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How to be an activist based on Good Science

How to be an activist based on Good Science

  Within activism (particularly the GMO debate) it is common to hear one side dissing the other with claims of “bad science.”The truth is, there are “good science” studies on both sides of the GMO argument.  Meanwhile, we activists have some homework to do, so that our statements are founded in “good science” rather than mere opinion. Here’s how to be an activist based on “good science”: 1) Get a little Geeky.  Learn how to recognize “good science”:  learn how to find…

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Make L.A. a GMO-Free Zone

Make L.A. a GMO-Free Zone

The campaign to make L.A. a GMO-free Zone is getting lively again! Last October, Councilmembers Koretz and O’Farrell introduced a Motion to Los Angeles City Council.  The motion would make the City of Los Angeles a 502sq mile GMO-Free Zone with regards to plants and seeds which are grown or sold here.

Fear and Action

Fear and Action

Fear.  It’s that chill that creeps up your spine.  That awful, churning hot knot, deep in the pit of your stomach.  The tremble that makes your hands feel powerless.  The freeze-up, that tempts you to inaction.  But you can’t give in to it.  You still need to DO SOMETHING. I’m not a very public person by nature.  But right now life — my activist life, and life on the planet in general — demands that I do some very public…

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