Trump’s foreign policy has been largely incoherent to experts and politicians, but a certain group of his supporters understand it as ushering forth the end times. That’s the topic of […]
How the presidential election was rigged
Over 1 million votes were lost in the 2016 presidential election — not physically lost, but voters who did not vote due to new voter registration laws. Journalist Ari Berman’s […]
Shrimp Politics – Shrimp's Carbon Footprint Is 10 Times Gre...
Tom Philpott, contributor to Mother Jones, joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, June 10th, to speak with Brian Standing about Shrimp Politics. Sadly, the reasons why shrimp are not […]
Bees and Agrichemicals, The Food Supply, Politics, Sociology, And Int...
Appropriately enough for a show called the Buzz, we’re looking at bees this week. Yeah, you knew we had to take advantage of that pun sooner or later. Bees, […]
Not Just The Bees: Bayer's Pesticide May Harm Birds, Too
Mother Jones’ Tom Philpott joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, April 8, 2013, to talk about Bayer’s pesticides, A pesticide that is mainstream in farming and agriculture, used because it is extremely effective in eliminating unwanted insects. However, studies show this pesticide is also responsible for harming bees and birds.
Superweeds In Half Of All US Farms
Tom Philpott joined the 8 O’Clock Buzz on Monday, March 4, 2013. Philpott is the co-founder of Maverick Farms, an educational non-profit that promotes community resources and helps reconnect local food networks. Currently he writes the food and agriculture blog for Mother Jones.