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Tanzania Forced To Embrace Seed Patents Or Risk Losing Developmental Aid By
MINNEAPOLIS– A “development assistance” initiative launched five years ago by the G8, an inter-governmental political forum of the world’s most industrialized nations that consider themselves democracies, is holding...
Monsanto PCBs May Leave Orca Pod ‘Doomed to Extinction’ By
The Guardian reported last Tuesday that Lulu, the full-grown whale who died, “was a member of the UK’s last resident pod and a postmortem also showed she had never produced a calf. The pollutants, called PCBs, are known to cause infertility and these latest findings...
Symbolic Tribunal Finds Monsanto’s Actions Violate Global Food, Health and Environmental Rights By
THE HAGUE– Six months after hearings were held, the Monsanto tribunal – an international group created to assess the many accusations surrounding the controversial corporation – issued its findings last week in a public presentation in The Hague. Monsanto has...
Henry Kissinger’s Food Occupation Of Iraq Continues To Destroy The Fertile Crescent By
The Iraq of today is associated with horrific violence, a refugee crisis and widespread poverty. The images we see flashed across the news show nothing but terror and misery. But it hasn’t always been this way. Modern-day Iraq lies in the Fertile Crescent of Mesopotamia,...
Unsealed Court Docs Reveal Monsanto Colluded With EPA To Stifle Cancer Research By
If we had a dime for every kooky, left-wing theory we’ve heard alleging some vast corporate conspiracy to exploit the treasures of the earth, destroy the environment and poison people with unknown carcinogens all while buying off politicians to cover their tracks,...
California Wins Right To Label Monsanto Roundup With Cancer Warning By
FRESNO, Calif. (REPORT) — California can require Monsanto to label its popular weed-killer Roundup as a possible cancer threat despite an insistence from the chemical giant that it poses no risk to people, a judge tentatively ruled Friday. California would be the first...
Trump’s Meetings With CEOs Seeking Mergers Is Troubling Observers By
(ANALYSIS) — When the CEOs of Monsanto and Bayer met now-President Donald Trump earlier this month, eager for a nod of assent for their controversial merger into an agrochemical and seed giant, they promised jobs and investment. Sure enough, a week later, the companies...
Sanders Calls Out Trump’s Billionaire Pick For Education Secretary By
(ANALYSIS) — One of the reasons Hillary Clinton lost so many votes during the 2016 U.S. Presidential election was her concerning ties to Wall Street. Her buddy system with banks like Goldman and Sachs and her alliance with Monsanto were worrisome to American citizens,...
Portland Becomes 7th City To Sue Monsanto Over Polluted Waterways By
Portland, OR (REPORT) — Becoming the seventh city to sue Monsanto over contaminated waterways, Portland passed a resolution last week authorizing city attorney Tracy Reeve to take the biotech company to federal court over its decades-long dispersal of polychlorinated...
Washington State Launches Historic Lawsuit Against Monsanto Over PCBs By
SEATTLE — For the first time ever, a U.S. state is suing the agribusiness giant Monsanto over the toxic after-effects of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), a dangerous chemical once commonly found in building supplies and industrial equipment. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee...