Fighting in Disguise: The unspoken female soldiers of Gettysburg

Civil War, Threats

Fighting in Disguise: The unspoken female soldiers of Gettysburg

We don’t often talk about girl power when discussing the Civil War. This is because military accomplishments are typically dominated by men — in the past and the present. So, as history continues to overshadow women’s contributions, it’s not surprising that most people aren’t aware of the numerous female soldiers who fought in the Battle of Gettysburg — and in the Civil War as a whole.

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Diet For A Dead Planet: How The Food Industry Is Killing Us

Agriculture, Policies

Diet For A Dead Planet: How The Food Industry Is Killing Us

A harrowing indictment of industrial agriculture’s threat to food safety and the environment argues that America’s food industry is in crisis, citing escalating levels of food-related sickness, chemical use, misdirected funding, and intentionally wasted produce, in a cautionary analysis that documents growing support of organic food and farmer’s markets. 10,000 first printing.

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