Are CAFOs Linked to the Swine Flu Outbreak?

Are CAFOs Linked to the Swine Flu Outbreak? by Reid Mukai, CAGJ member On April 25th, Tom Philpott of the news site Grist was one of the first American reporters to make a connection between possible…

9th Annual MAY 1 MARCH & RALLY – March with CAGJ!

Presented by El Comite Pro-Reforma Migratoria Y Justicia Social/The Committee for Immigration Reform and Social Justice 3:30PM Friday March begins @ St. Mary’s Church, 611 20th Ave South, and ends at Occidental Park in Pioneer Square….

Carta abierta al Presidente de los Estados Unidos, Sin Maiz no hay Pais

An Open Letter to the President of the United States from the Without Corn there is no Country National Campaign (Sin Maiz no hay Pais), on the ocassion of Obama’s visit to Mexico. For more information…

Open Letter to the President of the United States from the Without Corn, there is no Country National Campaign

An Open Letter to the President of the United States from the Without Corn there is no Country National Campaign (Sin Maiz no hay Pais), on the ocassion of Obama’s visit to Mexico.  For more information…

April 28: CAGJ Trade Justice Meeting to begin organizing for 10th Anniversary of WTO protests

Join CAGJ for our Trade Justice Project meetings, where we will decide how best to mark the 10th anniversary of the WTO Protests: bring your ideas and willingness to help organize! When: Tuesday April 28th, and…

Witness for Peace and CAGJ Event a Success!

CAGJ recently co-sponsored an event at Seattle’s Labor Temple called “Let Us Eat! Food Security, Trade and Migration in the U.S. and Mexico as NAFTA Turns 15”. Witness for Peace took the lead on organizing this…

Green Revolution is a bust in India

Two recent stories on NPR point to the limitations of the 1st green revolution, listen to them or read their transcripts in the links below. Green Revolution’ Trapping India’s Farmers In Debt ……The groundwater problem has…

TAKE ACTION on pending Food Safety Legislation!

See below for an action alert from the Cornucopia Institute: Critical Pending Food Safety Legislation: Supporting Viable Federal Oversight over Corporate Agribusiness. We Must Tell Congress to also Protect High Quality Organic and Local Food. 1. HR…

TAKE ACTION to protect farming!

Please see below for action you can take to help protect the future of farming! A message from Sno-Valley Tilth: Right now, King County is seeking public input about the future of farming in the county. It…

Tell Washington State Members of Congress To Oppose Panama Trade Agreement

The office of the U.S. Trade Representative has said it wants to move forward this year with the Panama Free Trade Agreement — a trade deal negotiated by the Bush administration that repeats most of the…