Sally Ryan for The New York Times
Marshalltown, Iowa 2/23/2007
Randy Eisentrager, the sticker on the kill floor, inserts a knife in the hog's necks to drain the blood before the animals are dissected. Smith and Company's pork processing plant in Marshalltown, Iowa was the sight of a raid by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in December 2006 where dozens of employees were taken into custody.

The Working Life Podcast With Jonathan Tasini – HELL MIGHT BE SAFER THAN A HOG PROCESSING PLANT; TEACHER UPRISING NC VERSION; “AMERICA’S MAYOR” HEIDI HARMON RUNS FOR RE-ELECTION!

Another day, another chapter in the new ways to screw workers. This time, the target is workers inside hog processing plants—who are already doing one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. I talk with expert Debbie Berkowitz about the Department of Agriculture’s new proposal to speed up the processing line–so that Big Ag can pile up bigger profits …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 08.04.15

California’s DIABLO CANYON Nuclear Power Power Plant is surrounded by at least a dozen earthquake faults. Legendary lead attorney JOHN GEESMAN of the ALLIANCE 4 NUCLEAR RESPONSIBILITY explains why it needs to shut as soon as possible, and how that might actually happen.

Geesman is an extremely articulate, focused expert on Diablo whose in-depth knowledge and legal acumen have been significant underpinnings of the opposition for many years.

In this full-hour interview he explains the origins of the now-infamous report by Dr. Michael Peck, a Nuclear Regulatory Commission safety expert, warning that the reactors cannot withstand a likely quake. Nearly all the nearby fault lines have been discovered since the reactors were built.

Geesman also explains critical water issues that could arise within state regulatory network that could lead to Diablo being shut.

These two nukes could irradiate all of North America. Don’t miss this core discussion about how we might turn them off. NOW!!!

Neil Young

Neil Young readies new album, tour with Willie Nelson’s sons – Daniel Kreps

* The rocker takes on GMO-producing chemical company Monsanto on latest LP and Rebel Content tour Neil Young and Promise of the Real, a band featuring Willie Nelson’s sons Lukas and Micah, will hit the road this summer in support of their upcoming album together, The Monsanto Years. Young’s new LP will reportedly arrive on June 16th according to a …