Tag Archives: Monsanto

A distribution problem: Experts recommend that governments encourage peasant agriculture

“In a world full of food, more than half of the inhabitants can not access the food they need. The most tragic thing is that both in hard numbers and in percentages, the proportion of malnourished people is increasing, “

Vandana Shiva | Ending a Century of Ecocide and Genocide, Seeding Earth Democracy

Our soils are dying. Our societies are dying. Our children are dying—because of diseases caused by food loaded with toxics.

Common Dreams: Don’t Miss A Plethora of Important Articles This Week

Winnie Byanyima: Activists from around the world will defy the terrorists to attend the World Social Forum in Tunis on March 25, determined to make the occasion a beacon for free speech, justice and equality. I am proud to join the leaders of Greenpeace, ActionAid, Civicus and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) in highlighting the urgent need to tackle the vested interests of the 1 percent, in order to build a better world for all of humanity.

Ukraine Agreed to a Monsanto “Land Grab” to Get a $17 Billion Loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Corporate globalization and control. Note that Chevron is also deeply involved in the Ukraine.

Former Pro-GMO Biotech Scientist Admits GMOs are NOT Safe

Counterspin Radio> Pardiss Kebriaei on Terror Speech, Bob McChesney on Digital Disconnect

Link: http://www.fair.org/audio/counterspin/CounterSpin053113.mp3 or  Download MP3 This week on CounterSpin: Did Barack Obama’s National Defense University speech signal a sea change in White House terrorism policy? That depended on who was doing the listening. For most corporate media, Obama made a sharp turn, speaking of more limited drone killing policies, and discussing the closure of the Guantanamo detention camp. […]

Popular Resistance> Is Radical Remaking of Economy Taking Root?

The best news of the week was people standing up and insisting that the government and big business respond to their needs. We’ve seen a series of major protests that have garnered little corporate media attention, but show a growing popular resistance. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers  May 28, 2013  LAProgressive.com Check the new […]

Anthony Gucciardi> Protesters Occupying Monsanto Corp. Arrested

Protesters Occupying Monsanto Corp. Arrested Anthony Gucciardi   4 March 2012   Nation of Change “Police threatened protesters with arrest if they did not move away from the doors, and 12 were ultimately arrested. According to the report, 10 were arrested for ‘blocking the entrance’ and 2 were arrested for crossing a police line.” Tak­ing […]