Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) (repost)

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is an American 1939 comedy/drama film starring James Stewart and Jean Arthur, about one man’s effect on American politics. It was directed by Frank Capra – his last film for Columbia Pictures … Read More

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Supermarkets: What Price Cheap Food? (must-see)

Note: replaced video Aug. 5, 2012

One Beautiful Tomato and Lots of Cucumbers

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on Dec 24, 2010

Gone are the days of grazing cattle now we have mega dairies that are rarely witnessed by the public where cows rarely go outside. Journalist David Kirby of New York (author of Animal Factory) describes them as factories rather than farms. Is animal welfare being sacrificed for volume? Panorama manages to gain entrance into a modern pig farm in North Carolina where pigs are injected with antibiotics and fed with hormones that enable them to grow from the size of a fist to the size of an adult in just five months. The Orwellian term C.A.F.O (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) is used by the US government to describe the modern factory farming operation.

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