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Squash Pots and Bad Bananas: The Cultural Myopia of American Food Activists

Originally published on Huffington Post on 11/12/15.

Co-authored by Julie Kelly, food policy writer and cooking instructor.

“You can’t build a peaceful world on empty stomachs and human misery.”

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Pigs as Presents: Why Giving Animals to People in Need Is Not a Good Idea

With some big gift-giving holidays coming up, I’m posting this excerpt from Bleating Hearts, in which I expose the popular practice of giving animals as a way to alleviate hunger and poverty. 782 more words

Stacey Ann reblogged this on Making Waves Outreach ⚘ Flyers For Animal Rights and commented:

Please consider effective, humane alternatives to help combat hunger and help people in need. Choose compassion, respect and love for both -- people and animals.

Bigger than ourselves.

It’s easy to get caught up in our heads about the future we want, about the things we want to change in our daily lives, about the way we feel on any given day. 62 more words


A Piece of Ireland in Manhattan

Just a short distance from One World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial in southern Manhattan is the Irish Hunger Memorial. I was already in the area for another reason, but I saw “Irish Hunger Memorial” on the map on my smartphone, and I decided to take a short detour to check it out. 510 more words

New York City

Grass fed

My son looked at a packet of grass fed beef and wondered “what else could a cow eat?! ” I’m not sure you really want to know the answer to that if you eat beef. 438 more words

Are the RICO20 Guilty of Racketeering?

By Marlo Lewis, Jr, CEI – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

Controversy continues to swirl around the September 1 letter from 20 climate scientists to President Barack Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and White House science adviser John Holdren requesting a RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) investigation of “the fossil fuel industry and their supporters.” The scientists allege that the aforementioned interests “knowingly deceived the American people about the risks of climate change, in order to forestall America’s response to climate change.” In May, … 1,232 more words

CAGW Alarmism


Our church is participating in World Renew’s yearly World Hunger Campaign. This year, Peter Fish turns 20! Wow!

The theme is “Fish for Change.” You can learn more about the work that will be done around the world through the funds raised by watching this video: 45 more words