Host David Delk talks with Julia Degraw, NW Organizer with Food & Water Watch, on the Oregon initiative campaign to label foods which contain GMOs in Oregon. Julia reviews what GMOs are, how they are different from seed saving and hybridization; what happened during the special session of the Oregon legislature; how two local Oregon county campaigns turned out and more.
Project Censored’s faculty adviser, Nolan Higdon, talks about the current condition of corporate news media and the need for alternative news sources. He describes how Project Censored got started following the Watergate scandal; how they pick stories for their annual report on the 25 most censored news stories and why a non-corporate owned media is important for a fully functioning democracy.
Guest Mary Wood, Faculty Director of the University of Oregon Environmental & Natural Resources Law Program, speaks with us about the use of nature trust law to bring us back from the fossil fuel induced environmental tipping point. She notes that our elected leaders as well as our regulatory agencies have been captured by the corrupting influence of the fossil fuel industries. Now we use he third branch of government to protect the environment.
Colby Clipston, Oregon Director of Wolf-PAC, speaks with host David Delk on the need for a 28th Constitutional Amendment stating that money is not speech. Wolf-PAC works to achieve that goal by pressuring the state legislatures to pass resolutions applying for an Article V constitutional convention to achieve their goal.
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