Environment & People

Monsanto Takes Advantage of Haiti Disaster

Posted in - Environment & People on May 21st 2010 0 Comments Monsanto in Haiti

Monsanto has pledged to dump over $4 million worth of their GMO and chemically altered seeds in Haiti under the guise of a supposed reconstruction effort. Haitian peasant farmer leader Chavannes Jean-Baptiste of the Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) called the donation, “The New Earthquake,” and has called for a march against Monsanto, on June …

The Truth About the Meat Industry

Posted in - Environment & People on May 13th 2010 3 Comments Meat Industry Facts

Beautiful green pastures and flowering meadows are a vision of the past: Today’s meat industry looks more like thousands of wire cages and pens, crammed tightly with sick and injured animals who never see a ray of sunshine, or even have room to turn around.

Monsanto – The GMO Giant

Posted in - Environment & People on May 12th 2010 0 Comments Monsanto: Maker of DDT, Agent Orange, Round Up, Aspartame & More

Monsanto Company was founded in the U.S. in 1901 by John Francis Queeny (a former pharmaceutical extraordinaire). The name Monsanto was derived from his wife’s former maiden name and father-in-law, Emmanuel Monsanto.

Oil To Officially Peak in 2011

Posted in - Environment & People on May 3rd 2010 0 Comments Oil Peak in 2011

The US Department of Energy usually stands in one of the most optimistic positions regarding oil supply levels, but in a recent confession from Senior Forecaster Sweetnam, he explains that the official oil peak will hit next year and supply levels will continue to slowly decline from then (with the possibility of occasional spikes). The …

CSA – Community Supported Agriculture

Posted in - Environment & People on May 3rd 2010 1 Comments Community Supported Farms

Community supported agriculture began to gain momentum in the U.S. in the 80’s. It’s still a struggling concept, possibly because it is difficult for many people to find time and effort to contribute to a CSA, but the idea behind community-based agriculture deserves support.

The Truth About The Federal Reserve

Posted in - Environment & People on April 21st 2010 0 Comments Truth About the Federal Reserve

“The refusal of King George to allow the colonies to operate an honest money system, which freed the ordinary man from the clutches of the money manipulators was probably the prime cause of the Revolution.” – Ben Franklin

Bush/Gore Election Scandal

Posted in - Environment & People on April 21st 2010 0 Comments Bush Election Scandal

Most of us are familiar with the issues with Florida ballots during the Bush/Gore election in 2000. Bush’s demeanor remained suspiciously casual (despite the close numbers), and many question to this day if the problems with Florida’s ballot counting may have been intentionally swayed.