This is a film about Big Oil’s exploitation of indigenous people in South America. I actually did a project about this issue a few years back. Click the link below to learn more and find out where the movie is playing. Click below to watch the film trailer.
I will say this. Another reason why diversity in business, film and media are needed.
It is so interesting that more and more studies are coming out that vegetarianism and veganism is not just good for your health but good for the environment. Remember H1N1 was not about “dirty pigs” in Mexico, it is a direct result of corporate/mass farming. This article provides practical suggestions like cutting back on meat consumption once to a few times a week.
A well done piece by Dowd.
Photo of the Week
Source: Jorge Cham. PhD Comic
I’m not surprised but I thought if anyone had a chance it was Shaq. I wonder if he was sore after doing 1,000 push ups. I can only manage 10 at a time-sad but true.
This blog post is from one of the bloggers I enjoy following on Twitter, Pundit Mom. So click the link and subscribe to her posts.
This brings a new meaning to the term “Big Brother Is Watching.”
Oldies But Goodies
I do not know the whole story but I do know that this is the fate for many girls and women all over the world. Any mistake that “shames” the family is grounds for dis-ownership. One reason why I feel that education for all children is important.
This is an old article written by Harvard Cuban Scholar, Jorge I. Dominguez. It is a very interesting piece that shows just how flawed US Policy has been and why Obama should maintain his current method towards dealing with Iran and the recent controversey over their recent elections.