Stories by Vanja Petrovic

Vanja Petrovic is an editorial intern with AlterNet. subscribe to Vanja Petrovic's feed

Posted on: Aug 14, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Investigative journalist Mark Schapiro discusses why companies that manufacture hazard-free products for the European Union often produce toxin-filled versions of the same items for America and developing countries.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The number of nonprofits is expected to rise in the coming decades, just as the boomer generation, which leads them, starts to retire. And debt-wracked college graduates aren't eager to take their place.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A conversation with author Steve Ettlinger reveals the mines, mile-long factories and enormous industrial effort that goes into making a Twinkie -- an archetype of the processed foods found in so many Americans' diets.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Nearly three quarters of all processed foods contain genetically engineered ingredients, but you'd never know it by reading package labels. Author Andrew Kimbrell discusses the risks of genetic engineering and how to avoid it.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Instead of marching in the streets to get Congress' attention on immigration reform, 100 people are traveling 10 days to Washington D.C. to tell their stories in person.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Vanja Petrovic: The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal's recent sentencing of Milan Martic is an injustice and an insult to his victims.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Vanja Petrovic: The recent White House-approved political attacks against the Kremlin are a game of smokes and mirrors.