Tanzanian farmers are facing heavy prison sentences if they continue their traditional seed exchange. In order to get developmental assistance, Tanzania amended its legislation, which should give commercial investors faster and better access to agricultural land as well as a very strong protection of intellectual property rights.
‘If you buy seeds from Syngenta or Monsanto under the new legislation, they will retain the intellectual property rights. 10 companies that control almost everything we eat & drink. Three Massive Mergers - Millions for One Bank and a Disaster for Food, Water, and Climate. Dakota Access construction and Standing Rock water protectors.
Photo by Rob Wilson Photography. By Wenonah Hauter / yesmagazine.org You probably learned in high school that monopolies are bad for consumers; they eliminate the field of competition in the marketplace, leaving people with fewer options and higher prices. Mega-mergers in the food and energy markets are allowing a handful of corporations to dominate market sectors. Their market dominance means that when it comes to influencing public policy, politically powerful companies call the shots. Beyond the corporate quest for market dominance, there is another reason these mergers keep coming at everyone else’s expense: the deals make big money for the powerful banks that wield enormous power over our democracy.
Chefredaktör för känd medicinsk tidskrift säger att upp till hälften av alla artiklar är osanna. Svensk läkare: ”Det satsas mer pengar på att muta läkare än på forskning” "Myndigheten är köpt av matjättarna" Läs också: "Inget problem med dubbla uppdrag" 2008 avsatte Socialstyrelsen två kända näringsprofessorer från en grupp som skulle utvärdera kostråden för diabetiker.
Inventor Of The World Wide Web Sends Open Letter To "Save The Open Internet In Europe" The inventor of the World Wide Web has ridden into battle for, what might be, the last chance to preserve an open Internet in Europe.
Briton Tim Berners-Lee has gathered together nearly half a million online voices to guide European regulators in their advice for the European Union's (EU) laws on net neutrality and to not favor big business. The Body of European Regulators of Electronic Communications (BEREC) has to prepare a draft set of guidelines, which the EU will use to inform their laws and legislations on how the Internet is regulated. What are the Panama Papers? A guide to the biggest leak in history. The Panama Papers are an unprecedented leak of 11.5m files from the database of the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca.
The records were obtained from an anonymous source by the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, which shared them with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Corporate Media Gatekeepers Protect Western 1% From Panama Leak - Craig Murray. Whoever leaked the Mossack Fonseca papers appears motivated by a genuine desire to expose the system that enables the ultra wealthy to hide their massive stashes, often corruptly obtained and all involved in tax avoidance.
Unaoil Bribery Scandal: The company that bribed the world. A massive leak of confidential documents has for the first time exposed the true extent of corruption within the oil industry, implicating dozens of leading companies, bureaucrats and politicians in a sophisticated global web of bribery and graft.
Gates Foundation Supports Research to Fight Zika Virus. By Dr.
Mercola. Monsanto is Suing California for Telling People the Truth About Its Chemicals. Claire BernishMarch 3, 2016 (ANTIMEDIA) California — Monsanto is suing the State of California for its intent to include glyphosate — the main ingredient in its wildly popular herbicide, Roundup — on its Proposition 65 toxic chemicals list.
California’s decision came after the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified glyphosate as a “probable carcinogen” in March 2015. Is the US undermining India's solar power programme? Image copyright AFP Whatever happened to all the talk of international co-operation to tackle climate change that we heard during the climate conference in Paris just a few months ago?
That is what many environmentalists are asking after the United States delivered a damaging blow to India's ambitious solar power programme this week. In response to a US complaint, a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel has ruled that India's National Solar Mission breaches trade rules. World Trade Organization shutting down India's massive solar project is what's wrong with the world. Our Worst Nightmares Confirmed: Full Text of TPP Finally Revealed. ‘President Obama has sold the American people a false bill of goods,’ says Friends of the Earth Deirdre Fulton November 5, 2015 (COMMONDREAMS) “Worse than anything we could’ve imagined.” “An act of climate denial.” Plague of Insects Ravages Monsanto GMO Cotton, Causing 15 More Farmer Suicides in India. Whiteflies are often kept in check by spiders, but infestations can happen when predators are nowhere to be found due to chemical-intensive farming.
The Monsanto Company has long denied its GMO crops and chemicals have had much of an effect on the Indian farmer suicide epidemic, but a new development is once again casting doubt on their assertion. While some claim that Indian suicides have been caused by an economic crunch in general, others point the finger squarely in Monsanto’s direction. In fact, recent rates have climbed as high as “one suicide every 30 minutes.”
According to the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, in 2009 alone 17,638 farmers committed suicide in India, amounting to one suicide every 30 minutes. In total, 290,000 suicides by farmers over the last 20 years have occurred according to the national crime records bureau of India. 'Corporations Bleeding Rural India, Killing Our Farmers' A sudden pest attack has ruined cotton crops in large parts of Punjab, bringing biotech, or BT Cotton back into focus. Farmers who used bio-fertilisers in the Malwa region of the state are said to be safe from this latest pestilence. But those growing BT cotton have lost everything.
Forbes Welcome. Welcome. The Vegetables of Truth - How Modern Science Keeps You In Your Place. How Monsanto Manipulated America and Is Still Giving Cancer Causing Milk To Millions. FOX NEWS Reporters (Reporters Steve Wilson & Jane Akre) uncover that most of the Milk in the USA, and across some parts of the world is unfit to drink due to Monsanto Corporation’s POSILAC®, which has been proven to be a cancer-causing growth hormone (known in short as “BGH” “BST” or “rBGH”), but they were fired for trying to tell people the truth. Monsanto sent FOX News a letter saying that if the story were to air there would be ‘dire consequences for FOX News.’ FOX News was not only afraid of being sued (even though this would not likely hold up in court), but they were afraid of having advertising money pulled from their station. Ecuador indigenous leader found dead days before planned Lima protest. The body of an indigenous leader who was opposed to a major mining project in Ecuador has been found bound and buried, days before he planned to take his campaign to climate talks in Lima.
The killing highlights the violence and harassment facing environmental activists in Ecuador, following the confiscation earlier this week of a bus carrying climate campaigners who planned to denounce president Rafael Correa at the United Nations conference. The victim, José Isidro Tendetza Antún, a former vice-president of the Shuar Federation of Zamora, had been missing since 28 November, when he was last seen on his way to a meeting of protesters against the Mirador copper and gold mine. A Rough Guide to the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) - A Raw Deal That Puts Corporate Power Above People Power.
Monsanto Buys Up Heirloom Seed Suppliers. The NM Tree and Garden Center located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico has discovered that Monsanto is buying heirloom seed companies. Monsanto Buys Up Heirloom Seed Suppliers. Monsanto Patent for a Pig (Pt.1 of 5) Facebook and Monsanto are Basically Owned by the Same People. Or should we say corporations… Jon Rappoport | No More Fake News Seven of the top 12 shareholders of Facebook and Monsanto are identical. Attendoanställda: Vi ljög i upphandlingar och gav flyktingbarn mindre mat för att öka vinsten. 'Fed Up' Film Examines Food Industry. “I Was Literally Surrounded By Them When I Was 14″ – Corey Feldman Exposes Hollywood Pedophilia. Obama Signs Monsanto Protection Act.
Six Corporations That Control Almost Everything We Watch, Hear And Read. Back in 1983, approximately 50 corporations controlled the vast majority of all news media in the United States. Who Owns Organic. (click on the poster image above to view a quick loading larger version, and then click on it again for even larger detail) Download High Resolution PDF for printing purposes Download text-only PDF In 1995 there were 81 independent organic processing companies in the United States. A decade later, Big Food had gobbled up all but 15 of them. MMR Vaccine Causes Autism, Courts Quietly Confirm. His First 4 Sentences Are Interesting. The 5th Blew My Mind. And Made Me A Little Sick.
Find Out Which Companies You Support When Buying Organic. The Real Reason They Still Play 'Mrs. Robinson' On The Radio. Now Here’s A Good Reason To Cross Sodas Off My Grocery List. Forever. Bayer and US Government Knowingly Gave HIV to Thousands of Children.