fix articles 118511, fast food nation
Jesuit Priest And War Resister On Ethical Imperative of Vegetarianism (tags)
Ethical, Health, Spiritual and other reasons a Catholic antiwar priest decided to become vegetarian
Why Do Fast Food Outlets Have Higher Crime Rates? (tags)
Adrenaline, additives, and preservatives in the food, impatience in fast food drivethrough queues, corporate objectification of the customer, poverty are some reasons for the higher crime rate at fast food outlets.
Fast Food Workers Win a Union…through Zoolidarity (tags)
Union members have watched in awe as fast food workers struck over the last year, calling for “$15 and a union.” Despite the slogan, however, the prevailing wisdom has been that union recognition isn’t really the goal; that’s too hard against giant employers insulated by a layer of franchises, with a part-time and transient workforce.
If You Eat, You Need to See “Food, Inc.” (tags)
If you eat, you need to see “Food, Inc.,” Robert Kenner's incisive documentary about the corporate food industry and its wanton disregard for workers’, farmers’ and consumers’ rights, the environment, freedom of speech and press and even the health of its customers. Kenner’s film shows how the industrial model of food production was pioneered by McDonald’s and other pioneering fast-food companies, and the awesome power of the corporate foodocracy in suppressing any debate about the health of its products and any regulation to stop corporate food from killing people.
Film Night at Flor y Canto: March 2003-September 2005 (Part 1 of 2) (tags)
To mark the five-year anniversary of the Eagle Rock Peace Vigil, here is a list of films shown at Flor y Canto over a two-and-a-half year period. These almost-weekly screenings were an outgrowth of the Eagle Rock Vigil. (A link to the rest of this list can be found below in "comments.")
United States government, 2005: If it walks like a goose… (Part II) (tags)
Part I (http://www.onlinejournal.com/Special_Reports/020905Drolette/020905drolette.html) compared Bush administration actions to the first seven of fourteen “basic characteristics” Laurence W. Britt claims (in his article “Fascism Anyone?”) typify fascistic regimes. Here’s a similar look at the list’s back end:
Behind the Barbed-Wire with Sherman Austin (tags)
Update about the last visit to Sherman.
Can Taco Bell's Guarantee that Forced Labor Did Not Pick the Tomatoes in its Chalupas? (tags)
A note from CIW on Day 8 of the Farmworkers' Hunger Strike outside Taco Bell world Headquarters in Irvine, CA
UPCOMING EVENTS AT FARMWORKER HUNGER STRIKE AT TACO BELL HQ (tags)
American "Waist" Land (tags)
Fast food signage dots the landscape beckoning all with cheap burgers and promotions. Could part of the real cost of these franchises be disposable workers and increased obesity among the patrons? Suggested reading: "Fast Food Nation" by Eric Schlosser, www.harpercollins.com