By Fattima Mahdi Truth Theory A 65-year-old Indonesian man from Wonogiri regency has single-handedly turned his drought-prone village into a water-rich region by replanting trees for […]
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By Fattima Mahdi Truth Theory In the late 1990s, an experimental conservation project in Costa Rica saw a juice company dump 1,000 truckloads of discarded orange peel […]
By Amanda Froelich Truth Theory Sometimes, you just have to do things yourself — even if that means dedicating over a decade of your life to […]
By Amanda Froelich via True Activist The agrihood is located in Detroit, Michigan, and feeds thousands of families in the area. Children and adults can learn […]
By Jess Murray Truth Theory Ikea’s indoor garden system is the perfect option for those who wish to grow their own food all year round […]
by Michael Snyder What is causing all of these plagues to hit our food supply? Have you heard of citrus greening disease? Probably not, but […]
Based on Michael Pollan’s talk “Food Rules” given at the RSA, this animation was created in the context of the RSA/Nominet Trust film competition. Using […]
Capitalism is based on managing its inherent crises. It is also based on the need to maximise profit, beat down competitors, cut overheads and depress wages. In the 1960s and 70s, in the face of increasing competition from abroad, the US began to outsource manufacturing production to bring down costs by using cheap foreign labour. Other countries followed suit. Even more jobs were lost through the impulse to automate. To provide a further edge, trade unions and welfare were attacked in order to suppress wages at home. Problem solved. Or was it?