native American Legislative Update
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: farm workers, health, family, nutrition, prevention, American Indians, indigenous rights, food, business, ethics, government )

Nancy
- 412 days ago - fcnl.org
In spite of the treaties, in spite of solemn exchanges of land for promises of food, health, education and security, the federal government considers keeping these promises a matter of "discretionary" spending.
Agribusiness Subsidy Cuts Could Save Food Stamps in the Farm Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Farm Bill, food stamps, nutrition, poverty, abuse, congress, ethics, politics, government, economy, dishonesty, republicans )

Carrie
- 435 days ago - truth-out.org
The House Farm Bill would also expand subsidies for agriculture by nearly $9 billion at a time when the farm sector is historically strong, especially compared to the rest of the economy, and makes these subsidies permanent law.
Summer Lunch Programs Feed the Underprivileged
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Mayor Gary McCarthy, hunger, volunteers, students, children, diet, nutrition )

Dee
- 817 days ago - wnyt.com
Today's noontime menu in Schenectady included chicken nuggets and fresh fruit: In Albany, it was turkey or ham on whole wheat. Thousands and thousands of free lunches for kids who often depend on that meal are being served up. Now that school is out..
A Bill to Outlaw Organic Farming Next Week? Contact Your Representative!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: health, illness, interesting, nutrition, risks, safety, protection, warning, death, diet, ethics, food, government, news, ethics, congress, dishonesty )

Kat
- 2003 days ago - writerep.house.gov
Monsanto: A bill to outlaw organic farming next week? US House and Senate are about (in a week and a half) to vote on bill that will OUTLAW ORGANIC FARMING (bill HR 875). There is an enormous rush to get this into law within the next 2 weeks before...
Action Alert- Farmers Under Attack!!-Educating Congress: Do Not Supress Organic and Small Farmers and Ranchers; Natural Food Pr
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Monsanto, government, usa, cover-up, politics, nutrition, organic farming, warning )

Elderberr
- 2047 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
We have less than two weeks to stop the take over the farms and ranches. We need to rally people immediately. The new administration is pushing new farm controls through Congress as fast as possible and have coordinated the bills so there will
AlterNet: Health and Wellness: Michael Pollan: Don't Eat Anything That Doesn't Rot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food, nutrition, gov't policy )


- 2395 days ago - alternet.org
Acclaimed author and journalist Michael Pollan argues that what most Americans are consuming today is not food but "edible foodlike substances."
   

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