Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Message of Hope in Difficult Times – The National Heirloom Exposition Continues to Inspire

A Message of Hope in Difficult Times – The National Heirloom Exposition Continues to Inspire This report originally appeared at Positively Petaluma.   Seedsman Jere Gettle and his Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company crew have pulled off another of their annual paeans to heirloom produce and the food movement, as the fifth National Heirloom Exposition…

2014 USDA Organic Survey Highlights Press Release

Sales from U.S. Organic Farms Up 72 Percent, USDA Reports WASHINGTON, Sep 17, 2015 –Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the results of the 2014 Organic Survey, which show that 14,093 certified and exempt organic farms in the United States sold a total of $5.5 billion in organic products…

Air Force Times Runs Veterans Ad Urging Drone Operators: “Refuse to Fly” – KnowDrones.com

Reports KnowDrones.com: On September 14, 2015, Air Force Times published the advertisement shown here carrying the message from 54 U.S. military veterans urging U.S. drone operators to refuse orders to fly drone surveillance/attack missions. In addition to Iraq Veterans Against the War, KnowDrones.com, Veterans for Peace and World Can’t Wait, the ad is supported by:…

American Autumn: an Occudoc in Honor of the 4th Anniversary of Occupy Wall St.

In honor of the 4th anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, Acronym TV host and producer Dennis Trainor Jr. has shared his acclaimed documentary on the Occupy movement, American Autumn: An Occudoc, with the public to view or download for free. You may support Trainor’s work by making a donation here. American Autumn:an Occudoc from Dennis…

Venezuela Strategy Group Statement on Leopoldo Lopez Conviction

Courtesy of the Alliance for Global Justice (AFGJ). Writes Chuck Kaufman, national co-coordinator of the AFGJ and facilitator of the VSG state “If a US politician drives drunk and kills two kids in a crosswalk, he’ll go to jail. What Leopoldo Lopez did was much more deliberate and it resulted in 43 deaths, both opposition and supporters…