Apr 112017
 
2017-04-18  Live streaming of the Monsanto Tribunal Report ⚖️ !  9:00AM-10:30AM April 18 EDT

http://www.monsanto-tribunal.org/ The Monsanto Tribunal is an international civil society initiative to hold Monsanto accountable for human rights violations, for crimes against humanity, and for ecocide. Eminent judges heard testimonies from victims, and will deliver a legal opinion following procedures of the International Court of Justice. A distinct and parallel event, the People’s Assembly, was a […]

Apr 062017
 

Big Pharma is under serious attack, along with all the corruption they spawn. The corruption and rot in the Centre for Disease Control (CDC, Atlanta) and some other health agencies has been blown open, as documented in earlier postings. Citizens’ groups are stepping up to the plate.   March Against Monsanto is the most recent addition to the resistance […]

Dec 242016
 

I can wish you peace because we have contributed to its happening! Thank-you for the joy I feel.   Sometimes our condition seems tragic, but when you take an overview, maybe it’s not-so-bad,  and against the odds of money and organized white-collar death crimes. The invisible bonds between us are exercised – – wow!  look at those biceps! Notes on a […]

Dec 092016
 

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/washington-state-sues-monsanto-over-pcb-pollution/ The Associated Press   SEATTLE – Washington has become the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish and people around the globe for decades. The company said the case “lacks merit.”  Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney […]

Aug 092016
 
2016-08-07   Local Residents Force Monsanto to Tear Down GMO Seed Plant in Argentina,  from Sustainable Pulse.

Monsanto have announced that they will dismantle their half-built multi-million dollar GMO seed plant in Malvinas, Argentina, following protests from local citizens over the past 3 years. Local Malvinas citizens and GMO Free campaigners from across Argentina forced Monsanto to stop the construction of their GMO seed plant in 2014, through well-coordinated protests at the […]

Jul 242016
 
2016-07-10   Turmoil in Saudi water sector as country runs dry.   And related,  The Great Land Grab.

Many thanks to Lyle for the article below, “Turmoil in Saudi water . . . “. Earlier, related postings  appear at bottom. First, a bit of background on The Great Land Grab  is helpful to understanding the full impact of Lyle’s comment. Note:  The Land Grabs usually take place in the Global South.   Welcome, Canada!   The sale of the […]

Nov 192015
 

(I used the COMMENTS at bottom to post update – – court challenge in the U.S.) Today, the US government approved the world’s first GM food animal for human consumption – a GM fish that will originate from Prince Edward Island (PEI) Canada. The US company AquaBounty will produce all the GM fish eggs in […]

Oct 212015
 
2015-04-21  Class Action LawSuits Against Monsanto (false advertising, glyphosate)

http://www.examiner.com/article/monsanto-sued-los-angeles-county-for-false-advertising Exhibit #1 Today a class action lawsuit (Case No: BC 578 942) was filed in Los Angeles County, California against the Monsanto corporation. The suit alleges that Monsanto is guilty of false advertising by claiming that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, targets an enzyme only found in plants and not in humans or […]

Oct 182015
 
2015-10-10  Hundreds of thousands shut down Berlin to protest "Trojan Horse" - - Monsanto's dream trade deal.  The Guardian

The TTIP protest in Berlin this past weekend drew hundreds of thousands. PHOTO: EFE/EPA/KAY NIETFELD http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/10/berlin-anti-ttip-trade-deal-rally-hundreds-thousands-protesters#_=_ Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Berlin on Saturday to oppose a planned free trade deal between the European Union and the United States that is claimed to be anti-democratic and to threaten food safety and environmental standards. […]

Oct 162015
 

By Jason Warick   The University of Saskatchewan logo can be seen in this StarPhoenix file photo Photograph by: Greg Pender , the StarPhoenix   A University of Saskatchewan professor is one of several prominent North American academics under fire for undeclared connections to agri-business giant Monsanto. At Monsanto’s request, the scientists wrote papers supporting […]