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Nov 21, 2017
Farmers called on ASEAN Summit leaders to adopt the UN  Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in the Rural Areas on November 12, 2017. Photo: @via_campesina/Twitter

Food sovereignty group publishes report

Lois Ross
Global small farmer movement La Via Campesina has released a report on food sovereignty and food production problems around the world.
Blog
Nov 17, 2017
Close up of doctor taking blood pressure.  Image: World Bank Photo Collective/flickr

Medicalizing high blood pressure

Jesse McLaren
New guidelines have labeled millions more people as hypertensive, but will this help prevent the social, economic and ecological causes of cardiovascular disease?
Photos
Nov 6, 2017
Generation Nutrition program for Canadian schools. Photo: Action Against Hunger

Canadians need to grow their own food

Danny Glenwright
Policymakers must make it easier to educate children and families as the government finalizes this country's first national food policy
Blog
Nov 6, 2017
Generation Nutrition program for Canadian schools. Photo: Action Against Hunger

Canadians need to grow their own food

Danny Glenwright
Policymakers must make it easier to educate children and families as the government finalizes this country's first national food policy
Columnists
Nov 1, 2017
Photo: Alan Lissner/freegrassy.net

Food, truth, and reconciliation

As 'The Lancet' releases shocking information on deaths cause by pollution, the continuing saga of Grassy Narrows’ mercury poisoning remains the shame of Canada
Blog
Oct 10, 2017
Bee collecting pollen. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Jon Sullivan

It's time to nix neonics

David Suzuki
If we care about the quality and security of our food sources -- and the species and ecosystems they rely on -- the time for neonics is over.
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Oct 6, 2017
In 2012, hundreds of demonstrators marched from an Ottawa science conference to Parliament Hill under the banner the ‘Death of Evidence’. Photo: Richard Webster/deathofevidence.ca

The corporate assault on science

Murray Dobbin
Scientists have fought back against irrationalism. They also need to fight against corruption in their own ranks
News
Oct 6, 2017
In 2012, hundreds of demonstrators marched from an Ottawa science conference to Parliament Hill under the banner the ‘Death of Evidence’. Photo: Richard Webster/deathofevidence.ca

The corporate assault on science

Murray Dobbin
Scientists have fought back against irrationalism. They also need to fight against corruption in their own ranks
News
Sep 14, 2017
Medicare for All Rally in Los Angeles - Feb 2017. Photo: Molly Adams/flickr

Talking to Americans: The health-care debacle

Karl Nerenberg
Many Democrats are showing a renewed interest in a robust public sector solution to the U.S. health insurance system. And their solution would go a lot further than Obamacare.

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