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Big Ag Wants to Sell You GMO Marijuana

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Voter initiatives like California’s “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” have many celebrating the legalization of the long-demonised plant. But as Ellen Brown writes in her new article, “The ‘War on Weed’ Is Winding Down – But Will Monsanto/Bayer Be the Winner?” the push toward legalization is being steered by corporate interests for potential profit, not a concern for public health.

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Thought Of The Day. March 18, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day.
Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. 417 more words

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Organic Agriculture Not Elitist Anymore, Actually Very Practical | Wellness Warrior

Organic food has long been the staple of health- and wellness-conscious Americans–and also the butt of jokes about “whole paycheck” prices. Organics feature a lack of chemical pesticides and fertilizers, so we feel more at ease with what is going into our bodies. 769 more words

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“All right then, I’ll go to hell.” -Huck Finn

Next month, I will be talking to a group of anti-war activists about the role of literary fiction in undermining the bad narratives that prevent critical thinking. 1,248 more words

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Some Question If The Food Movement Is Real...Well, Is It? | Wellness Warrior

If vegan, locally made, fair-trade, ethically sourced, organic, palm-oil free, maple-syrup-sweetened chocolates made it on to your Valentine’s Day menu, you’re probably not alone. The food movement seems very much alive and well, with more and more people showing their allegiance every day (even though Super Bowl advertising may have suggested otherwise). 783 more words

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