If you live in Minnesota, shaping the platform of the political parties to pay more attention to good food access and healthy, vibrant farms is something you have the opportunity to do on Tuesday, February 6 at 7pm with your fellow Minnesotans at the caucuses. Josh is joined by Nadja Berneche, chair of the St.
In the United States, a war on science has allowed product developers to determine the safety of their new products in nanotechnology and genetic engineering. Recently, the European Union has appeared to follow suit. Dr. Steve Suppan explores this issue and its possible ramifications.
The difficult business of assessing damage in the midst of a heavy storm is worth the effort if findings might offer some protection against further harm, provide insight about what to expect next, and help bind a community together to rebuild.
Often, state and local politicians are reluctant to wade into the international trade debate. But that doesn't meant they shouldn't. Around the US and abroad, local elected officials are taking action both to weigh in on trade negotiations and to counter the negative impacts of corporate-led trade agreements.
Agroecology is more than just a set of farming practices. Sustainable inputs and techniques are very much a part of the equation, but agroecology also involves a fundamental rebalancing of authority, with active conversations between farmers and technical experts that occur in specific cultural and ecological contexts.
As we come up on the first full year of the Trump administration, it's clear that damage has been done to many institutions and policies. Josh is joined by Ben Lilliston to discuss IATP's upcoming scorecard of the first year, and the effect this administration has had on agriculture, rural areas, and trade.
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