Breast Cancer, Pinkwashing, and Strength

Chances are, if you are reading this you are aware of breast cancer. You may not know all the details, but you know it can be an incredibly scary diagnosis. By now, you are¬†aware that women should regularly do breast … Continue reading

U.S. – China Greener Consumption Forum: Power of the Purse to Protect the Planet

I strongly believe in the expression that we vote every time we choose¬†how we spend our money – whether that is buying one product over another or opting to not buy anything at all. We vote on public and private … Continue reading

Oxfam and World Food Day 2012

Global Hunger You must know by now that the world has a hunger problem. Do you remember your parents telling you to clean your plate because there were starving children in Africa. That correlation really didn’t make a lot of … Continue reading

World Water Day 2012 – Water and Food Security

This year’s theme for the United Nation’s annual celebration of freshwater is “Water and Food Security.” World Water Day is becoming increasingly important to environmentalists, human rights advocates, agriculturalists, and really all people, to raise greater awareness of the struggle for … Continue reading