Monsanto Uses Latest Food Crisis to Push Transgenic Corn in Mexico

Monsanto has turned the drop in international corn reserves and the havoc wreaked on Mexican corn production by an unexpected cold snap into an argument for speeding up commercial planting of its genetically modified (GM) corn in Mexico. The transnational is claiming that its modified seeds are the only solution to scarcity and rising grain prices.

Evidence for Agent Orange on Okinawa

In the late 1960s, James Spencer was a United States Navy longshoreman on Okinawa’s military docks. “During this time, we handled all kinds of cargo, including these barrels with orange stripes on them. When we unloaded them, they’d leak and the Agent Orange would get all over us. It was as if it were raining.”

Perhaps Some Relevance Today?

As I look back at some of the world’s military leaders and heroes, one that we cannot of course forget is General Vo Nguyen Giap. I understand his book “General Vo Nguyen Giap: The General Headquarters in the Spring of Brilliant Victory”has been translated to English. We might have/should have learned some lessons from Giap – and is perhaps more pertinent today as we slowly but steadily encroach on more and more sovereign territory throughout the world.

Monsanto and the USDA – A bad Hybrid

Monsanto and the USDA – A bad Hybrid

Monsanto moving us forward – USDA OKs Genuity Roundup Ready Alfalfa for Spring Planting – I have my doubts. ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time since 2007, U.S. farmers will have the choice to plant Genuity® Roundup Ready® alfalfa. Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorized resumption of the sale and planting […]

VVA Agent Orange Brochure

VVA Agent Orange Brochure

Get your Agent Orange Brochure from the Agent Orange Zone. Agent Orange is a highly toxic herbicide used by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to defoliate hiding places used by the Viet Cong, rice paddies and fertile fields that provided them with food, and to clear the perimeters of military bases to give service […]

In Praise of Agent Orange Victim Advocates

HA NOI — The Viet Nam Association for Victims of Agent Orange yesterday honoured 99 outstanding individuals and organisations for supporting victims and actively participating in the struggle for justice for AO victims. Via VietNamNews They were praised in the “Honouring Golden Hearts for Agent Orange Victims” programme which was held in the capital yesterday […]

Welcome to the Hall of Shame—Monsanto

Monsanto—The poster child for big business we love to hate. Never has a single corporate entity-person inflicted such misery and death, and lied about it to the extent that Monsanto has.  By Kathy Fuller, The Hillsboro Argus The company that brought us Agent Orange and PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) now brings us Roundup Ready seeds and […]

Vietnam War—No light at end of tunnel for Agent Orange victims

In Vietnam, some 35 years after the war, Agent Orange is still claiming victims. Used on a massive scale by the U.S. Army to prevent  soldiers from hiding, this powerful herbicide permeated the ground. From encephalitis to congenital deformities and leukaemia, thousands of children are being born severely handicapped due to the chemical. From 1961 […]

U.S. Officials Support GMOs, Docs Read

Sometimes in the world of disinformation and limited hang-outs, some truth emerges. With more than 200,000 U.S. cables in its possession, Wikileaks has released detailed information about America’s support of worldwide use of genetically modified (GM) crops. By Jill Ettinger in Organic Authority Reports include evidence that State Department officials have made efforts to fight […]

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