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The World According to Monsanto

The World According to Monsanto
There's nothing they are leaving untouched: the mustard, the okra, the bringe oil, the rice, the cauliflower. Once they have established the norm: that seed can be owned as their property, royalties can be collected. We will depend on them for every seed we grow of every crop we grow. If they control seed, they control food, they know it – it's strategic. This is the best way to control the populations of the world. Thanks to these intimate links between Monsanto and government agencies, the US adopted GE foods and crops without proper testing, without consumer labeling and in spite of serious questions hanging over their safety. Monsanto’s long arm stretched so far that, in the early nineties, the US Food and Drugs Agency even ignored warnings of their own scientists, who were cautioning that GE crops could cause negative health effects. Related:  Documentary PowerCleanWorldfood supply

Sibel Edmonds' Boiling Frogs Post | Home of the Irate Minority Science Heathen | News and Commentary on the World, Humans, Animals, and SpaceScience Heathen Monsanto trying to take over world seed supply, nation by nation (NaturalNews) He who controls the seed controls the food supply; and he who controls the food supply controls the world. There is no question that Monsanto is on a mission to monopolize the conventional seed market. In fact, they are steadfastly working towards the goal of creating a world where 100% of all commercial seeds are genetically modified and patented- basically a world where natural seeds are extinct. Unfortunately for the global community Monsanto is accomplishing their purpose. Yep, the creators of chemicals that will go down in history for their toxicity and horrific side effects, is attempting to take over the world's seed supply. Monsanto is infamous for taking advantage of small farmers, and with the advent of MoU's they are doing so with governmental license. Monsanto literally takes farmer seeds, creates genetically engineered copycat versions, and then retains all intellectual property rights.

Khan Academy Las 10 multinacionales mas peligrosas del mundo Ya no importa donde vivas, es imposible escapar de la globalización. La única salida, es informarse para poder elegir con conciencia antes de comprar. Comenzar a cultivar y a fabricar tus alimentos, reducir el consumo de petroleo y sus derivados, reforestar, comprar lo necesario, escuchar tu voz interior en vez de la voz de la publicidad…son pequeños paso para escapar de grandes monstruos. Y recordar siempre que el poder de elección esta en uno, no les demos el placer de caer en sus zarpas. Varias de las grandes compañías petroleras estarian en esta lista, pero Chevron merece un lugar especial. Chevron fue el responsable de la muerte de varios nigerianos que protestaron en contra de la empresa por su presencia y explotación del delta nigeriano. Esta empresa no escatima en gastos, y financia, apoya y crea autenticas guerrillas y dictaduras del terror para poder seguir obteniendo mediante explotación de niños y adultos, la preciada piedra. ¿Sabías que … 10. Fuentes :

Right To Farm Being Stripped From Americans: Michigan to criminalize small family farms with chickens, goats, honey bees and more by MIKE ADAMS In the latest stunning assault on Americans’ right to grow their own food, the freedom-crushing state of Michigan has ruled that local governments (cities, towns, counties) can now ban any animal they wish from small residential farms. The move opens the door to the mass criminalization of backyard farms and small, residential farming operations where people might keep a few goats or honey bees for food security. According to Michigan Public Radio (1), the ruling could ban all chickens, goats, honey bees and other animals from farms which have another residential house less than 250 feet away. Off The Grid News(2) goes on to report: Some homesteaders in Michigan could find themselves in a complete regulatory limbo because of the Commission’s action. Michigan is the same state where the DNR (Department of Natural Resources) ordered one small, local farmer to shoot all his pigs because they were the wrong “race” of pigs. Source: Natural News Image:Wikimedia Related Posts

Slavoj Zizek: 'Now the field is open' - Talk to Al Jazeera From the Middle East to the streets of London and cities across the US there is a discontent with the status quo. Whether it is with the iron grip of entrenched governments or the widening economic divide between the rich and those struggling to get by. But where are those so hungry for change heading? How profound is their long-term vision to transform society? Slovenian-born philosopher Slavoj Zizek, whose critical examination of both capitalism and socialism has made him an internationally recognised intellectual, speaks to Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman about the momentous changes taking place in the global financial and political system. In his distinct and colourful manner, he analyses the Arab Spring, the eurozone crisis, the "Occupy Wall Street" movement and the rise of China. Slavoj Zizek's latest book is Living in the End Times (Verso).

5 Hogares ecológicos que puedes construir tu mismo Una de las ventajas de la bioconstrucción es que muchas de las técnicas y materiales usados permiten la autoconstrucción, de esta manera un mismo con poca o ninguna experiencia puede afrontar el reto de construir su propio hogar, no es una tarea fácil ni rápida pero es una de las cosas mas gratificantes que existen. Hoy les traigo una selección de técnicas de varias hemos hablado anteriormente en mas detalle y les pondré los links a dichos posts, además puede buscar en nuestra Biblioteca virtual sobre el tema. Earthships Son uno de los tipos de casas mas populares de este tipo ya que es una casa totalmente autosuficiente produce su energía, comida y gestiona su desechos, por no mencionar que cosecha su propia agua. No necesita calefacción ni refrigeración y se hace con materiales de deshecho. Información completa sobre este tipo de construcción en: Casas de paja Más información en: Casas de barro o COB

Big Corporations Have An OVERWHELMING Amount Of Power Over Our Food Supply Michael SnyderEconomic Collapse July 15, 2014 From our fields to our forks, huge corporations have an overwhelming amount of power over our food supply every step of the way. Right now there are more than 313 million people living in the United States, and the job of feeding all of those people is almost entirely in the hands of just a few dozen monolithic companies. If you do not like how our food is produced or you don’t believe that it is healthy enough, it isn’t very hard to figure out who is to blame. These mammoth corporations are not in business to look out for the best interests of the American people. Rather, the purpose of these corporations is to maximize wealth for their shareholders. If we did actually have a capitalist system in this country, we would have a high level of competition in the food industry. The U.S. agricultural sector suffers from abnormally high levels of concentration. When so much power is concentrated in so few hands, it creates some tremendous dangers.

Fed up! Welcome and thanks for taking the time to read my blog. I have been researching facts about medical versus natural remedies. I truely believe that we would be much healthier if we stopped believing the pharmaceutical companies that feed us their drugs. Sometimes, knowingly, they put a drug out on the market fully aware that is it not safe. And sometimes they get away with it, other times they are caught. I think it's time that we the American people should take back our freedom and stop buying expensive drugs and turn to herbal medicines and supplements. My goal here is to keep informing people about what is available and that they don't have to depend on the Big Pharma to get well and maintaining their health. I hope you stick around and check my articles that I come across that are written by many enlightened authors, MD's that practice homeopathy, and people like me that are fed up with being told how to live our lives! Julie Haller LPN

Conoce la primera ciudad que multará por tirar comida a la basura | Diario Ecologia Esta ciudad de 650.000 habitantes en el noroeste de Estados Unidos ha empezado a fiscalizar los contenedores de sus ciudadanos para ver a quién se le ha ocurrido tirar restos orgánicos al cubo, una medida que han apoyado el 74 % de los vecinos. Seattle se convertirá en la primera ciudad que multe a los ciudadanos que tiren comida a la basura. Al municipio de esta urbe no le parecía suficiente su buena marca de lograr reciclar el 56 % de sus residuos (407.000 toneladas anuales). Con esta nueva medida, piensan aumentar el porcentaje a un 65 %, lo que significa hasta 38.000 toneladas menos a la cuenta de kilos que se arrojan al vertedero del vecino Oregón. La pregunta es: ¿de verdad hay que comérselo todo para que no ser sancionado? «Seattle es una ciudad líder en reciclaje. En 2012, el último año documentado en Estados Unidos en esta materia, los estadounidenses generaron cerca de 35 millones de toneladas de residuos orgánicos que no se utilizaron para nada. Jaled Abdelrahim

British aid is helping agribusiness carve up Africa -- New Internationalist Shifting to production for export means relying on imported food, leaving people vulnerable to sudden price spikes. Food 'aid' is often the result. Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) under a Creative Commons Licence Anxious to avoid the wrath of the anti-aid lobby, the British government has kept pretty quiet about finally meeting the target of spending 0.7 per cent of national income on international aid. A billion dollars in British aid money is going to the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition, a G8 scheme that directs government aid, and corporate ‘investment’ from companies like Unilever and Monsanto, to the 10 African countries that have so far signed up. Take a look at the kinds of changes that the African governments are being told to make, and it becomes clear that the New Alliance scheme has little to do with food security or nutrition, and everything to do with increasing the hold of global agribusiness companies over African land, agriculture and food.