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June 2011

UPDATE: Facebook now allows our Marijuana Ads!

We reported yesterday that we were denied by Facebook to run ads around our  celebratory sale for Marijuana Is Safer: So Why are we Driving People to Drink? facebook page reaching 500,000+ fans.  Thank you to everyone for all their support. The response has been great! If you haven’t already use the code ‘SAFER’ when […]

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This Organic Life: Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader

The article  below appeared originally online at Edge of Page about Joan Dye Gussow newest book Organic Life: Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader. Yes, yes, I know: My Joan Gussow obsession borders on slightly stalkerish, but since it’s planting season, she’s probably out in the garden and not reading this. I don’t garden much.  I […]

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What’s Facebook’s Problem with Marijuana is Safer?

We are so proud of Steve Fox, Mason Tvert and Paul Armentano, co-authors of Marijuana Is Safer: So Why are we Driving People to Drink?. Over the past few years their tireless activism in support of reasonable legislation on the use of marijuana has garnered their respective organizations tons of attention and new followers. In […]

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Marijuana is Safer reaches 500,000 Fans!

In celebration of Marijuana is Safer Facebook page reaching 500,000 fans we are offering a special discount. Use the code SAFER at checkout and get it for only $5.99. (Sale runs until June 14) Did you know that Marijuana is Safer than Alcohol? So why does current policy punish adults who make the rational, safer […]

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Business Alliance for Local Living Economies Conference June 14-17

Business Alliance for Local Living  Economies (BALLE) upcoming conference in Bellingham, WA has a great lineup of speakers and events this year, especially around “community capital.”  Join the BALLE conference and learn how to build the businesses we need for a new economy — by reconnecting eaters with farmers, investors with entrepreneurs, and businesses with […]

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What This World Needs: More Inspiring Protest Mentors, Like Diane Wilson

 The article  below appeared originally online at OpEdNews by By Robert S. Becker about Diane Wilson newest book Diary of an Eco-Outlaw: An Unreasonable Woman Breaks the Law for Mother Earth. Legendary Texas journalist Molly Ivins once joked about rebel-rouser-activist Jim Hightower: “If Will Rogers and Mother Jones had a baby, Jim Hightower would be […]

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Fluoride Hoax Exploding: Alex Jones Interviews Dr. Paul Connett

The article below appeared online at  about an interview with Dr. Paul Connett who co-authored The Case Against Fluoride: How Hazardous Waste Ended Up in Our Drinking Water and the Bad Science and Powerful Politics That Keep It There. Following a successful anti-fluoride campaign in Canada, Dr. Paul Connett, Professor of Chemistry at St. Lawrence […]

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Global Campaign to Bestow Legal Rights on Mother Earth

The article  below appeared originally online at Inter Press Service by Thalif Deen. An international coalition of academics and environmental activists has launched a global campaign for the creation of a new U.N. convention to protect “mother earth”. With the United Nations fighting a relentless battle against water pollution, loss of biodiversity, desertification, deforestation, climate […]

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Chanterelle Dreams Come True! Greg Marley wins IACP’s Jane Grigson Award

Austin, TX – June 2, 2011 – Greg Marley, author of Chanterelle Dreams, Amanita Nightmares: The Love, Lore, and Mystique of Mushrooms was honored last night at the International Association of Culinary Professionals award ceremony. From a recent review by The Sierra Club Green Home: [Greg Marley’s] defense of fungi pulls from science, cultural history, […]

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Meat: Less, Better and Local

The article  below appeared originally online at Slow Food by Carlo Petrini who authored Terra Madre: Forging a New Global Network of Sustainable Food Communities. Working to save an agricultural breed from extinction is not merely about being attached to the past or idealism. The Slow Food Presidia are protecting dozens of breeds connected to […]

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