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Follow the money: the Maui-Monsanto war

November 22, 2014 - Jon Rappoport Activist Post This is a stunner. On Election Day, Maui passed a local initiative blocking Monsanto and Dow from developing new GMOs in Maui County. According to Ballotpedia, the winning war chest in the election was, overwhelmingly, composed of contributions from five individua ...

The 12 Most Awful Products Made By Monsanto

October 9, 2014 - by Mark DeNicola When it comes to pretty well every health-related alternative media platform, the agricultural mega-giant Monsanto is more than a recurring subject. On Collective Evolution alone you’ll find over 9 pages worth of articles at least loosely addressing the company by simply t ...

Monsanto Paid Female Bloggers to Attend Panel

August 4, 2014 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post Writers are often barraged with email invites to attend conferences to become better writers with promises that in time, their efforts will produce a lucrative income. There are niche writing workshops as well, such as "food blogging." The hitch, of course, is that ...

Glyphosate Detected in Deformed Piglets

July 25, 2014 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post In April, a Danish farmer called for a ban on glyphosate. For three years he had used non-GMO soy feed for his pig herds, but when he ran out, he ordered two tons of GM soy feed. His herdsman immediately told the farmer of diarrhea in the piglets and lack ...

Monsanto indoctrinating kids at the zoo

June 19, 2014 - Aaron Dykes Activist Post The world’s largest pesticide and GMO seed producer ‘explains’ why the bees and butterflies are dying off. Melissa and I visited the St. Louis Zoo, in Monsanto’s hometown, and found that they and other leading corporate donors were actively &ldq ...

Monsanto Teaching a Health Class In a School Near You

June 12, 2014 -   Heather Callaghan Activist Post I'm retelling this story not to cause sheer outrage or bring down shame and fire on one school in one instance, but to let you know definitively that Monsanto representatives could visit a school near you to teach a class. And you need to know what they ar ...

Pesticide and GMO Companies Spend Big in Hawaii

June 11, 2014 - Activist Post Hawai'i has become "ground zero" in the controversy over genetically modified (GMO) crops and pesticides. With the seed crop industry (including conventional as well as GMO crops) reaping $146.3 million a year in sales resulting from its activities in Hawai'i, the out-of-state pestici ...

US Government Ties El Salvador Aid Package to Monsantos GMO Seeds

June 9, 2014 - The President of the El Salvadoran Center for Appropriate Technologies (CESTA), Ricardo Navarro, has demanded that the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte, stops pressurizing the Government of El Salvador to buy Monsanto’s GM seeds rather than non-GMO seeds from domestic suppl ...

Activist Moms Confront EPA About Roundup Herbicide

May 28, 2014 - Lily Dane Activist Post Roundup is Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide product, and it contains a toxic ingredient known as glyphosate. It is widely known that glyphosate is profoundly damaging to human health. Two major peer-reviewed studies showed links to breast cancer cell proliferation ...

Jim Carrey Makes a Jab at Monsanto During Commencement Speech

May 28, 2014 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post Actor and comedian Jim Carrey's recent surprise commencement speech at Maharishi University of Management is really resonating with a lot of people, according to social media tickers. It was filled with humor, stories and Carrey's imparted spiritual advice. But n ...

After The March Against Monsanto Momentum Favors The People

May 25, 2014 - Jefferey Jaxen Activist Post It is clear that we have just witnessed the largest single worldwide protest against a company and their products. What is also clear is the major public disgust for anything bearing the words 'GMO'. Monsanto's only refuge lies in massively funded mouthpieces in the ...

6 ways Monsanto is destroying humanity

May 22, 2014 - Dees Illustration Mick Meaney Activist Post Just in case you’ve been living under a rock (or absorbing the limited range of carefully selected and controlled news reports from the corporate media), Monsanto is a sinister multinational with headquarters i ...

City passes ordinance to protect Monsanto world headquarters from protesters

May 18, 2014 - Melissa Melton Activist Post As the fight against genetically modified foods continues to intensify across the country, protesters like those involved in March Against Monsanto continue to march on. Unfortunately, in a staunchly pro-Monsanto state like Missouri — home to Monsanto’s g ...

Dump Monsanto Stock Day: Friday May 9th

May 6, 2014 - by Catherine J. Frompovich Food Democracy Now (FDN) and GMO Inside.org are promoting a day of financial ‘returns’ for Monsanto, the premier genetically-modified-organism (GMO) chemical company.  The ‘return’ both these organizations are promoting is the return of Mo ...

Russia GMO and the Geopolitics of Organic

May 2, 2014 - Ulson Gunnar Activist Post Russia’s RT reported in an article titled, “Russia will not import GMO products – PM Medvedev,” that, “Russia will not import GMO products, the country’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said, adding that the nation has enough space and ...

How Monsanto Annihilated A Paradise and Turned It Into An Island Of Illness

April 25, 2014 - Joe Martino Activist Post A beautiful island in Hawaii called Molokai has been subject to biotech giant Monsanto for some time now, and the results of Monsanto’s actions on the island is beginning to show very dark conclusions. The residents of the island of Molokai seem to be getting sicke ...

Monsanto and Big Food Losing the GMO and 'Natural' Food Fight

April 17, 2014 - By Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association After 20 years of battling Monsanto and corporate agribusiness, food and farm activists in Vermont, backed by a growing Movement across the country, are on the verge of a monumental victory—mandatory labels on genetically engineered food ...

Monsanto aliens

April 1, 2014 - image source Jon Rappoport Activist Post “I recognized my two selves: a crusading idealist and a cold, granitic believer in the law of the jungle” – Edgar Monsanto Queeny, Monsanto chairman, 1943-63, “The Spirit of Enterprise”, 1934. “Monsanto ...

Sri Lanka Bans Monsanto Herbicide Citing Deadly Link To Kidney Disease

April 1, 2014 - by Arjun Walia Sri Lanka has decided to completely ban glyphosate from their country; it’s the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. In doing so they join a growing list of countries that have/are doing the same. The ban comes out of concern that the chemical may be linke ...

Roundup's Reach: Present in All Tested Human and Animal Samples

March 19, 2014 - Sayer Ji Activist Post "The presence of glyphosate residues in both humans and animals could haul the entire population towards numerous health hazards, studying the impact of glyphosate residues on health is warranted and the global regulations for the use of glyphosate may have to be re-evaluat ...

Study: Monsanto's Roundup causes gluten intolerance

February 23, 2014 - image source Jon Rappoport Activist Post A recent study proposes that gluten intolerance and celiac disease are on the rise as a result of glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide. The National Library of Medicine states that celiac disease “d ...

Roundup Weedkiller Found In 75% of Air and Rain Samples Gov't Study Finds

February 22, 2014 - The GM farming system has made exposure to Roundup herbicide a daily fact of our existence, and according to the latest US Geological Survey study its probably in the air you are breathing... Sayer Ji Activist Post A new study from the U.S. Geological Survey, accepted for publication online ah ...

How Monsanto's Food Act Destroys Small Farms

February 6, 2014 - by Rady Ananda On par with Stalin’s farm collectivization program of the 1930s, Monsanto’s push (to the tune of $8.8 million in lobby bribes in 2008 alone) for the Food Safety Modernization Act is already achieving the nightmares of its worst critics. Introduced in 2008 by Congresswo ...

Monsanto Spoof - Picking Up God's Slack

February 4, 2014 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post Happy Little Guillotine Studios is known for some lacerating comedy jabs. They even take on the NSA in one of their twisted "rejected superbowl ad" series. Perhaps they should work for Monsanto's PR firm. This "ad" brings up a few important points about marketing ...

Monsanto's Roundup: new deadly scam exposed

February 3, 2014 - Dees Illustration Jon Rappoport Activist Post Roundup is the Monsanto herbicide that is touted as the cornerstone of GMO food crops. Monsanto claims these crops are genetically engineered to withstand heavy spraying of Roundup. Therefore, the crops live and the weeds die. Break ...

Shareholder Resolution Wants Monsanto to Disclose Financial Risks from GMOs

January 23, 2014 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post Shareholders and stakeholders of Monsanto should start wondering about where their money lies, where it's actually going, and if it will last. While the world is left largely in the dark about safety risks and labeling, some of Monsanto's shareholders are just as c ...

Truth about the Seralini rat-tumor-GMO study explodes

January 19, 2014 - Jon Rappoport Activist Post Remember a researcher named Gilles-Eric Seralini, his 2012 GMO study, and the controversy that swirled around it? He fed rats GMOs, in the form of Monsanto’s Roundup Ready corn, and they developed tumors. Some died. The study was published in the journal, Food a ...

Supreme Court Gives Monsanto Full Ability to Sue Farmers

January 14, 2014 - Heather Callaghan Activist Post Do you remember the 2011 lawsuit from the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association 80+ plaintiffs (farmers and small businesses) against Monsanto? They were fighting biotech giant Monsanto's ability to sue them for patent infringement when genetically modified se ...

105 Scientists Slam GMO-Rat-Study Retraction

December 7, 2013 - Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post What kind of hornet’s nest was opened up for the GM industry in view of the retraction of the two year "Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize", by G E Séralini et al, published in Food and Che ...

Monsanto behind Journals retraction of GMO rat-cancer link

November 30, 2013 - Rady Ananda Activist Post After a 2012 study linking cancer with Monsanto’s genetically modified corn, the scientific journal that published the study is now retracting it, after hiring a former Monsanto employee to fill a new editorial position reviewing biotechnology papers. In September ...

How Roundup Weedkiller Can Promote Cancer New Study Reveals

November 12, 2013 - Sayer Ji Activist Post Roundup herbicide (glyphosate) is in our air, rain, groundwater, soil and most food in the U.S., and an increasing body of research reveals it has cancer-promoting properties. Researchers from the Indian Institute of Toxicology Research have recently confirmed the carcin ...

Monsanto and DuPont Spent Nearly 9 Million to Defeat GMO Labeling in Washington

October 27, 2013 - Melissa Melton Activist Post More than half of the states in this country are currently fighting to mandate GMO labeling; if voters say yes to Initiative 522, Washington could be the first in the nation to force companies to give consumers some sort of clue of what they are eating has been genet ...

'Senator From Walmart' Hired By Monsanto

October 20, 2013 - Youtube "Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln's new lobbying group got a boost on Wednesday with the announcement that three prominent corporations, including Monsanto, have hired her shop. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLOxOB6M-7Y Politico Influence reported Wednesday afternoon that the agricultural gi ...

Who Owns the Organic Brands

October 20, 2013 -   image source Catherine J. Frompovich Activist Post Money is being spent BIG time in offensives against GMO labeling bills introduced in various states. One humongous battle—over $7.2 Million worth and counting—that currently is going on, is in the State of Wa ...

Why cant churches consign Monsanto to Hell from the pulpit

October 15, 2013 - image source Jon Rappoport Activist Post “When Pope Francis was archbishop of Buenos Aires, farm advocates met with him to explain how biotechnology had ruined and changed the face of Argentine agriculture…” (David Andrews, National Catholic Reporter, October ...

Frakenfood Revolution: World Protests Monsanto and GMO

October 12, 2013 - Youtube A worldwide rally against genetically modified food giant Monsanto is being held across the globe. Activists are protesting the use of potentially harmful chemicals in food production, something Monsanto says is the only way to feed the globe's growing population. Hundreds of cities are se ...

Anti-Monsanto Activism

October 12, 2013 - Stephen Lendman Activist Post Monsanto perhaps is the world's most hated corporation. Considering the competition, it's not easy taking top honors. GMO foods and ingredients are toxic. They're unsafe to eat. They're hazardous to human health. They should be banned. Monsanto's the leading produ ...

5 More GMO Myths Debunked

September 28, 2013 - Image by Heather Callaghan Why avoid genetically modified foods? There are plenty of reasons; namely, your health. But you might hear people regurgitate the same old biotech slogans, when really it's about feeding a bottomless bottom line and propelling an even bigger agenda. Bi ...

Another Farmers Field Tainted with GMO Monsanto Says Levels Are Permissible

September 21, 2013 - Like so many of these stories that come out quietly every day in this country, another farmer’s crops have been tainted with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Melissa Melton Activist Post A Washington farmer who had intended to grow non-GMO alfalfa recently had his crop rejected be ...

Monsanto and Crony Capitalism

September 19, 2013 - Ben Swann Ben Swann Reality Check takes a look at three controversies surrounding food company "Monsanto". Plus, is Monsanto one of the best examples of America's crony capitalist system. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YC7M6j-dGs Visit BenSwann.com Via Activist Post

Untouchable: Government Gives Monsanto the Go-Ahead to Kill You and Your Family

September 16, 2013 - Daisy Luther Activist Post The FY14 Continuing Resolution (CR) spending bill is soon to be on the table in the Senate, and hidden in this bill is a continuance of the controversial “Monsanto Protection Act” that was passed 6 months ago (HR 933) amidst enormous public outcry. It p ...

Monsantos GM alfalfa contaminates Washington crops

September 14, 2013 - Rady Ananda Activist Post An eastern Washington field has been contaminated with Roundup Ready alfalfa, the state Ag Department confirmed on Friday. The farmer reports he did not plant it, nor wants it. Of course we knew this was going to happen. Alfalfa seeds are only 2mm in size and can ...

Monsanto faces another Supreme Court challenge

September 12, 2013 - Rady Ananda Activist Post The latest group to challenge Monsanto is heading to the US Supreme Court, this time to seek a covenant not to sue when their crops become genetically contaminated. The Organic Growers and Seed Traders Assn., et al. filed their petition for writ of certiorari on Sept. ...

Tell EPC Member States: Don't Let Monsanto Buy Up Mother Earth

September 4, 2013 - Natural Blaze Petition Going for One Million Signatures Monsanto isn't satisfied with just selling us herbicides and pesticides for coating our crops. Now they're using a European legal loophole to patent away varieties of cucumber, broccoli, melons and conventional ways of breeding fruits and ...

Monsanto's Harvest of Shame

August 25, 2013 - Dees Illustration Stephen Lendman Activist Post In 1960, Edward R. Murrow hosted CBS Reports. It was television the way it should be. It no longer exists. It was a feature TV documentary series. They're not shown today. They told viewers what they need to know. Modern-day Mu ...

Futurama Pimps Out Young Audience to Monsanto

August 15, 2013 - Daisy Luther Activist Post If you wanted to reach an audience of smart, hip young people, how would you do it? If you wanted to convince the young, energetic idealists that something was a good idea, how would you target them? One way to reach such a group would be through a fast-paced funny b ...

Monsanto can sue farmers for GMO contamination event

August 11, 2013 - by Rady Ananda At the Justice Begins with Seeds biosafety conference held in Seattle August 2-3, it was announced that a recent court decision prevented Monsanto from suing farmers for patent infringement when their crops become genetically contaminated with lab-engineered patented seeds. But the ...

Monsanto Baseball: Escaping Accountability in Corporate America

August 6, 2013 - Youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSmU_SIQMZ4 Subscribe to Global ResearchTV's Channel Monsanto is a glaring example of everything that is wrong with Congress, the White House, the FDA, the EPA, the USDA, Media and Corporate America. Produced by Chris Pratt. For more information visit: htt ...

GMO Re-Education: Monsanto Dow and Biotech Firms Unite to Launch Disinformation Site

July 30, 2013 - Daisy Luther Activist Post If you had a question about how to protect yourself from a criminal known to break into houses in your neighborhood, would you ask him how to protect your home and then take his suggestions, or would you be suspicious he might be answering them in a way that would make ...

Monsanto Spreads Propaganda in Hawaii's Largest Newspaper

July 29, 2013 - Monsanto takes out a 3/4-page ad in Hawaii's largest newspaper to counter that GMOs are unsafe. Activist Post Monsanto has invaded Hawaii with genetically modified crops that require being soaked in pesticides. But don't worry, a new paid advertisement says that these crops are perfectly safe to ...
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