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Will Congress Let Monsanto Write Its Own Rules?

Andrew Kimbrell huffingtonpost.com Co-Authored by Colin O’Neil, Regulatory Policy Analyst at the Center for Food Safety. The agricultural biotech industry — well, let’s call it what it really is: the chemical industry — has gone on the offensive as never … Continue reading

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Bioethics: real life or an “esoteric puzzle”?

Micheal Cook BioEdge Corruption is not a chapter heading in most bioethics textbooks. But a passionate article in a recent issue of the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine suggests that it is fundamental. “If bioethicists are now the … Continue reading

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Amid international protests, intellectuals and activists issue manifesto for global democracy

Source: UNPACampaign Intellectuals Naomi Klein, Vandana Shiva, Noam Chomsky, Eduardo Galeano and Michael Hardt as well as mass-protest organizers and activists have issued a manifesto that includes a strong call for global democracy and, in particular, democratic rule over the … Continue reading

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Monsanto’s call for GM foods to be labeled

GM Watch NOTE: Who could disagree with Monsanto when it tells us: “You have the right to know what you eat” and “We believe that products that come from biotechnology… should to be labeled.” And afterall, if Monsanto is genuinely … Continue reading

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Fresh – Official Trailer

NewVideoDigital The underground documentary that became a massive grassroots success, FRESH is the embodiment of the good food movement. FRESH outlines the vicious cycle of our current food production methods, while also celebrating the farmers, thinkers and business people across … Continue reading

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International Women Rise to Action Against Female Genital Mutilation

PR Newswire NEW YORK, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being released by World Women: As the two week long international conference of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women comes to a close on Friday, March … Continue reading

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2012 The Mayan Word

Undercurrents This groundbreaking film brings us the voices of the Mayan people as they share their perspectives on the prophecies of their ancestors and their fight to defend Mother Earth and their culture from destruction. 2012 The Mayan Word is … Continue reading

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Means test selective parents

Rachel Browne Sydney Morning Herald THE families of children attending selective public high schools are among the most affluent, prompting questions about the equity of the system and whether parents should face a means-tested levy. Entry to a selective school … Continue reading

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UN to propose planetary regulations of water, food

Kelley Vlahos FOX News An environmental report issued by an agency of the United Nations last month has some critics sounding the alarm, saying it is a clarion call for “global governance” over how the Earth is managed. The report, … Continue reading

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Geo-engineering: The radical ideas to combat global warming

A FLASHBACK ARTICLE Alok Jha The Guardian Artificial clouds to reflect away sunlight, creating colossal blooms of oceanic algae and the global use of synthetic carbon-neutral transport fuels are just three of the climate transforming technologies in need of urgent … Continue reading

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