Time to end war against the earth

Vandana Shiva November 4, 2010 When we think of wars in our times, our minds turn to Iraq and Afghanistan. But the bigger war is the war against the planet. This war has its roots in an economy that fails to respect ecological and ethical limits – limits to inequality, limits to injustice, limits to…

What the Hell Happened to Our Food Chain?

OMG…this just in…are you aware? From the Organic Consumers Association today: Fish no longer eat other fish. Cattle eat corn, even though it makes them sick. Chickens eat corn and fish. And fish eat byproducts from cows and poultry. Even chicken feathers have become food. California grows oranges, but sends them away because they’re too…

Health & Wellness: The New Buzz Phrase or Pipedream?

How easy is it to achieve balance (spiritual, emotional, physical) and to attain ‘health and wellness’? If it is so easy, why aren’t more people healthy and well? Why aren’t they happy? More content with their lives? Taking less pharmaceuticals? The U.S. has soaring obesity rates, cardiovascular diseases (CAD, arteriosclerosis, etc), diabetes (and that western…