Friday, February 21, 2020

Tag: gmo

Bayer investigates its shady PR firm after ‘Monsanto File’ scandal in...

"This is a very important discovery because it shows there are objective strategies to silence strong voices."

India’s top court rules Monsanto can own patents on genetically modified...

"Seed ownership by farmers has traditionally been an important agricultural practice, but profit-driven giant Monsanto is making our farmers disempowered and dependent!"

USDA releases final GMO labeling standards

"Most studies have shown that consumers expect highly processed ingredients to be labeled and many food manufacturers want to provide that information."

EPA extends use of Monsanto’s controversial pesticide dicamba on GM soybean...

"Simply adding more use restrictions to an uncontrollable pesticide that already comes with 39 pages of instructions and limitations reflects a broken process."

In blow to Monsanto, India’s top court upholds decision that seeds...

"The Earth will win. Seed will win, Monsanto will lose."

Bayer, Monsanto merger gets green light from the DOJ

A proposed merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto passed a United States regulatory hurdle despite opposition from various food and farm groups.

European Commission gives green light to Bayer-Monsanto merger

"The coming together of these two is a marriage made in hell – bad for farmers, bad for consumers, and bad for our countryside."

Mexico revokes Monsanto’s permit to market GMO soy in seven states

The permit revocation applies to the states of Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Veracruz, Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatan and Quintana Roo.

Monsanto ground breaking sparks local backlash: 120 jobs not worth ‘toxic...

“Pesticide resistant superweeds are a serious threat to our farmers, and piling on more pesticides will just result in superweeds resistant to more pesticides.”

Should McDonald’s & Monsanto Have the Same Rights as People? A...

Five Years ago the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that corporations are people and have the same rights a person has. This has led to companies, like Monsanto and McDonalds, fighting against new laws in order to protect their businesses. Seem fair?

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”