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New Documentary ‘Genetic Roulette’ Indicts GMO Agriculture: This Week Only, Watch Free Online!

Democracy relies on an informed citizenry. With the battle for GMO labeling ongoing in California and across the US, there’s never been a greater need for public awareness of the issues surrounding biotechnology, agriculture, and our food supply. For one week only — September 15th through the 22nd — you can watch the new documentary Genetic Roulette online for free! So take this opportunity to aggravate the biotechnology megacoporations pinning their hopes on an uninformed and apathetic public: watch, learn, reflect, and share!

September 15th

Fresh: the Movie (Review)

I finally had an opportunity to watch Fresh, the real-food whole-food farm-revolution documentary. It follows Food, Inc.’s footsteps, clamoring poignantly for a better food system. Fresh is a great introduction to some of the core food revolution issues, especially for newcomers to the movement. It’s also an extremely omnivore-friendly film; indeed, in my veganist opinion, animal-food enthusiasts are perhaps overrepresented. However, if you’re new to the real food movement — or just starting to explore idea of ditching the standard American (factory farmed) diet — Fresh is well worth watching.

June 22nd

Giveaway: PLANEAT Documentary, Real Food for the World

PLANEAT is a documentary making the food awareness circuit that discusses the global impact of the food we eat on a personal, environmental and economical level. Upon first receiving the PLANEAT DVD for review, I was a tad bit skeptical. There are so many food-based films out there — exposé-type documentaries like Forks Over Knives and Fat, […]

June 18th

Obesity is a Killer at Large (Film)

Lately, it seems that turning on the TV means hearing about the threats that face our nation. Whether it is terrorism, war, or the economy, news media often tells us that America is a nation under attack. Assuredly, all of these things can be reasons for concern, yet a more hidden aggressor ought to cause us potentially more anxiety: obesity, especially childhood obesity.

February 15th