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Sweat Shops, GMOs and Neoliberal Fundamentalism: The Agroecological Alternative to Global Capitalism

By Colin Todhunter Source: Global Research Much of the argument in favour of GM agriculture involves little more than misrepresentations and un scrupulous attacks on those who express concerns about the technology and its impacts. These attacks are in part designed to whip up … Continue reading

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The Globalisation of Bad Food and Poor Health: Sustainable Development or Sustainable Profits?

By Colin Todhunter Source: RINF The proportion of deaths due to cancer around the world increased from 12 percent in 1990 to 15 percent in 2013. Globally, cancer is already the second-leading cause of death after cardiovascular diseases. In India, government … Continue reading

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68 Monsanto-Owned Companies To Boycott

(Editor’s Note:  Tomorrow marks the 4th annual international March Against Monsanto. Whether or not you participate, you can take action in solidarity all year round by refusing to buy products from the companies listed below.) Monsanto Company Inc. is a … Continue reading

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Mark Ruffalo: ‘Monsanto Chief is Horrible’

By Mark Ruffalo Source: EcoWatch Monsanto chief is horrible … And I got to tell him that to his face after his interview on CBS This Morning. Approaching someone like this isn’t really my thing. But being so well behaved … Continue reading

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Capture, Smear, Contaminate: The Politics Of GMOs

By Colin Todhunter Source: RINF When rich companies with politically-connected lobbyists and seats on public bodies bend policies for their own ends, we are in serious trouble. It is then that public institutions become hijacked and our choices, freedoms and … Continue reading

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Hawaii Sees 10 Fold Increase in Birth Defects After Becoming GM Corn Testing Ground

By Jay Syrmopoulos Source: The Free Thought Project Waimea, HI – Doctors are sounding the alarm after noticing a disturbing trend happening in Waimea, on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. Over the past five years, the number of severe heart … Continue reading

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Columbians Tired of US Planes Dumping Tons of Monsanto’s Roundup on Them to Fight the Drug War

By Matt Agorist Source: Free Thought Project For over two decades now, US planes have been dumping tons of pesticides over Columbian coca fields. America’s immoral and asinine policy of the War on Drugs has perpetuated the aerial spraying of … Continue reading

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