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Interview :: Environment
Adam Weissman on Freeganism
05 Jul 2006
Interview with Adam Weissman of
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Interview with Adam Weissman of

We discuss what freeganism is and how it began; how he found out about freeganism; urban foraging; really, really free markets; squatting in abandoned buildings; guerilla gardening; Food Not Bombs; dumpster diving; Dr. Ruth Kava of the American Council of Science and Health; Dr. Michael Greger; Oprah Winfrey’s food disparagement trial in Texas; why some freegans do not believe that veganism is free of exploitation; why freegans values are more loosely defined than vegans; the practice of plate scraping; shoplifting and employee scams amongst some freegans; Coca-Cola involvement in destroying the water supply in India and murdering union organizers in Columbia; Procter & Gamble’s animal testing; Nike and The Gap’s sweatshop labor.

Featured song is “Move Somethin’” by Scot-Free.


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