farming

Methane Emissions From Livestock Are Much Higher Than Estimated

October 27, 2017

A new NASA-sponsored study shows that animal agriculture’s global methane emissions are 11% higher than previous estimates – co-author Dr. Ghassem Asrar explains the numbers

‘Appetite for Destruction’: How Feeding Livestock Strains the Planet

October 22, 2017

We are eating more meat than at any other time in history, and the largest environmental impact actually comes from what the animals are being fed, says Duncan Williamson, food policy manager for the World Wildlife Fund UK

"The World According to Monsanto"

September 22, 2016
The resulting merger will push a model of agriculture that forgoes advantageous local ecological practices and jeopardizes the livelihoods of small-scale farmers, warns Global Justice Now’s Heidi Chow

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security

Peace In Colombia

November 3, 2013
Social justice activists face grave risks in Colombia, considered to have one of the worst human rights record in the Western Hemisphere

Speculation and Criminal Manipulation of Food and Commodities Prices

June 18, 2013
More protections needed to safeguard the health of the global food and farming system

Japan

May 7, 2013
Critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership say it’s an attempt to impose an American system on Japan and would threaten Japanese public healthcare system