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The mainstream media, state officials and corporate "environmental" groups have for years tried to portray California as the "green" leader of the nation. In reality, California suffers from some of ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 12:25 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
(Click to enlarge) Dow Chemical wants to put out a new herbicide called Enlist Duo to combat so-called "superweeds" that have grown resistant to Roundup and are now spreading like... weeds. It's ...
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 116 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
Received this e-mail today from Senator Jeff Merkley's (D. OR) campaign: You already know a lot about Jeff Merkley. You know he’s the Senator ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2014 at 04:26 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
One of my last memories of my grandfather is going boating on the Chesapeake Bay when I was 14. It was a special time, and a special place. The Chesapeake Bay is a national treasure, but it's also ...
by Nathan Empsall SierraRise
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 09:29 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Hello, my handle is "kid oakland" and I began writing on dailyKos...a very long time ago. The reason I bring that up is because when I started out here in 2003, I was 34 years old. That's old ...
by kid oakland
Comment Count 127 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 05:55 PM PDT with 454 Recommends
(NOTE: Diarist has received written authorization from Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers to republish their work in its entirety for the benefit of the Daily Kos community.) [http://truth-out.org/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 43 comments on Thu Nov 07, 2013 at 10:38 AM PST with 62 Recommends
FDR really did nail it, when he made [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Definitions_of_fascism THIS] statement, 75 years ago…. Franklin D. Roosevelt “The first truth is that the liberty of a ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 269 comments on Thu Jun 13, 2013 at 12:01 PM PDT with 527 Recommends
6,000 Demand Senate Rescind Monsanto Lobbyist Appointment On Thursday at 3pm, organizers will deliver a petition asking Senate President Donna Mercado Kim to rescind her appointment of Monsanto ...
by Karen from Maui
Comment Count 27 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 08:30 AM PST with 141 Recommends
If you have noticed, our Food System is broken and even though there are a lot of organizations attempting to do something to fix it, we need more than amazing activists to make the Agricultural ...
by Ellinorianne
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 07:41 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Jim Hightower is an outspoken advocate for the Powers That Ought To Be, not The Powers That Be. He is a populist progressive, and a funny, irreverent thorn in the side of the powerful. He says ...
by 2laneIA
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Oct 21, 2010 at 03:46 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
That assessment of Francis Thicke’s incredible grassroots campaign for Iowa Agriculture Secretary came from food writer Michael ...
by 2laneIA
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 06:29 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Local agriculture is under attack. This summer the FDA, in cooperation with state health officials, orchestrated raids on CSAs and private food markets in California and Wisconsin.
by preck
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 16, 2010 at 09:53 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
There’s going to be a Public Hearing given by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) to receive comments relative to Wisconsin'...
by harvstpt
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 09, 2010 at 08:58 PM PST with 3 Recommends
You knew it would happen. Just like that (snap!)the DATCP sited a Livestock CAFO and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources permitted the largest Big Ag Dairy in the state to become a reality.
by harvstpt
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Jan 29, 2010 at 09:13 PM PST with 9 Recommends
First of all, thank you for your response(s) to my last Diary here on Daily Kos. Honestly, most of the comments helped. Thanks to others of you who may have read it but were too busy to write a ...
by harvstpt
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Nov 16, 2009 at 01:17 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Yesterday, I got a letter from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) that I’ve known was on its way since last February. You see, in February we rec’d word that the ...
by harvstpt
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 10:00 AM PST with 8 Recommends
You know that nagging feeling you've been experiencing over the last few weeks as the debate over the public option has raged and you've slowly come to realize that the real problem appears to lie ...
by Count Imbroglio
Comment Count 684 comments on Sat Jun 20, 2009 at 12:46 AM PDT with 679 Recommends
It seems silly to write a diary on this topic because I really have only one thing I want to talk about, one thing I really know, and after one or two diary entries on the same topic I think people ...
by cordgrass
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Sep 07, 2008 at 07:02 AM PDT with 18 Recommends