Cindy Conner – A Plan for Food Self-Sufficiency

Providing high-quality food for your family year-round takes foresight and planning, plus healthy doses of commitment and follow-through. Whether you grow as much of your food as you can or you source it from local producers, the guidelines here will help you decide how much to produce or purchase. The charts linked to in “Plan How Much to Grow” later …


The number of people on food stamps is plummeting at the fastest rate ever after the government made a key change

Fewer and fewer Americans are on food stamps, and the decline is only getting faster. According to Paul Trussell, an analyst at Deutsche Bank, the number of people utilizing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, in June 2016 was down 4.7% from the same month a year before, and the number of households using SNAP was down 5.2% year-over-year. …


Susan J. Popkin Molly M. Scott Martha M. Galvez – Impossible Choices: Teens and Food Insecurity in America

Food-insecure teens who don’t get enough to eat sometimes resort to extreme measures to cope with hunger—from saving school lunches for the weekend or going hungry so younger siblings can eat to stealing or trading sex for money to buy food. The most risky behaviors are by no means typical of all teens, even in the most distressed communities, but …


Low-income shoppers are in worse shape than you thought

It was finally starting to look like the lowest-earning Americans had caught a break. Yet as they feel the squeeze of rising health-care and housing costs, the lift from a stronger job market and low fuel prices hasn’t been enough for these consumers to feel relief. And for hundreds of thousands who are unemployed, a change in qualifications for Supplemental …


Warrior Connection – 08.28.16

The  August 28th edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion about the health effects and effects on learning of pesticide and other toxic compound exposures with Dr / Professor Ann Lopez.   Known and suspected  previous and current pesticides hazards and haz mat issues are affecting tens of thousands of military and civilians and dependents across our nation and wherever US …


The Gary Null Show – 08.25.16

Today on The Gary Null Show, Gary offers the audience a very special deal with Roy Speiser on “Survival Stuff” and some Gary’s Water Filters. In The first half of the program Gary goes into a deep look into the latest in Health and The Environment. Gary covers how magnesium can help lower blood pressure and how fish oils and vitamin b12 can reduce your plasma homocysteine level. In the later half of the program Gary sharing insights and commentaries he wrote with Dr Jack Rasmus.


Kali Holloway – Americans Are Gorging on Meat in Amounts Not Seen in Decades

The cliche about the American diet being mostly meat and potatoes has seemed less true over recent years, with vegetarianism going mainstream and veganism gaining popularity. But old dietary habits die hard—possibly because [3] of their clogged arteries. A new study finds there’s been a reversal in meat-eating declines, with the last year seeing Americans piling their plates higher with meat than …


Chris Hedges – The 1 Percent’s Useful Idiots

PHILADELPHIA—The parade of useful idiots, the bankrupt liberal class that long ago sold its soul to corporate power, is now led by Sen. Bernie Sanders. His final capitulation, symbolized by his pathetic motion to suspend the roll call, giving Hillary Clinton the Democratic nomination by acclamation, is an abject betrayal of millions of his supporters and his call for a …


Vandana Shiva – Avoid ‘miracle’ rice, just eat a carrot!

Norman Borlaug, father of the Green Revolution, died on September 9, 2009. Alfred G. Gilman died on December 23, 2015. Both were Nobel laureates and now both dead. Gilman was a signatory to a recent letter condemning Greenpeace and its opposition to genetic engineering. How many Nobel laureates does it take to write a letter? Easily ascertained — the dead …


iEat Green – Wenonah Hauter – 06.30.16

Wenonah Hauter is an activist, author and progressive policy advocate. She is the founder and executive director of Food & Water Watch, an organization that, under her leadership, has fundamentally transformed the national debate about hydraulic fracturing (fracking), energy and the environment.

Wenonah has three decades of experience campaigning and writing on food, water, energy and environmental issues. She has played leading roles in successful campaigns to ban fracking in New York, label genetically modified foods, protect public water systems from privatization and promote renewable energy. She has trained and mentored hundreds of organizers and activists across the country and worked at the national, state and local levels to develop policy positions and legislative and field strategies to secure real wins for communities and the environment.