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Blog/News (August 17, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. This…
Black Lives Matter, activism, tolerance
Blog/News (August 13, 2017) The horrifying events over the weekend in Charlottesville are just the latest events demonstrating the rise of hate in the United States. White supremacists marched through the streets and the University of Virginia, wielding torches and explicitly…
economic power, community
Blog/News (August 11, 2017) On Monday, three of the corporate members of President Trump’s American Manufacturing Council dropped out of the Council after the president failed to promptly condemn the neo-Nazis and fascists for their conduct in Charlottesville.  Merck CEO…
racism, social justice
Blog/News (August 9, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
climate change, wheat, energy efficiency, divestment
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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by GM Watch By Claire Robinson August 2, 2017 Documents released in US cancer litigation show Monsanto’s desperate attempts to suppress a study that showed adverse effects of Roundup herbicide – and that the editor of the…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by Time  By Amanda McMillan and Julia Naftulin July 27, 2017 The organic food industry is a booming business, and with the recent sale of natural-foods giant Whole Foods to Amazon, it’s expected to grow even larger in the near…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by The Guardian By Oliver Milman August 1st, 2017 The global meat industry, already implicated in driving global warming and deforestation, has now been blamed for fueling what is expected to be the worst “dead zone” on record…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by Harvest Public Media  By Kristophor Husted July 26th, 2017 Hundreds of Midwest farmers are complaining of damage to their crops allegedly caused by the herbicide dicamba. The total number of damaged acres may come to more…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by EcoWatch  By Jessica Corbett August 3rd, 2017 A trove of Monsanto's internal records released on Tuesday raises serious concerns about company efforts to influence media reports and scientific research related to risks posed…

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Blog/News (August 8, 2017) Originally published by The Huffington Post By Carey Gillam 8/7/17 As agrochemical giant Monsanto Co. faces a growing wave of U.S. lawsuits over its top-selling Roundup herbicide line, among its key defense arguments is that the Environmental…

Blog/News (August 7, 2017) by Jes Walton, Food Campaigns Specialist Regenerative agriculture, while not a new concept, is gaining traction amidst increasing concerns around climate change and a lack of tangible, workable solutions that address the severity and timeliness of…

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Blog/News (August 7, 2017) It is back-to-school time! As the summer comes to an end, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to fill your kid’s lunch box with. Some of the most popular lunchtime snacks and foods have GMOs hidden in them. Other brands like…

Blog/News (August 1, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
godiva, organic, Climate
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Blog/News (July 25, 2017) Originally published by Food Navigator USA  By Elaine Watson May 18th, 2017 Members of the Canadian Parliament voted against approving mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods in a vote in the House of Commons yesterday. The private members…

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Blog/News (July 25, 2017) Originally published by EcoWatch By Farron Cousins July 13th, 2017 In late March, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt decided that his agency would not place an outright ban on a pesticide manufactured by Dow…

Blog/News (July 25, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
organic, Policy, Black Lives Matter, socially responsible, retirement
Blog/News (July 20, 2017) With the healthcare bill up in the air in the Senate, Mitch McConnell is desperate to get legislation passed that moves Trump’s agenda. That’s why he’s now trying to rush through an 850-page Energy Bill (The Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017…
dirty energy, pipeline, FERC
Blog/News (July 18, 2017) Earlier this summer, MoveOn.org launched the Resistance Summer, which was created to mobilize people around action and create tangible victories for environmental and social movements. We’re joining in with our Eight Weeks of Action series. We want…
food, energy efficiency, Break Up With Your Mega-Bank, Amazon
Blog/News (July 11, 2017) In an effort to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline earlier this year, individuals and institutions pulled their money out of the mega-banks that were funding this destructive pipeline, that threatens American Indian lands and the drinking water of…

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Blog/News (July 11, 2017) The USDA has extended the comment period deadline to August 25, 2017. Submit your comments now!  We’ve fought for years for labeling of genetically engineered (GE or GMO) food. Now, we need to push for the clear labeling of all GMOs. The U.S.…