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Editors note: Controlling Our Food: The World According to Monsanto – Full length documentary below the fold.
Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal accuses biotech giants Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, Syngenta, DuPont and BASF of promoting dangerous pesticides including endosulfan, paraquat and neonicotinoids [Read more…]
Antonia Juhasz, author of “The Tyranny of Oil: The World’s Most Powerful Industry and What We Must Do to Stop It” provides an update to how Iraq’s oilfields, prior to the Iraq invasion, were once nationalized are now being divvied up to international oil conglomerates…the same ones who seem to be benefiting mightily from the recent NATO lead invasion in Libya.
From OXFAM – “In Uganda, more than 20,000 people were evicted, some forcibly, from their homes and the land they depended on, to make way for the New Forest Company’s plantations. Oxfam went to Uganda to hear how villagers have been left destitute, without enough food or money to send their children to school. Many villagers believe that the company was involved in the evictions. Oxfam is calling for the New Forests Company, which denies that it was involved in any evictions, to investigate these claims.”
Here is the CEO of the UK’s New Forests Company defending his companies participation in this land grab blaming the Ugandan government for the brutality these Ugandan’s endured when forcibly evicted from their properties and their village burned –
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