In unsurprising news, a report has found that so-called free trade deals like the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would make it nearly impossible to reach the goals set out by the Paris climate agreement. If passed, the TPP would impair the treaty’s mission by supporting high-emission industries like fossil fuels and agriculture while suppressing climate action at the national and local …
Many states are incarcerating poor children whose families can’t afford to pay juvenile court fees and fines, a report published Wednesday finds, which amounts to punishing children for their families’ poverty—and that may be unconstitutional. Although the growing practice of incarcerating adults who are unable to pay municipal and court fees and fines has been documented for several years, as Common Dreams has noted, the latest report from the …
On”The Gary Null Show” today, Gary goes over the latest in health news and environmental news. He dedicates the 2nd half of the show to great guest Ronnie Cummins.
Memory loss protection from algae, says researchers
Inflamed & stressed: Rejuvenating antioxidants in big demand
High-fat Mediterranean diet, not low-fat one, is how you lose weight
Can cannabis treat arthritis pain and inflammation?
Jet Stream Crosses Equator, Unprecedented?
VIDEO: Sen. Rand Paul speaks out against senators voting without reading the bills
President Obama: The race for the imperial legacy
Gary goes to a quick music break and played this tune: Al Jolson – Brother can you spare a dime.
Gary then goes to his guest and has a great interview with him. Here is Ronnie’s bio
Ronnie Cummins is the co-founder and International Director of the Organic Consumers Association and its Mexican affiliate Via Organica. In the 1990s, he was a director of the Foundation for Economic Trends in Washington DC. With almost a million members, the Association is a non profit public interest organization campaigning for sustainable health and justice on critical issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, Fair Trade and environmental sustainability. Ronnie has been a life-long activist in the human rights, anti-nuclear, labor and agricultural movements. His writings appear on numerous alternative, independent news including Commondreams, Truthout, and Huffington Post. He is the author of “Genetically Engineered Foods: A Self Defense Guide for Consumers” and a series of children’s book entitled Children of the World. His organization’s website is www.OrganicConsumers.org