JZ Liszkiewicz: A Practical Guide to Hawaiian Secession

A Practical Guide to Hawaiian Secession The BBC reports this week that a secession movement in Hawaii continues to simmer under the surface: An upcoming election has highlighted the deep disagreement between native Hawaiians over what the future should look like. For some, it’s formal recognition of their community and a changed relationship within the …

JZ Liszkiewicz: Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda and Winning

Marion Nestle’s War on Soda In her new book, the nutrition expert lays bare the soda industry’s powerful and harmful tactics. Nestle thoroughly expounds on the soda industry’s marketing and corporate social responsibility tactics. She also details the way it is increasing focus on the developing world, marketing to children, targeting people of color, recruiting …

JZ Liszkiewics: Food Chains — Slavery & Abuse in America’s Food Production & Processing

In this exposé, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States. Food Chains reveals the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of …

JZ Liszkiewicz: Cannabis Science History

This 1 hr documentary profiles the highly decorated Israeli scientist who discovered THC decades ago and who collaborated with people who discovered the THC receptors in the human brain. Treatment of epilepsy with cannabis has been known in the Middle East for a huge number of years and scientifically for nearly 40 years, but all …