Frances Moore Lappé

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In this moment, it’s truer than ever. So, let’s all join in phone & text banking voters & talking with friends who might not vote. And VOTE! This rallying cry was coined for teaching typing, but, hey, truth is truth! #midterms2022 #livingdemocracy #vote #voting
Often we underappreciate immigrant workers who cultivate food for our table. Rather than fear competition, let’s express our appreciation for essential workers—like those helping to feed us! Check out candidates thoughts on immigration:
Pro-life, Pro-choice, Pro-conscience. Everyone deserves the right to think and decide based on their beliefs & needs. With overturn of Roe v. Wade this year, it is crucial for citizens to understand the implication that candidates will provide. #midterms2022 #senate #elections
Agriculture shouldn't be reduced to just food production, according to Blain Snipstal (of @saafon4farmers). We need to be thinking about how to build thriving rural livelihoods. Listen to the full episode of the #FeedPodcast: tabledebates.org/podcast/episod… #COP27 #cop27egypt
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Our democracy needs grt leaders on our biggest challenges. The climate crisis sure is one! See what candidates are saying below. #midterms2022 #democracyreform #socialchange #livingdemocracy #voting #votingrights #democracy #politics #election #government #protest #electionday
70% of 18-29-year-olds don’t feel represented in Congress. Only 50% of them voted in the 2020 election. We can do better. Let’s vote & encourage each other to vote. Try text banking. It’s fun. #midterms2022 #livingdemocracy #voting #reform #democracy #politics #election #gov
More on the rebranding of @gatesfoundation flagship agricultural development program: "AGRA Retreats from its Own ‘Green Revolution’ ... Without its core mythology, what does @AGRAAlliance stand for? foodtank.com/news/2022/10/a… @TimothyAWise @foodtank @IATP
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Out today: #FoodSystems account for 33% of emissions, but receive only 3% of climate finance. All countries must transform the way we produce, process and consume food. Watch the video, and read our new report 👉bit.ly/3yGsm9Fpw
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Today! Join: Honoring Silent Spring: Stories from the Frontlines of the Fight for a Pesticide-Free Future—a webinar to empower us against deadly pesticides & protect biodiversity worldwide. Sign up here! @annalappe #pesticides #agriculture #farming bit.do/fVpPk
Powerful investigative reporting about nutritionists' national association and corporate capture. Great thread below: @USRightToKnow @garyruskin twitter.com/garyruskin/sta…
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FAQs are always important information! Please continue to ask questions & continue to get out & vote! This election, Phone banking & contributing to the community in any way is SO important. Help us build up our community of common good by making sure our voices are heard.
Read this! Get mad! Then join the efforts around the country to support a transition away from these dangerous petrochemicals and vote into office elected officials who support just that. twitter.com/thenewledenews…
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Seeing waste, destruction, & ill health from meat-filled diets, I got it: food choices are powerful! Food is life, connecting us w/ each other, the earth, & sky. Our actions change how the world works. If those actions are stuck behind policies & practices, we must change them! twitter.com/ElinSilveous/s…
Its not too late! Mail-in ballots are still available! Check out this website and see your states deadlines, due dates, and tracking. Don’t wake up on Nov. 9th, regretting missing your chance to vote. The thrill of democracy is here! Vote! Check it out: bit.do/fVsyV
This Thursday, @RAN hosts its annual ((online)) REVEL celebration and call to action. This is a now-more-than-ever organization with the vision and courage to move the needle on the climate crisis. Come listen and join us. Click here to register: ran.org/revel
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Celebrate Rachel Carson’s #SilentSpring! Tune into a lively conversation about pesticides, their impact, and what we can do on Oct 25 at 10amPDT. bit.ly/silentspringat… @annalappe @PattiNaylor2 @careygillam @KendraCKlein @CoryBooker
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One week away!! What we eat—and how we grow it—changes our world! Join: Honoring Silent Spring: Stories from the Frontlines of the Fight for a Pesticide-Free Future—to empower us to remove deadly pesticides & protect biodiversity worldwide. Sign up here! bit.do/fVpPk
Some GOOD news for a change! This week new Advisory Committee on Racial Equity (TACRE) promises Treasury department’s commitment to fair and equitable economy—essential for democracy! Let us hold them to it. bit.do/fVpkL #economy #politics #fairness #equity #democracy
For #WorldFoodDay, I want to share my journey w/ plant & planet-centered eating. Discovering the score of food waste & destruction, I realized everyday actions are a form of power. Changing mindsets can change the world! Begin w/ Diet for a Small Planet: bit.do/DSP5
I’m attending Call 4 Change’s event, “Virtual Phone Banks to DEFEND the Senate & House - Call Into Swing States. AZ, GA, PA, WI,NV & CA” – sign up now to join me! mobilize.us/call4change/ev…
Great organization looking for a stellar Ops Manager. Please pass around to your detail-oriented friends @HEAL_Food twitter.com/HEAL_Food/stat…
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A threat most don’t yet appreciate: Now, Center for International Environmental reveals “How Laundering Fossil Fuels in Agrochemicals Puts Climate and Planet at Risk.” We can’t let agribiz & its lobbying $$s planetary destroy health. Fascinating report: bit.do/fVpPm
What we eat—& how we grow it—changes our world! Join: Honoring Silent Spring: Stories from the Frontlines of the Fight for a Pesticide-Free Future—a webinar on 10.25 to empower us to remove deadly pesticides & protect biodiversity worldwide. Sign up here! bit.do/fVpPk
Don’t wake up on Nov 9th with gut-wrenching feeling you could’ve done more! Take action now using Swing Left’s resources: swingleft.org. Just type in your zip code & find out how YOU can be most effective & invite friends! @swingleft @democracynow #democracy #midterms
Could the Electoral College Act help lift our lagging democracy up to rank with EU & others? Maybe. @washingtonpost gives great explanation of the Act’s strength. To meet today’s BIG challenges our voices must be heard. Read More: ow.ly/FOtq50KZIfj
It's Indigenous People’s Day in MA, pls watch Bounty. It “reveals the hidden story of the Phips Proclamation, one of many scalp-bounty proclamations used to exterminate Native people to take their land in what is now New England.” upstanderproject.org/films/bounty
Have questions about upcoming elections? Washington Post has a grt guide! It breaks down everything from key issues to what results will mean on both sides. Share w friends & pledge eachother you’ll vote! Let’s get informed—check it out! ow.ly/z5N250L3x7L
World Food Day is one week away! Food is life, connecting us all with each other, the earth, & sky. Our actions change how the world works. With each bite, we can be the change we wish to see! About World Food Day:bit.do/fVjG5 My book: bit.do/fVjG4
Want to join me for this Call 4 Change event? We have power. Let’s use it. Thank you to the organizers! mobilize.us/s/p9dNYH
Poll of Local Election Officials Finds Safety Fears for Colleagues — and Themselves brennancenter.org/our-work/analy…
Disinformation is dangerous! Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro claims voter fraud, as he appears to be losing. Where did he get that idea? Hmm. May democracy win in Brazil. Read more: bit.do/fVk5m #elections #democracy #midterms #presidents #brazil #voting
Look at what I saw today!
Tragic! Unnecessary deaths from disinformation. Share widely & save lives. @publicintegrity @CommonCause @Demos_Org @Public_Citizen
Talk about unfair—check this out! No wonder Americans are suffering and ticked off, big time. Note:—it was not always like this! #inequality #wealth #meme #top10 #democracy
Woohoo! I’m so excited about our new Get Out & Vote: Our Stories. Every week, we will share our memorable voting experiences—Please join in! We'd love to hear ur story! Just use #Smallplanetvotes or tag me—I hope this gives people courage to #getout&vote & let ur voice be heard!
Curious abt #Voting & want to get started? Visit the official voting website to find all info u need to get out & vote! Just go to Vote.gov and find your state. #voting #votingrights #democracy #politics #midterms #senate #elections #getoutandvote
Shocking! 69% of both parties believe American democracy is in danger. We citizens can fix this! Here’s a map: Click on your state, volunteer & vote. Democracy is key to addressing all our biggest threats! Click here:bit.do/fVmrV #democracy #voting #voting rights
Did you know? 2-in-3 registered #voters see midterm election as super important. With spread of disinformation on concerns like climate change, our vote feels critical for us & our planet. It is our power for the world we want! #democracy Read more: ow.ly/HTHz50KVJxb
Peter Gubbels of @GroundswellInt warned of a deliberate strategy to reframe industrial agriculture and big tech as climate change heroes “rather than the climate change villains that they actually are.” @peterGSI @Afsafrica @SAFCEI @NnimmoB @drvandanashiva nation.africa/kenya/news/why…
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Cheers for Babcock Ranch FL--1st all solar town. Has 700k solar panels. Did NOT loose power! What a great lesson for all of us. @sunrisemvmt @annalappe @UNFCCC //www.cnn.com/2022/10/02/us/solar-babcock-ranch-florida-hurricane-ian-climate
Remarkable! Common Cause Alliance announced “Stories of Democracy” initiative. Only 50% of our youth 18-29 voted in the ‘20 election. W/ your efforts, more will speak out & encourage others to use their voice! #voting #youth #election Read more: bit.do/fVhYq
We can do better! U.S’s top 1% receives over 20% of the total income. That’s only 5% below the horrific inequality suffered in the Great Depression.We are a world outlier. Inequality can be fixed! #inequality #history #UnitedStates #evolution #politics bit.do/fVfg5
Carbon Capture: Billions of Federal Dollars Poured Into Failure foodandwaterwatch.org/2022/09/27/car…
Not only do these companies fight basic, common sense pesticide regulation any chance they can, but they also collude to hurt farmers' bottom line. @PAN_UK @pesticideaction @ETC_Group twitter.com/leahjdouglas/s…
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President Biden at this morning’s #WHConfHungerHealth: “If you look at your child and you can’t feed your child, what the hell else matters? In this country, no child should go to bed hungry. We should do big things and we should work on them together.”
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