Tag: genetically modified foods (GMOs)

The poor people’s plate: Poverty, race, GMOs and our food

As the corporate domination of our food, land, air and water continues and the resistance heats up to the monster known as Monsanto, it must be said that in the U.S. it’s us po’ folks of all cultures and ages that are getting the worst of it. Some obvious, most not. And no one is really speaking for us. “The poor people’s plate is rooted in capitalist hate for the three job working mamaz caught in the welfare state.”

Grow sessions: an interview wit’ horticulturalist Ms. Parker

Oakland is the home of the national medical cannabis movement, but even here when people think of using it, they usually think of smoking it. The reality is that more of its healing properties are exposed when it is digested. Hear Ms. Parker, along with Roseanne Barr and Cynthia McKinney, at 'The Political Future of Medical Marijuana' Sept. 27 at Oaksterdam University.

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