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EDITORIAL: We Can Do Better Than California Broccoli

Jan 17, 2013 No Comments by

Happy New Year, 2013. Good news is not always easy to find in America’s Industrial food system. Recent articles highlighted in Ecology Florida News have focused on the relative scarcity of local farmers’ markets and CSAs in the state, knotty issues associated with GMOs, and a critique of the dominance of our food culture by […]

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OPINION: How Do Your Choices Impact America’s Food Culture?

Dec 28, 2012 No Comments by

During a time of year that is culturally characterized by excessive food-centered festivities, (Nation of Change, “What’s for Dinner?”) Jim Hightower asks us to consider, not only what we are consuming and where it comes from, but ways in which we can cultivate sustainable alternatives to the dominant agri-business framework that determines how most of […]

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EDITORIAL: Corporations are People and The Earth is the Center of the Universe

Sep 03, 2012 No Comments by

Citizens in a few select states are being inundated by advertisements and phone contacts (many of them robo-calls) on behalf of Presidential candidates.  Florida is one of those states.  They are called battleground states because the polls indicate that neither candidate has a significant lead – so there is a battle for voters’ support.  Others […]

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OP/ED: The American Future: High Speed Rail and Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure

May 17, 2012 No Comments by

This article originally published on NewPortRichey.Patch.com is Copyright 2012 Robert C Marlowe, and republished with permission. Geeknote: Fair warning disclaimer– This is the most “political” GEEKNOTE I’ve ever written. I may make you mad, but I hope that I make you think. The past two weeks have been a bit of a blur. Two weeks […]

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EDITORIAL: Dining and Dreaming at the Top of World

Mar 14, 2012 No Comments by

When considered in the context of sustainability, the crowded happy ambiance of mid-scale franchise restaurants seems drawn from a strange, fantastic dream.  It would be a very strange dream indeed were such a scene to drift into the deep-sleep tableau of any of the billion or so residents of the planet living close to starvation, […]

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EDITORIAL: Transforming Transformation in 2012

Jan 09, 2012 No Comments by

As 2012 begins, we witness a world in the throes of transformation.  There is nothing particularly new about this.  The contemporary world, born out of the great revolutions of the modern era (the American, the French, and perhaps most of all the Industrial), exists in a state of perpetual transformation. Very little seems to last […]

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