How will the price of gas affect the price of food? And so we ask: Where is the money in the legalization of cannabis?
Show #1127: California's Green -Gold Rush II; The Money - (10.25 MB) Listen Now Guests Cannabis Financial Consultants John Downs from Arcview and Gavin Kogan from Grupo Flor Subject: Cannabis is projected to generate so much money for California its treasurer is asking for a fleet of armored cars to pick it up and take it to Sacramento.
Show #1090: Of Sanctuary Cities & Lifeboat Ethics - (14.66 MB) Listen Now Guest: Matt O'Brien, Director of Research, Federation for American Immigration Reform Subject: Hundreds of millions, give or take, would like to clamber into the sanctuary of lifeboat USA. One such conference, Eco Farm, brings together like minded ecofarmers from around the world, and they lead us to ask.... Topics include what makes ecological farming different from organic and other styles of farming; how the Eco Farm conference works to propagate ecological farming; and whether ecofarmers can grow enough food to feed a hungry world. - (14.77 MB) Listen Now Guest: James Bovard, Author & Anti-Czar Czar Subject: Topics include a look at the workings of USDA, an agency with a billion budget that grows nothing and sells nothing; who and what enjoys the largess of the USDA; and whether the USDA needs, as some assert, to be drained.
Given the condition of the waters in which they tread, who can blame them? Show #1086: To Subsidize Or Not to Subsize - (15.72 MB) Listen Now Guest: Don Scott, Director of Sustainability, National Biodiesel Board Subject: The federal government has subsidized the biofuel industry with tax credits and price supports. Topics include how fuels are made from plant and animal products; why the industry that manufacturers those fuels has been subsidized by the government; and whether government should continue to subsidize the biofuels industry.
D, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Georgetown University, Author Containment Subject: That accidental contaminations of food have periodically caused injury and death throughout the U. Topics include a look at past efforts to use food as a weapon of terror; the various ways food could be turned into weapons of terror; and what can be done to protect against such weapons.
Topics include a look at the consolidation of the liquor industry; how industry consolidation creates opportunity for local distillers; and how local distillers compete with the giants of the liquor industry.
Show #1124: The Big Bucks of Bottle Water - (5.01 MB) Listen Now Guests: Story of Stuff Campaign Manager Miranda Fox Subject: Topics include why the bottle water industry has grown so big, so fast; how industry participants have gained control of the sources of clean water; and why the public is paid so little for the water it pays so much for in plastic bottles. - (15.39 MB) Listen Now Guests: David Mc Cumber, Editor of the Montana Standard, and Bart Riley, Proprietor of Riley Meats Subject: Topics include how USDA subjected family food businesses to non-existent regulations; how non-existent regulations were used to find fault with, and even terminate, family food businesses; and speculation as to why USDA conducted this campaign of bureaucratic terrorism.
Show #1105: Food for Moods - (15.03 MB) Listen Now Guest: Dr.
Frieda Birndbaum, Research Pychologist, Author, Life Begins at 60 Subject: Why we, as a people, are becoming so emotionally challenged; ways we try to manage our emotions; and whether food can enable us to manage our moods.