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Creating ‘ownership’ of seed through patents and intellectual property rights and imposing it globally through the WTO, the biotech industry has established a monopoly empire over seed and food. by Vandana Shiva The Asian Times July 25, 2014 Monsanto and friends, the biotech industry, its lobbyists and its paid media representation continue to push for monopoly control over the world’s food through its seed supply. This “empire” is being ...Read full article...

Holland’s Parliament Bans Glyphosate Herbicides

From the end of 2015 onward the sale of Glyphosate -based herbicides to private persons, including the World’s number one herbicide ‘Roundup’, will be prohibited in the Netherlands over health fears. Glyphosate is an ingredient of Roundup, which is sold to private persons as a weed control product. The Dutch Lower House gave consent to a motion by Dutch Member of Parliament Esther Ouwehand, which prohibits the sale of ...Read full article...

Do You Believe in “Medical Conspiracy Theories”?

Do you believe in “medical conspiracy theories”? If so you are in good company. According to a survey undertaken by professors at the University of Chicago, more than half of all Americans believe in one or more so-called “medical conspiracy theories”. Of course, most of us know that the derogatory term “conspiracy theory” is simply a way to marginalize those who think critically instead of blithely accepting the word of ...Read full article...

Deputado Décio Lima propõe Projeto de Lei que libera plantação de sementes suicidas

ActionAid Brasil e The Real Agenda 25 de Janeiro, 2014 No dia mundial da alimentação, durante reunião da Comissão de Constituição e Justiça, representantes de organizações e movimentos sociais entregaram ao Presidente da CCJ, Décio Lima, mais de 18 mil assinaturas de todo o Brasil pedindo a retirada do projeto da pauta de votação. Naquela oportunidade, o Presidente comprometeu-se a retirar o Projeto de Lei 268/2007 da pauta, não ...Read full article...

The Seeds Of Suicide: How Monsanto Destroys Farming

By Dr. Vandana Shiva Asian Age January 1, 2014 Monsanto’s talk of ‘technology’ tries to hide its real objectives of control over seed where genetic engineering is a means to control seed, “Monsanto is an agricultural company. We apply innovation and technology to help farmers around the world \produce more while conserving more.” “Producing more, Conserving more, Improving farmers lives.” These are the promises Monsanto India’s website makes, alongside ...Read full article...

Monsanto insider “retracts” results of Seralini Study

Richard E. Goodman, editor of the Food and Chemical Toxicology, previously roamed Monsanto halls. Remember the Seralini study, with those gruesome images of GMO-fed rats that were engulfed by horrific tumors?  Well, great news! You can grab yourself some GMO corn and chow down now because the journal that published the study has retracted it.  Silly us, there was absolutely nothing to worry about! The new editor over at the ...Read full article...

Brazil Judge Rules against Monsanto Seed Contracts

A judge in Brazil has blocked Monsanto’s attempt to make farmers sign restrictive agreements before they can gain access to the company’s new GM seed, RR2 Intacta soybeans. The legal case was brought against Monsanto by the farmers’ union Sinop Rural Union and applies to all farmers in the state of Mato Grosso. The background to this story is that last year the Brazilian Supreme Court ruled that Monsanto ...Read full article...

Cartoons brainwashing kids to accept GMOs

What is the best way to change public perceptions on any topic? Through entertainment. The battle to control us through changing (or creating) our opinions is as old as history.  Carefully disseminated disinformation was first documented in ancient Greece, when playwrights and poets created dramas for the sole purpose of indoctrinating their audience to a certain set of morals, standards, and beliefs. When creating his empire, Macedonian king Alexander ...Read full article...

Monsanto, Dow and Biotech Firms Unite to Launch Disinformation Site

If you had a question about how to protect yourself from a criminal known to break into houses in your neighborhood, would you ask him how to protect your home and then take his suggestions, or would you be suspicious he might be answering them in a way that would make your home even easier to encroach? If you had a question about the honesty and integrity of a ...Read full article...

Glyphosate Weed Killer Found in Human Urine across Europe

People in 18 countries across Europe have been found to have traces of the weed killer glyphosate in their urine, show the results of tests commissioned by Friends of the Earth Europe and released today . The findings raise concerns about increasing levels of exposure to glyphosate-based weed killers, commonly used by farmers, public authorities and gardeners across Europe. The use of glyphosate is predicted to rise further if ...Read full article...

Genetic false-flag from the U.S. Supreme Court

“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through…all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in ...Read full article...

Learn how to Starve a Multi-National GMO Conglomerate

Monsanto seems intent on taking over the food supply of the entire world.  Their sterile, toxic seeds are in every corner of the globe.  Hungary recently made headlines for burning 1000 acres of fields of GMO crops to the ground. Dozens of nations have banned, or at the very least, regulated, GMO crops and products.  The heat is on the monolithic seed corporation, and it’s time to turn the ...Read full article...

Ethiopia’s Famine courtesy of GM seed Laundering

The “economic therapy” imposed under IMF-World Bank jurisdiction is in large part responsible for triggering famine and social devastation in Ethiopia and the rest of sub-Saharan Africa, wreaking the peasant economy and impoverishing millions of people. With the complicity of branches of the US government, it has also opened the door for the appropriation of traditional seeds and landraces by US biotech corporations, which behind the scenes have been ...Read full article...

Monsanto draws its sharp claws to attack those who protest against its products

Desperate because of the great global awakening to the threat that its products pose to humanity and the environment, Monsanto has done what any other true beast would do when corralled: It has drawn its sharp claws to attack back. One of the most powerful tools in the arsenal of the grass roots food freedom fight is social media.  Google, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, and many more networks allow people ...Read full article...

Roundup relacionado – una vez más – con enfermedad de Parkinson, infertilidad y cánceres

El uso excesivo y repetido del herbicida más popular del mundo, Roundup, podría estar vinculado a una serie de problemas de salud y enfermedades, incluyendo la enfermedad de Parkinson, la infertilidad y el cáncer, según un nuevo estudio. El informe publicado la semana pasada en la revista científica Entropía, dijo que tenía pruebas de que los residuos “glifosato”, el principal ingrediente del herbicida Roundup que se rocía a través ...Read full article...
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