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 …
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 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.
Estimates Say 80% of US Schools are Poised to Eliminate Jobs
Communication with schools from over 49 states has revealed that as much as 80% of US school districts are poised to eliminate jobs and freeze hiring.
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 …
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 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
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.