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The GMO Suicides

Since 1997, there have been over 270,000 suicides by farmers in India’s Cotton Belt.

The entry of Monsanto in the Indian seed sector was made possible with a 1998 Seed Policy imposed by the World Bank, requiring the Government of India to deregulate the seed sector. 1,251 more words

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How foreign aid is used to help corporations

The United States will withhold the Millennium Challenge Compact aid deal, approximately $277 million in aid, unless El Salvador purchases genetically-modified seeds from biotech giant, Monsanto.

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Andeck! Nehel! -- Watch Out! Bees!

Bees have been in the news lately – most reports have been on the negative side. The bees are in crisis, we are told. They are suffering, because extreme weather for a decade or more has devastated their numbers, either directly (intolerable heat or cold) or indirectly (wiping out the plants they rely on for their sustenance.) Genetically modified (GMO) seeds and crops that are engineered to carry systemic pesticides are said to destroy the bees’ digestive system or poison them outright. 929 more words

U.S. Government Ties El Salvador Aid Package to Monsanto's GMO Seeds

U.S. Government Ties El Salvador Aid Package to Monsanto’s GMO Seeds

08 Jun 2014 The President of the El Salvadoran Center for Appropriate Technologies (CESTA), Ricardo Navarro, has demanded that the U.S. 113 more words

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