Topic: Agriculture

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From farmer to filmmaker

Bhaurao Karhade, who considers Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali his cinematic Bible, sold five acres of farmland to make a rustic and gutsy Marathi film, Khwada...   [ continue reading...]

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Uncomfortable silences: anti-slavery, colonialism and imperialism

The history of anti-slavery is replete with lessons, but those commonly cited by the new abolitionists are not the right ones. A 19th-cen...   [ continue reading...]

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Ten Ways to Challenge Capitalism's Death Grip on Daily Life

Widespread support for moves toward a solidarity economy will be easier to gain if activists have good answers to questions about how such a move will not lead...   [ continue reading...]

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Justice denied: the Thai activist who risked all to save his environment

The recent Thai Supreme Court acquittal of three men who masterminded the murder of environmental activist Charoen Wat-aksorn, shows a skewed justice system tha...   [ continue reading...]

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Paul Ryan Reading Guide: The Best Reporting on the House Republican

Editor's note: This post was first published Aug. 11, 2012. It was corrected Aug. 12 and has been updated with new material.  Tweet #RyanRea...   [ continue reading...]

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The Republican Congressional Caucus Has Devolved Into a Comedy of Errors

If it were under the big top, it would be a hilarious clown show—with pratfalls, wild posturing, tumbling, juggling and a cacophony of comic chaos. But...   [ continue reading...]

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Why New US Ozone Standards Aren't Enough to Protect Health and the Environment

On October 1, the US Environmental Protection Agency announced new standards for ground-level ozone. Much of the discussion around the new regulations has cente...   [ continue reading...]

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Terrace Farming – an Ancient Indigenous Model for Food Security

Terrace farming as practiced from time immemorial by native peoples in the Andes mountains contributes to food security as a strategy of adaptation in an enviro...   [ continue reading...]

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Spudman meets the Physiocrats

Still, wouldn’t it be nice if there were a contemporary economics that properly wrestled with the problem of agriculture and environment in the way that t...   [ continue reading...]

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Cop Not Facing Charges After Helping His Brother Get Rid of Murdered Girlfriend’s Body

According to investigators, traces of blood were found on a blanket and trunk of a police cruiser that was registered to Nick Houck. Bardstown, Kentuc...   [ continue reading...]

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What Happened When Sam Harris Tried (and Failed) to Embarrass Noam Chomsky

Chomsky's self-appointed antagonist is more off-base and offensive than many realize. In April 2015, Sam Harris—an author, neuroscientist and s...   [ continue reading...]

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Monsanto Solicited Academics to Bolster Pro-GMO Propaganda Using Taxpayer Dollars

Thousands of emails reveal how Monsanto enlisted public university academics to prop up their massive PR machine. (Image: Abstract green, shaking hands via Shut...   [ continue reading...]

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On the News With Thom Hartmann: Our Oceans Are in Serious Trouble, and More

Want to support Truthout's work and make double your impact? Click here to make a donation that will be matched dollar-for-dollar - for a limited time only. In...   [ continue reading...]

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Lets the Science Deniers Have It: 'The Beginning of the End of an Informed Democracy'

The renowned astrophysicist discusses his show "StarTalk" and the state of science in America. If Americans agree about one thing, it’s th...   [ continue reading...]

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This Tiny Country Is Going 100 Percent Organic

In 2011, the tiny mountain nation of Bhutan announced a lofty goal: make the country’s agricultural system 100 percent organic by the year 2020. If it succeed...   [ continue reading...]

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Polish "Farm Defenders" Arrested and Imprisoned

Five of eleven Polish farmers arrested earlier this month for joining in protests against large scale land-grabs by foreign investors are still being held in cu...   [ continue reading...]

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The resistance of the Kaiowá Guaraní

In the Brazilian State of Mato Grosso do Sul, the indigenous people’s truth is still being denied at gunpoint by the landowners’ truth, with the help of the...   [ continue reading...]

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Vale George Bender who fought for the right to lock the gate

Wed, 21/10/2015 By Pip Hinman, Sydney George Bender, a 68­-year­-old cotton...   [ continue reading...]

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A Glittering New Capital City For Andhra Pradesh, But At Whose Cost?

Farmers who were asked to give up their land to build a new city are a disgruntled lot and questions remain about the environmental costs too   [ continue reading...]

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California Solar Development Often Occurring On Wilderness Lands

More than half of the large solar energy installations that have been built or are planned in California are being Solar power plant in California's Mojave...   [ continue reading...]

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