The US FDA is bad, but the US EPA is probably worse. While people in Vermont concentrate on political secession, the deeper truth is that a different kind of secession, ie environmental- and health-motivated secession, is even more legitimate, moral, and wise. The United States currently exists only to protect the short term profits of corporations. That means it isn’t a nation without a state, but in truth the world’s only state without a single nation. For this reason, new thinking, and a different emphasis is needed.
U.S. Links Pesticides to Honey Bee Deaths, but Resists Ban
If you’ve ever seen an olive tree, or used olive oil, you know it is a tasty and precious thing. But the Mediterranean olive has a (high altitude) Saharan cousin.
Sahara Olive Tree: Genetic Heritage to Be Preserved