Monthly Archives: October 2020

Dreaming Another World as this One Heats

Heat, a Common Denominator Out of control fires. Hottest decade on record. Hot oceans spawning super storms. Polarized politics. Heated debates. COVID fever. The discomfort is now hitting the middle class and even upper classes feel the encroaching heat. The unrelenting  suffering from racism, hunger, poverty and injustice has spread from the invisibilized margins into… Read more »

Deputy-involved shooting in Florida raises concerns

PC(USA) calls for ‘complete transparency’ in Immokalee man’s death By Darla Carter | Cross-post from Presbyterian News Service  LOUISVILLE — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has joined a chorus of concerned voices calling for law enforcement officials to be more transparent about the deputy-involved shooting of a longtime member of a south Florida farming community last… Read more »

As COVID unfolds into hunger crisis, prize recognizes transformative solutions

woman with bright Somalian garb cultivating field Twelfth Annual Food Sovereignty Prize honors the Somali Bantu Community Association of Maine and the All Nepal Peasants’ Federation As the COVID-19 pandemic adds 83–132 million people to the world’s hungry this year, the Food Sovereignty Prize highlights grassroots efforts meeting urgent needs while advancing transformative solutions. Organized by the US Food Sovereignty Alliance (USFSA),… Read more »

First Genetically-Engineered Animals on Your Plate?

AquaBounty Still Pushing to Put GE Salmon in Markets We began following this story in May 2018 with this story: Salmon: God’s design or genetically engineered? Then in March 2019 the FDA announced that there were taking GE Salmon off the import alert list, but we didn’t know if that would be the last word:Genetically… Read more »