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Poisoning Paradise: A Community Fights Back

“We have seen this beautiful piece of the planet called Sonoma County be governed by forces and economic theories that extract resources from the earth while extracting labor and livelihood from the people who create its beauty. We have seen our home become a playground for the rich.  The legal shenanigans from the County have

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U.S. farmers have received $7.7 billion (so far) in aid to offset Trump’s disastrous trade policies

We can’t afford this guy….added $2 trillion to debt for corporate donors already. Want to bet most of this “socialistic”  money goes to big ag who continue to buy out smaller family farmers? Corporate Welfare.  See: China triples Russian soybean imports as it cuts reliance on U.S. U.S. farmers have received $7.7 billion (so far) in

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The tiny crossroads of Freestone (pop. 32), on the road

Jair Bolsonaro launches assault on Amazon rainforest protections

Cutting down the earth’s lungs……”Silas Malafaia, an influential televangelist and close friend of Bolsonaro, said developed countries who centuries ago cut down their own forests should pay if they wanted Brazil to preserve the Amazon. “We’re going to preserve everything because the gringos destroyed what they had?” he said.” Jair Bolsonaro launches assault on Amazon

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Environmental Working Group and Ben & Jerry’s take stand against Farm Bill HR2

Here is an easy way to make your voice count. It’s time to act! Click here to urge your representative to protect our health and our environment. Vote no on the proposed farm bill! Dear consumer, The way your food is grown matters. That’s why at Ben and Jerry’s we choose to source our ingredients responsibly.

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Got Asthma?

This just in from Napa Vision 2050: “Last week we shot these photos of vineyard burning, a threat to health in our Napa Valley. Just look at the particles flowing up-valley from this burn going to the California Veteran’s Home.  The Napa County Agriculture Commissioner’s web page offers suggestions on how to get rid of

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