A Place at the Table –which includes interviews with Ken Cook, President, Environmental Working Group; authors Marion Nestle and Janet Poppendieck; Dr. J. Larry Brown, a former chairman of the Physician Task Force on Hunger in America; Joel Berg, head of New York City Coalition Against Hunger; and Academy Award winning actor and longtime hunger activist Jeff Bridges– paints a sobering picture of one of the world richest counties whose population is slowly starving in food deserts, while showing us that there has to be a change in long term policies for our long term good as a country.
|By: Steve Horn Wednesday May 2, 2012 2:19 pm|
State-level fracking chemical disclosure bills have been called a key piece of reform in the push to hold the unconventional gas industry accountable for its actions. The tale of hows a Texas bill became a national model exemplifies the stranglehold polluter power and corporations like have over both the federal government and statehouses nationwide. But ALEC wasn’t the only trojan horse behind the loophole-filled bill.