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This is a must-read article on the current state of the planet!

Source: CNN, November 14, 2017

16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet

More than 16,000 scientists from 184 countries have published a second warning to humanity advising that we need to change our wicked ways to help the planet. 93 more words

Climate Change

The Strange Story of Turkey Tails Speaks Volumes about Our Globalized Food System

Headed for export? Ryan McDonough, CC BY

By Michael Carolan, Colorado State University

Intensive livestock farming is a huge global industry that serves up millions of tons of beef, pork and poultry every year. 1,159 more words

Culture

Earth to Humanity: Go Vegan or Die — Armory of the Revolution

A brilliant observation by Armory contributor George Martin. Earth to Humanity: Go Vegan or Die by George Martin Nature is blackmailing humanity into going vegan—and it’s a blackmail I fully support.

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Climate Change

What is the connection between so-called 'superbugs' and the chicken meat you eat?

  • Georgia, USA is the self-described poultry capital of the world
  • It raises 1.4 bn broilers, out of a total 9 bn birds in the US…
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Antibiotic Resistance

Why I'm Such a Pain in the Ass to Eat With.

(Or: What Kind of “-arian” Is That Guy??)

For no reason other than I never really felt the need to explain my philosophy on eating to anyone, I never have. 1,205 more words

Grassfed Beef

Why Growth is the Main Cause of Poverty

Growth Equals Poverty

Vendana Shiva (2013)

In this presentation, environmentalist and anti-globalization activist Vendana Shiva challenges the Wall Street mythology that economic growth reduces poverty. Using her own country India as an example, she demonstrates how poverty (and inequality) increase in direct correlation to GDP increases. 188 more words

Attacks On The Working Class