Posts Tagged with "occupy our food supply"

“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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Land Conflicts Spark Occupy-type Protests In Indonesia

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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Land Conflicts Spark Occupy-type Protests In Indonesia

Here at Rainforest Action Network, I’m gearing up for the Occupy Our Food Supply global day of action on February 27th, 2012 and it reminded me of a story from Indonesia last month. On January 12, thousands of Indonesian farmers, workers, Indigenous community members, students, and people representing over 50 local non-profits flooded the streets [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply #F27 Social Media Day of Action: Register Now

Sunday, February 19, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply #F27 Social Media Day of Action: Register Now

Occupy Our Food Supply‘s Social Media Day of Action will join incredible healthy food advocates—including Michael Pollan, Marion Nestle, Willie Nelson, and Anna Lappé—with Occupy activists, social media influencers and people like you to occupy social networks on February 27 with a vision of just, local, sustainable food systems while calling out the short-sighted and [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply #F27 Blogger Day of Action: Register Now

Sunday, February 19, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply #F27 Blogger Day of Action: Register Now

Occupy Our Food Supply‘s Blogger Day of Action on February 27 will join luminaries of the food movement—like Dr. Vandana Shiva, Anna Lappe, Michael Ableman, and Raj Patel—with journalists and bloggers throughout the nation to culminate in a chorus of voices calling for the reclamation of our food systems from industrial agribusiness giants Cargill, Monsanto, [...]

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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: #F27 Social Media Guide

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply: #F27 Social Media Guide

Occupy Our Food Supply is bringing together over 60 Occupy groups from across the country, in addition to sustainable farming, food justice, buy local, slow food, and environmental groups, for a global day of action on February 27, 2012. Want to join healthy food advocates Michael Pollan, Anna Lappe, and Marion Nestle in the #F27 [...]

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