April 8, 2014

In Kentucky, the state legislative session is projected to end on April 15. In Alaska it’s April 20, and in Tennessee, it’s May 1. These dates mark one of the most risky periods for grassroots public health advocates, because the last weeks and days of the legislative session are one …

March 27, 2014

The people in a community are the natural stewards of their local environment. Yes, it’s a global environment and everything is connected. But everything that happens on earth happens somewhere in particular, and there are people there who, if their right to govern locally is not usurped, can create better …

March 7, 2014

PR Watch When the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), a Big Food lobby group, was sued for not disclosing the donors behind its heavyweight contribution to stop the Washington State ballot initiative to label genetically engineered foods in 2013, the public learned a few interesting things about its funding and plans. Not only …