Author: Jack Eidt

Environmental Health

Genetically Modified Foods – Weird Science Harming Health – By Jack Eidt

Shopping in grocery stores without understanding origins and processes involved in food production can be hazardous to your health. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) were originally allowed into our foods without labeling despite US Food and Drug Administration scientists warning that they could create unpredictable, hard-to-detect side effects, including allergens, toxins, new diseases, and nutritional problems.

Detroit, urban reviatalization, public art, Heidelberg Project
Urban Art

Detroit Heidelberg Project – Renaissance Through Urban Art

An urban conceptual art installation called The Heidelberg Project, named after its street location in the formerly central core of Detroit, Michigan, transforms a neighborhood first devastated by the 1967 riots, plagued by unemployment, poverty, financial redlining, racial segregation, then abandoned, burned, and largely demolished but for a few homes set among open grassy fields.

International Issues

Narcotrafficking in Mexico – Neoliberalism and a Militarized State

“In southern Mexico many multinationals have significant interests because there are so many natural resources. Developers want to use those lands for eco-tourism, they want to exploit the natural resources contained in the forests, etc. The pretext is always the ‘war on drugs’ or ‘security’, but there is more behind the justifications and Chiapas is just one example.”