Since 1987 there have been 29,000 field tests of genetically engineered crops in the U.S. A report released by the Safe Foods Campaign and GE Food Alert last week reveals that little to no ecological safety testing was conducted during the field trials.
We’re going to create. Our art is our own; spontaneous, rebellious, and loud. It will permeate the senses, exfoliating the establishment from our pores, disseminating the seeds of free creativity while fertilizing against the usurpation of our abilities.
Mumia Abu-Jamal, journalist and MOVE member, is on Pennsylvania's death row after a sham trial. Tens of thousands of activists, concerned citizens and progressive groups around the world have mobilized to stop his murder by the state. One such group is Groove Embassy Records, which is offering the single "Freedom of Speech" by hip hop duo Buddha Mind as one more tool in the fight to raise awareness of Mumia's case.
Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Bruce Shapiro, contributing editor with the Nation Magazine, who considers the execution of Timothy McVeigh and the impact it may have on the growing national debate over capital punishment.