Monthly Archives: December 1999

Will The Homeless Be Able To Stomach Tofu Turkey?

Dennis T. Avery An Actor’s Holiday Gesture, No Matter How Well-Intentioned, Won’t Win the World Over to Vegetarianism CHURCHVILLE, Va. – Martin Sheen is offering fake-turkey dinners to homeless shelters this Christmas season. The actor, who plays the president on … Continue reading

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Biotech Foods. . .Safe, Tested And Ready For The World

Dennis T. Avery The Real Risk Is Starvation In Poor Countries, Not Genetically Engineered Food CHURCHVILLE,Va.–When environmental protesters took over Seattle to rail against the World Trade Organization, they held a seminar on the evils of biotechnology in food production. … Continue reading

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WTO Protesters Would Consign World’s Poor To Misery

Dennis T. Avery Only Trade And Investment Can Deliver The Third World From Poverty SEATTLE-At first glance, the environmental activists who protested the World Trade Organization’s recent meeting here seemed more naive than violent. One group from northern California was … Continue reading

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Harvest of Injustice

Reviewed by Dennis T. Avery Book Review of Harvest of Injustice: Legal Services vs. the Farmer by Rael Jean Isaac December 1999 World demand for fruits and vegetables will increase five-fold in the decades ahead, and the U.S. has a … Continue reading

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