The Canadian government is receiving help from the private sector to create a sustainable agricultural industry. “Plant and animal scientist Ralph Martin, a Nova Scotia-based academic and director of the Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada, has been appointed chair of Sustainable Food Production at the University of Guelph, a post backed by a $3-million grant from Loblaw Cos. Ltd. Prof. Martin’s post at the country’s largest agriculture school is the first privately funded academic chair of its kind in Canada. Its creation is part of the grocery giant’s foray into bringing positive change to the food system.”
Compared to people who took a placebo, the brains of those who took caffeine pills had a temporarily smaller gray matter volume.
“It is more human to laugh at life than to lament it.”
Out of sight, but not out of mind.
Entrenched business wisdom says that community-led economic systems are pure fantasy. Douglas Rushkoff disagrees.