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All Together Now - 05/24/12

Wellness Movement -- a talk with Meg Jordan about the Wellness Movement and the training of Wellness Coaches; the major revision of the MCAT for prospective medical students, which will now test for knowledge about psychological and sociological dimensions of medicine.

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All Together Now - 05/17/12

Localization and the Economics of Happiness -- a talk with Helena Norberg-Hodge, director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture about locally based alternatives to the global consumer culture; the DVD The Economics of Happiness, which includes "8 Facts about Globalization," as well as examples of the local and regional rising counterforce to a globalized economy.
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All Together Now - 05/10/12

Ecoliteracy -- Mothers Day program; lower test scores for children who have a tv in their bedroom; a talk with Zenobia Barlow, executive director of the Center for Ecoliteracy, about K-12 education for sustainability and the forthcoming book Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence.

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Food Safety -- a talk with Andrew Kimbrell, executive director of the Center for Food Safety in Washington, DC, and San Francisco; the lack of a unified food safety regulatory agency in the US; the threat of the 24D herbicide to kill the Round-Up-resistant super-weeds and put yet more toxins into our crops; the many successful food activist campaigns of recent years; the "Organic and Beyond" movement; the True Food Network     centerforfoodsafety.org
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