Posts Tagged with "Monsanto"

Pulp and Paper Giant APRIL Rebuked, Put On Notice

Friday, January 24, 2014

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Pulp and Paper Giant APRIL Rebuked, Put On Notice

 The World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a group of 200 international corporations who claim commitments to sustainability, has put APRIL, Indonesia’s second largest and now most destructive pulp and paper company, on notice. APRIL has been placed on probation and the WBCSD will revoke its membership unless it can prove that it has [...]

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Tell Cargill: Keep Corporate Influence Out of Science

Thursday, September 20, 2012

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Tell Cargill: Keep Corporate Influence Out of Science

Two weeks ago, the mainstream media caught fire with a Stanford study questioning the benefits of organic foods. It turns out the anti-organics study may have the fingerprints of agribusiness giants Cargill and Monsanto. That’s right, Big Ag has been bankrolling Stanford’s Food Security and the Environment (FSE) program. In fact, Cargill donated $5 million [...]

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“Pro-GMO” Farmer: Parody Or Monsanto Propaganda?

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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In the lead up to Occupy Our Food Supply, I published a blog post titled, “Monsanto and Cargill: The Thugs of Big Food.” Someone named Ben left a comment. He said I was misguided for suggesting that family farmers are negatively impacted by Monsanto and Cargill and asked me to read a blog post about [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply: Create/Resist Reportback

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply: Create/Resist Reportback

Yesterday’s Occupy Our Food Supply global day of action was by all accounts a resounding success. The day included more than 100 events across the globe that united an unprecedented alliance of more than 60 Occupy groups and 30 environmental, food justice, and corporate accountability organizations. It also featured prominent voices including Indian environmentalist Vandana [...]

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Michael Ableman: We are the 2% – Occupy our Land, Occupy our Food

Monday, February 27, 2012

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Michael Ableman: We are the 2% – Occupy our Land, Occupy our Food

We are the 2% we call farmers. We are not out carrying banners and marching on Wall Street, we are on the land, in our fields, planting seeds, cultivating crops, nurturing livestock, harvesting the food that nourishes a nation. We are the 2%. There are far more people in prison than growing our food, more [...]

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Vandana Shiva: Create Food Democracy, Occupy our Food Supply

Monday, February 27, 2012

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Vandana Shiva: Create Food Democracy, Occupy our Food Supply

The biggest corporate takeover on the planet is the hijacking of the food system, the cost of which has had huge and irreversible consequences for the Earth and people everywhere. From the seed to the farm to the store to your table, corporations are seeking total control over biodiversity, land, and water. They are seeking [...]

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Monsanto And Cargill: The Thugs Of Big Food

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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Monsanto And Cargill: The Thugs Of Big Food

Just days before the massive global day of action to Occupy our Food Supply, I thought I’d take a look at just who some of these agribusiness thugs really are. The deeper you dig the more clear it becomes that two corporate giants are responsible for a large part of the poisoning of our food [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply

Friday, February 17, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply

In just over a week’s time, thousands of people will descend on our food system by participating in a Global Day of Action to Occupy our Food Supply. Prominent thought leaders, authors, farmers and activists like Vandana Shiva, Michael Pollan, Annie & Willie Nelson, Woody Harrelson, Raj Patel, Gary Paul Nabhan, Anna Lappé, Marion Nestle, [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply!

Monday, December 12, 2011

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Occupy Our Food Supply!

Cargill tries to employ a 'too big to fail' analysis of their role in fighting world hunger, but it is the research of multiple studies that show that organic agriculture and agroecology have a better chance of created food security and solving the problems of hunger than the corporate model profiteering from crisis to crisis.

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Vote Chevron into the 2010 Corporate Hall of Shame

Friday, August 20, 2010

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Chevron is up for a huge award this month and we need your votes (VOTE HERE)  to help them win this much-deserved award. Each year ten corporations are (dis)honored by being named as finalists in the “Corporate Hall of Shame.”  This year Corporate Accountability International has deemed Chevron worthy of their final list because of [...]

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