Food Is Power and the Powerful Are Poisoning Us by Chris Hedges

by Chris Hedges Featured Writer Dandelion Salad Truthdig September 7, 2009 Our most potent political weapon is food. If we take back our agriculture, if we buy and raise produce locally, we can begin to break the grip of corporations that control a food system as fragile, unsafe and destined for collapse as our financial […]

Unleashing GMO Seeds: “Food is Power” by Stephen Lendman

Dandelion Salad by Stephen Lendman Global Research, January 19, 2008 Reviewing F. William Engdahl’s Seeds of Destruction, Part 3. Part III This is the third and final part of Stephen Lendman’s detailed review of William Engdahl’s Seeds of Destruction. The story is chilling and needs to be read in full to learn the type future […]

Students, Campuses and Dominant Corporate Power, by Ralph Nader

Dandelion Salad by Ralph Nader The Nader Page, July 16, 2022 July 18, 2022 When it comes to corporate power and control over their lives, now and into the future, today’s college students are perilously dormant. When it comes to putting pressure on Congress to counter the various dictates of corporatism, there is little activity […]

Pay Attention: Our Food System Is Broken, by Magnificent Mndebele

Dandelion Salad by Magnificent Mndebele New Frame June 4, 2022 Hunger and obesity are symptoms of the same problem. Activist Raj Patel’s latest film follows a Malawian farmer as she cares for the Earth while growing crops. “If you are not anxious at the moment, there must be something wrong with you. How can you […]

A Blizzard. A Power Outage. A Failure of the Heart. by Rivera Sun

by Rivera Sun Writer, Dandelion Salad February 25, 2021 A continent-wide snow storm swept across the United States last week. From Seattle to Baton Rouge and from Dallas to Minneapolis, people grappled with road closures, shutdowns, power outages, and freezing temperatures.

Humanitarian Aid Blocked from Entering Venezuelan Embassy in Washington D.C. by David Swanson + Medea Benjamin: Venezuelan Embassy’s Power Cut

by David Swanson Writer, Dandelion Salad Let’s Try Democracy May 10, 2019 Two months ago, I heard a story. You heard it too, if you went anywhere near a television or a newspaper in the United States. The government of Venezuela needed to be overthrown because it wouldn’t allow in humanitarian aid.

Strengthening Corporate Power–New NAFTA Worse Than the TPP by Pete Dolack

by Pete Dolack Writer, Dandelion Salad Systemic Disorder July 19, 2017 As a candidate for president, Donald Trump claimed he wanted a better deal for U.S. workers. Surprise! Oh, okay, that he was lying really isn’t a surprise at all. Far from a “better deal,” the Trump administration is now offering a North American version […]

Noam Chomsky: State Power Trumps Actual Security Again and Again + Helen Caldicott Nuclear Symposium: The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction + On The Beach

Dandelion Salad Last updated: March 7, 2015 with Noam Chomsky strugglevideomedia on Mar 2, 2015 Speaking at the “Nuclear Free World” conference 3/1/15 in New York City Noam Chomsky speaks about the long history of U.S. policymakers risking everything in order to increase the power of the U.S. government over some part of the world. […]

Washington’s Trans-Pacific Power Play by Ashley Smith + TPP Raises Fears of Global Internet Censoring

Dandelion Salad [Please scroll down to find the Action Alerts and sign them.] by Ashley Smith April 23, 2014 The U.S. military wants it, and so does Corporate America–which is why we should beware BARACK OBAMA is headed to Asia for a four-country tour designed to revive diplomatic and economic attention on the region […]

Global Power Project: The Group of Thirty, Financial Crisis Kingpins by Andrew Gavin Marshall

by Andrew Gavin Marshall Writer, Dandelion Salad Originally published on, 18 December 2013 February 25, 2014 Following parts one, two and three of the Global Power Project’s Group of Thirty series, this fourth and final installment focuses on a few of the G30 members who have played outsized roles both in creating and managing various financial crises, providing […]

#TPP Fast Track Targets Local Foods Efforts by Karen Hansen-Kuhn + Take Action!

Dandelion Salad by Karen Hansen-Kuhn Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy January 28, 2014 Congress is quietly considering legislation that would speed the passage of two mega trade agreements, and seeks to specifically eliminate government programs that favor “localization.” The bill would give the Obama Administration what is known as “fast track” authority—meaning Congress would […]

The Fukushima Secrecy Syndrome – From Japan to America by Ralph Nader + Nader On The Dangers of Nuclear Power (1974)

Dandelion Salad by Ralph Nader The Nader Page January 24, 2014 Last month, the ruling Japanese coalition parties quickly rammed through Parliament a state secrets law. We Americans better take notice. Under its provisions the government alone decides what are state secrets and any civil servants who divulge any “secrets” can be jailed for up […]

Kevin Zeese: US Pushing for the Most Extreme Pro-Transnational Corporate Power Positions (#TPP)

Dandelion Salad TheRealNews on Dec 14, 2013 Kevin Zeese: U.S. Trade Representative wants to keep the public in the dark because TPP will threaten food safety and raise drug prices, and many Asian countries involved in negotiations are also turned off by the deal.