Garlic helping high blood pressure, nuts and seeds protecting against causes of death, and can mistletoe treat cancer? Then, California’s drought could upend America’s food system. Why a thumbs-up from Congress for the TPP is a bad idea. And much more!
Today, a lot on health and healing, including tango dancing’s benefits for Parkinson’s patients. Also, we should stop calling the TPP a trade agreement. When is a felony not a felony? When you’re a bank. And much more.
David Murphy, Founder and Executive Director of Food Democracy Now! and Adam Weissman of Trade Justice NY Metro and Global Justice for Animals and the Environment will discuss how the trade deals like the TPP and TTIP will eliminate our access to healthy food choices.
Caryn goes over the good and the not so good about Girl Scout Cookies; Trans-Pacific Partnership; Fat, fibre and cancer risk in African Americans and rural Africans, Appeal to block Vermont’s first-in-the-nation law requiring the labeling of genetically modified food, New York Bill S59A-2015; Chef Ernesto Frozen Foods and Bareburger.
Fast Tracking the Trans Pacific Partnership – how more power is given to corporations to control government – with Ellen Brown.
Returning guest, Adam Weissman, an organizer with Global Justice for Animals and the Environment (GJAE) and a representative with TradeJustice New York Metro, clues us in to the debate over the Fast Tracking of trade deals and how they are progressing in Congress and public opinion.
Today the latest on health and healing, including just an hour of TV a day affects the weight of young people, information on fish oil, and the abilities of cannabis oil to fight cancer. Plus commentary on the Trans Pacific Partnership, views from Ralph Nader, Ellen Brown, and more.
Interview with Adam Weissman, an organizer with Global Justice for Animals and the Environment (GJAE) and a representative with TradeJustice New York Metro, a coalition of organizations from diverse social justice and environmental movements working together.
Jack Rasmus welcomes grass roots organizers, Emmelle Israel of the AFL-CIO and Kali Gochmanofsky of Citizenstrade, who are helping to organize opposition to the pending passage in Congress of ‘fast track’ and the TPP, the Trans Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. Emmelle and Kali describe what’s going on with today’s (Saturday April 18) national day of actions against the free trade agreement and where listeners can go to participate today, Saturday, April 18, and in days to follow.
Interview with Stan Sorscher, Labor Leader and Executive Board Member of the Washington Fair Trade Coalition, with an inside view of how the Fast Tracked trade deals are breaking trust even within Washington, DC.