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Global Issues Film Festival to Present ‘Bitter Seeds’ on Thursday at UM-Flint

The 13th Annual Global Issues Film Festival will present “Bitter Seeds” at 5 p.m. Thursday at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Winner of the International Documentary Association’s 2012 Humanitas Documentary Award, this film explores the controversy between advocates who believe the “New Green Revolution” is the only way to provide sufficient food for the world’s growing population and their opponents who raise environmental concerns and fear that the GMOs drive small-scale farmers off the land. 39 more words


Eat, Drink, and See Films Dec. 5-11, 2014

Here’s our guide to what to EAT, DRINK, and SEE coming this week of Friday, December 5 to Thursday, December 11, 2014. 957 more words


Read this book: Bitter Seeds

Ian Tregillis’s alt history/sci-fi mashup scores big on imagination, even if many of his characters are flat.

Aside from the supernatural/horror/sci-fi, another thing I’m a fan of in pop culture is alternative histories. 663 more words

Folidol. Farmer's Suicides. And Monsanto.

In Neel Mukherjee’s The Lives of Others, Nitai Das, a farmer in a remote Bengal village takes his sickle, and with a practised hand, decapitates his wife. 1,172 more words



A Peach may look nice on the outside,
And sweet be the mantle it’s grown,
But bitterness too may the fruit hide,
Where deep in its heart is a stone.