(2015/03/13) Personal, societal and environmental health (Food System)
March 13, 2015•73 min
Edition #905 Today we take a look at what we put in our bodies, how it gets there and how we could do things differently for the betterment of all Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: Gabriel Cortez (@gabesoprock): Perfect Soldiers - The Bigger Picture Project (@BigPicCampaign) - Air Date: 2-5-14 Ch. 3: Song 1: N/A Ch. 4: Act 2: Drinking a 'Medium' Soda Per Day Can Age You As Much As Smoking - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 10-22-14 Ch. 5: Song 2: "Diet Coke" - Airbäg Ch. 6: Act 3: CFC Keynote - @JoelSalatin - Polyface Farm Part 1 - @marioninstitute - Air Date: 11-5-14 Ch. 7: Song 3: Garden Song - Around the Campfire Ch. 8: Act 4: Industrial Vs Sustainable Agriculture - @FoodMythBusters - Air Date: 08-26-13 Ch. 9: Song 4: Mothers of the Night - Last Night Ch. 10: Act 5: CFC Keynote - @JoelSalatin - Polyface Farm Part 2 - @marioninstitute - Air Date: 11-5-14 Ch. 11: Song 5: Moment of Truth - Diversity Ch. 12: Act 6: NYTimes: U.S. Research Lab Lets Livestock Suffer in Quest for Profit - @Radio_Dispatch - Air Date: 1-26-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: Down On The Farm - Dancing In The Streets Ch. 14: Act 7: Curbing #FactoryFarming via @ASPCA & @UN — Best of the Left Activism Ch. 15: Song 7: Right to Complain - Backatown (Bonus Track Version) Ch. 16: Act 8: You Won't Believe What Goes On At These "Farms" - @RedactedTonight w/ @LeeCamp - Air Date: 02-22-15 Voicemails Ch. 17: The problem with the gender binary - Ash from Washington, DC Ch. 18: #YesAllPolice started by family member of man killed by police - Dede from Philly Ch. 19: Libertarian on how tax money is spent - Mick from Australia Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 20: Final comments on libertarianism's lack of a better alternative to government Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Activism: Curbing #FactoryFarming via @ASPCA & @UN Take Action: 10 Ways You Can Fight Factory Farms via The ASPCA Fight Factory Farming via The Humane Society Additional Activism/Resources: Sign: Protect Farm Animals petition from The Humane Society Use the WorldAnimalNet directory HERE to find anti-factory farm as well as animal rescue/adoption organizations in your country, state, and city. Sources/further reading: "Rearing cattle produces more greenhouse gases than driving cars, UN report warns” via the United Nations News Centre Farm Animal Cruelty — ASPCA facts on factory farms "How to Stop the Next Pandemic: End Factory Farming” by Thom Hartmann via Truthout Watch: “Us & The Planet” video from Animals Australia at #MakeItPossible Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!