Factory Farming: Bad for Human Health, Disastrous for the Animals and Catastrophic for the Environment/Climate
A Conspiracy of Silence. Just Keep Walking. Nothing to See Here.
UPDATED: NEW RESOURCES (See below)
What: Screening of the documentary, Cowspiracy
When: Monday, May 20th, 7-9pm
Where: Sherrill Hall (St. Paul’s Church, rear side entrance), 39 E. Central Street, Natick, MA (see map below)
Who: Sponsored by Occupy Natick
What Else: Light refreshments available.
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Greenhouse gases from livestock commoditization are a major unsung and covered up cause of Global Warming. It stems from the insatiable human appetites for meat, profit and dominion over Nature. And almost no one is talking about it.
Silence about the Meat-Industrial Complex is fueling our ignorance and denial. Besides the almost unfathomable pain and suffering that is inflicted upon these “animal-commodities” there is the disastrous impact on our environment.
Factory Farming’s Disastrous Impact on the Environment
Factory Farming is THE leading cause of:
And yet, there is a conspiracy of silence. There are huge industrial pressures to bury this issue. Even our so-called environmental
Our bought-and-paid-for Congress has written legislation –the “Ag-Gag” bills– to keep us in the dark and preserve their profit base. Whistleblowers are to be jailed and punished if they reveal the truth about what goes on hidden from view. So far these bills have failed, but Meat/Industrial/Congressional Complex continues to try.
Read more at the Cowspiracy site.
NOTE: Cowspiracy is a movie not without controversy. At Occupy Natick, we don’t back away from controversy, but hope it will stimulate awareness and discussion. Although none of us in Occupy Natick dispute the facts that factory and industrial agriculture are major contributors to environmental issues and climate change, several of our members were uncomfortable with some of the positions promoted by the movie. To offset this, we considered showing an additional movie that presents a different perspective. As a group, we voted against including that extra time, but invite each of you to view it beforehand: