Tag Archives: Monsanto

Monsanto, America’s Monster | The Empire Files

If you have the fortitude to watch the video all the way through, you’ll know one of the Yuge reasons I’m #StillSanders. And why I’m anything but alone.

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Monsanto on trial in The Hague, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2015 CONTACT:  US: Organic Consumers Association/Regeneration International: Katherine Paul, 207-653-3090, katherine@organicconsumers.org   (US); Via Organica/Regeneration International: Ercilia Sahores, ercilia@viaorganica.org; Stichting Monsanto Tribunal: Arnaud Apoteker, arnaudapoteker@yahoo.fr, +33 (0)6 07 57 31 60 (France) Global Food, Farming and … Continue reading

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Freelance columnist, Florida professor, other opinion guns for hire with Dark Money

Buckraking on the Food Beat: When Is It a Conflict of Interest? By Stacy Malkan Lipton’s story described how Monsanto, under fire from critics of GMO foods, “retooled their lobbying and public relations strategy to spotlight a rarefied group of … Continue reading

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@10 years of data says that you and I don’t count.

How the Obscenely Wealthy Are Strangling Our Democracy Benjamin Page: Most people in a democracy think that the government pays a lot of attention to average citizens. And what we found was when average citizens disagree with more affluent people … Continue reading

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Ag Committee: feed a corporation, starve a child. And quash sustainable farming.

Special Interests Heavily Involved in Farm Bill Maneuvering – OpenSecrets Blog After more than three years of squabbling over issues ranging from food stamps to farm payments, the House of Representatives passed a new five-year farm bill Wednesday that would … Continue reading

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Sensationalized IRS Smokescreen, No. 2

Obama Dismisses New Benghazi Furor But Condemns I.R.S. – NYTimes.com Mr. Obama’s comments about the I.R.S. left the agency and its leadership alone in answering charges that its employees had put added demands on Tea Party and other conservative groups … Continue reading

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5 Million Farmers Sue Monsanto for $7.7 Billion

“Launching a lawsuit against the very company that is responsible for a farmer suicide every 30 minutes, 5 million farmers are now suing Monsanto for as much as 6.2 billion euros around 7.7 billion US dollars. The reason? As with … Continue reading

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“Tax Me!” Gates and “Tax Me!” Buffet – apparent ruses for two ALEC Scrooges

‘Tis the season for giving and forgiving, but I’m going to have a rough time forgiving billionaires whose giving goes to finishing the job of making America a Third World nation, in league with abominable ALEC. Note that somehow the … Continue reading

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