Making the Right Choice

In a recent poll by the Pew Research Center, more than half of the
respondents said protecting the environment should be a top priority.
But how we do that is up for debate. Now, a new book offers some
suggestions…and maybe a few surprises. The Great Lakes Radio
Consortium’s Wendy Nelson reports:

Holiday Consumerism

Consumerism takes on a whole new meaning during the holiday season. As
the Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s commentator Suzanne Elston observes,
this year even eating breakfast has been turned into a consumer’s

Tis’ the Season to Conserve

A report released this fall by the U.N. Development Program, found that 20 percent of residents in high income countries now consume a whopping 86 percent of the world’s consumer goods. Most of that spending comes now, during the holiday season. Great Lakes Radio Consortium commentator Suzanne Elston suggests that it’s high time we learned to live a little more simply:

FDA Faces Lawsuit

A national coalition of scientists, health experts and religiousleaders is suing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The lawsuitfiled today (Wednesday, May 27th) claims that the F-D-A’s policy towardgenetically engineered food doesn’t protect consumers. The Great LakesRadio Consortium’s Steve Frenkel reports: