Category Archives: Agriculture

Agriculture

Sources & Organizations Green Party Specific Information Agriculture – GP . Green Party Platform on the Issues . Specific Issues Index from Creating Better World .

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Food Industry

Sources & Organizations Children’s Health Defense ReAct Specific Information Big Food – CHD Curbing Antimicrobial Resistance in Food Animal Production – RA Take action – Antibiotic resistance – ReAct (reactgroup.org) – RA What do we need? – RA . Specific … Continue reading

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Re-establish and strengthen the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration – BS

Lobbyists and the Trump administration have gutted GIPSA and blocked rules helping farmers. As the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition details, “the 2008 Farm Bill required USDA to write regulations to empower GIPSA to provide basic protections for farmers who do … Continue reading

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Incentivize farmers to develop ecologically regenerative farming systems – BS

Incentivize farmers to develop ecologically regenerative farming systems that sharply reduce emissions; sequester carbon; and heal our soils, forests, and prairie lands. Help farms of all sizes transition to ecologically regenerative agricultural practices that rebuild rural communities, protect the climate, … Continue reading

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Labor

The right to organize unions, bargain freely and strike when necessary is being destroyed by employers and their representatives in government. Today, nearly one out of ten workers involved in union organizing drives is illegally fired by employers who wage … Continue reading

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Climate Change Solutions

1.  Strong International Climate Treaty The climate treaty reached in Paris in December, 2015 is inadequate to address the climate change crisis. The 195 nations involved pledged to reduce greenhouse gases. The pledges are not mandatory, however. The treaty does … Continue reading

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Agriculture

Food is a necessity and a fundamental human right. All people have a right to adequate, safe, nutritional and high quality food; and those who grow it have a right to a fair return for their labor. The United States’ … Continue reading

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