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A few weeks ago, I happened to notice that all Frito-Lay brand items were downsized in portion while prices remained the same. This wasn't the sort of little cuts we saw after the 2008 crash, where ...
by wolverinethad
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 12:07 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
Let’s at last recognize that there are two food systems, one industrial and one of small landholders, or peasants if you prefer. The peasant system is not only here for good, it’s arguably more ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 88 comments on Sun Oct 20, 2013 at 07:06 AM PDT with 75 Recommends
No, not the particular details of any military action the U.S. might decide to take. Nor am I going to talk about the diplomatic efforts to put an end to the availability of chemical weapons. This ...
by JRElliott
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Sep 27, 2013 at 08:04 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 29 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 11:40 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
Here is the link: I'm writing a book Publishing this diary seemed easier than sending a bunch of personal messages. Thanks, if you go back and read it. The book should be pretty good. Not ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 01:30 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
http://igg.me/at/SupportthedreamtobefreeinMalawi/x/1698186 I am currently working on a charity project for Malawi Africa with sustainable home builder,
by TheHensonAscension
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Aug 16, 2013 at 07:02 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
This is very exciting to me, and I wanted to share this on a forum where it could be viewed and addressed by interested parties. The bill is sponsored by John Conyers (D) Michigan, and has 17 co-...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 90 comments on Thu Aug 15, 2013 at 08:32 AM PDT with 133 Recommends
from http://www.nlcfpc.org/storage/post-images/food_security.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1343242679524 An unsustainable reliance on fossil fuels is emerging as what might be the proverbial straw ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 12:37 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Dear Representative Louie "krabbie" Gohmert, After a hard days work, I had a terrible grocery store experience. I was picking up my usual slab of ground beef when I saw the guy in front of me put ...
by Treetrunk
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 09:29 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Capitalism causes cancer, both the kind you're thinking of, and another kind: cities. Cities are tumors on the Earth, our precious home planet.
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Jul 21, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Solar Sister is the only organization in the world formed with the exclusive mission to build an Africa-wide network of women clean energy entrepreneurs. As the primary consumers of household energy,
by boatsie
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 05:34 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Tuesday! As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 09:55 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Kalliope Means "beautiful voice" from Greek καλλος (kallos) "beauty" and οψ (ops) "voice". In Greek mythology she was a goddess of epic poetry and eloquence, one of the nine Muses.
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 25, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
President Obama paid a visit to Mexico at the beginning of May, and met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. They talked about narco-terrorism and immigration reform. Nothing much much will ...
by roberb7
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 01:25 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Is it Tuesday? I need to write poetry? Okay. Just had my nightly red beer: bigjac red beer: in Ball wide mouth quart jar, add tomato juice, or V8 juice, up to halfway between the words "wide ...
by bigjacbigjacbigjac
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
As scientists last week projected atmospheric carbon dioxide is on track to reach 400 parts per million by month end, other news bytes about the noxious GHG percolates across the internets. Some ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 03:39 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Why is this not high profile at dKos right now? forwarding from Food Democracy Now! Team: URGENT: Make a call to Stop the Monsanto Protection Act today! If approved, the Monsanto Protection Act ...
by ivote2004
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 09:09 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
I haven't freaked out yet and I've heard about the impending loss of coffee , chocolate and bourbon due to climate change effects on our agriculture system. But now, the news that there is a ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue Dec 11, 2012 at 10:41 AM PST with 27 Recommends
About 45 million people in the U.S. receive food stamps. That's about 14% of the American population. For 6 million Americans, food stamps constitutes their only income. 55% of food stamp households ...
by scotnakagawa
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Dec 08, 2012 at 12:42 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Was on LinkedIn again this morning (there a lot) a found a fascinating article by a person there called "A Movement towards Food Justice" . The person issuing the challenge is Cory Booker, the ...
by tjlord
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2012 at 09:23 AM PST with 3 Recommends