Posts Tagged with "agricultural free trade policies"

Meet the TPP: A Worldwide Corporate Power Grab of Enormous Proportions

Monday, September 10, 2012

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Meet the TPP: A Worldwide Corporate Power Grab of Enormous Proportions

As international trade negotiators gathered this week at a posh golf resort in rural Virginia to hammer out details of the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), they sought to project an image of inclusion and receptivity to public input. In reality, this high-stakes global corporate pact, now in its 14th round of discussions, is heavily [...]

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Farmers Unite with RAN To Fight Cargill And Challenge Corporate Control Of Our Food System

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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Farmers Unite with RAN To Fight Cargill And Challenge Corporate Control Of Our Food System

Last week, over 40 Minnesota residents made a citizens’ arrest of Cargill, Inc. in front of the company’s downtown Minneapolis office at the Grain Exchange. I walked away from the event struck with inspiration and hope. Why? In addition to being amazed that so many enthusiastic people braved below-freezing weather to hold Cargill accountable for [...]

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