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Radioactive Metal from Nuclear Weapons Facilities May End up in Your Shopping Bag
Posted on: Feb 8, 2013, Source: WhoWhatWhy.com
If the Department of Energy gets its way you may up with eye glasses, pacemakers, zippers, braces and more made from our nuclear weapons complex.
Can a Small Community Throw a Monkey Wrench Into the Global Fracking Machine?
Posted on: Jan 30, 2013, Source: WhoWhatWhy.com
Woodstock, the iconic counter-culture capital of the world, has become the first municipality to call for legislation to make fracking a Class C felony.
Recasting the Web: Information Commons to Cash Cow
Posted on: Aug 25, 2002, Source: Extra!
Like other media, the Internet's content and infrastructure are being gobbled up by media corporations, threatening the model of the Web as an open forum.
Seeds of Destruction
Posted on: Mar 20, 2002, Source: In These Times
The discovery of genetically engineered maize growing in Mexico, a country which has outlawed it, has raised the stakes on GMO's.
Down on the Farm: Modern Day Sharecroppers
Posted on: Jan 24, 2002, Source: TomPaine.com
Aggressive agri-giants are turning poultry farmers into bird babysitters, while shaping a dismal future for American agriculture in general.
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