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Behind Paraguay’s coup - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

18 words by attila written on 2012–07–27, last edit: 2012–07–27, tags: agro, latin, left, poor, rights, soy

Behind Paraguay’s coup - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

Sadly this is why a lot of people hate soy. … read more

Farming subsidies: this is the most blatant transfer of cash to the rich | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian

95 words by attila written on 2013–07–01, last edit: 2013–07–01, tags: agro, finance, food, poor, rights, system

Farming subsidies: this is the most blatant transfer of cash to the rich | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian.

This is a kick-ass piece from a kick-ass dude: George Monbiot. I haven’t been following his blog at … read more

India’s food security act: Myths and reality - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

125 words by attila written on 2013–09–24, last edit: 2013–09–24, tags: agro, asia, crash, env, food, poor, rights

India’s food security act: Myths and reality - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

I feel compelled to post a pointer to any article I find by Vandana Shiva. She is a pissed off old campaigner for sensible non-corporate food on all levels. She also tirelessly calls out the powerful on their greed incompetence and arrogance when it comes to making decisions that destroy access to food for millions of people. I don’t understand how she maintains such a positive attitude as she is frequently writing about some of the most horrible things. In this article she is pointing out yet again the real reasons behind the “reforms” in India and what they really mean to millions of the poorest hungriest people on the planet. … read more

Monsanto versus the people - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

94 words by attila written on 2013–01–24, last edit: 2013–01–30, tags: agro, capitalism, corp, ip, patents, pigs, system

Monsanto versus the people - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

This author has been hammering on Monsanto consistently. She does a good job of pointing at sources and staying factual. It is difficult not to sound like like an hysterical conspiracy theorist when writing … read more

‘Monsanto Protection Act’ to grant biotech industry total immunity over GM crops?

35 words by attila written on 2013–04–08, last edit: 2013–04–08, tags: agro, env, food, gmo, system

‘Monsanto Protection Act’ to grant biotech industry total immunity over GM crops?.

Apparently Obama’s done with change we can believe in and has moved on to change that will jingle in his pocket. Nice. … read more

Regulators Discover a Hidden Viral Gene in Commercial GMO Crops

58 words by attila written on 2013–01–24, last edit: 2013–01–30, tags: agro, empire, env, food, gmo, ip, pigs, system

Regulators Discover a Hidden Viral Gene in Commercial GMO Crops.

This is why you never trust the pigs. There’s no way of knowing all of the unintended consequences of their high-sounding bullshit beforehand but it is a certainty that there will be many and their … read more

RUSSIA Suggests that WAR May Be Necessary To Stop MONSANTO | The Liberty Beacon

163 words by attila written on 2013–07–25, last edit: 2013–07–25, tags: agro, env, food, ruskies

RUSSIA Suggests that WAR May Be Necessary To Stop MONSANTO | The Liberty Beacon.

Okay the Russians are all over the place… shocking. They start arresting openly gay tourists on the one hand give Snowden temporary asylum on the other engage in the worst sort of … read more

Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn’t Honey | Food Safety News

12 words by attila written on 2013–02–26, last edit: 2013–02–26, tags: agro, bees, food

Tests Show Most Store Honey Isn’t Honey | Food Safety News. … read more

Violent economic ‘reforms’ and the growing violence against women - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

82 words by attila written on 2013–01–01, last edit: 2013–01–01, tags: agro, capitalism, rights, system, women

Violent economic ‘reforms’ and the growing violence against women - Opinion - Al Jazeera English.

A privatised corporate state must rapidly become a police state. … An economics of deregulation of commerce of privatisation and commodification of seeds and food land and water women and children … read more

This Is Not Our Planet

1405 words by attila written on 2012–11–27, last edit: 2012–11–28, tags: agro, rant, system

This is not our planet. It is A planet and as far as we are concerned it is THE planet but it is not OUR planet. It is a planet that many other life-forms are unfortunate enough to share with us … read more


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