Salbuchi: Paraguay suffered a Coup d’État last June

“Venezuela’s pulled its diplomatic staff from Paraguay – in a tit-for-tat response after its Latin American neighbor did the same. Paraguay has been losing diplomatic connections ever since its president was impeached for cracking down on farmers settling on state land. Let’s explain this with the help of political analyst Adrian Salbuchi.”

‘Monsanto seed of discord brings Latin American Spring’

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Seeds of discord: Brazilian farmers sue Monsanto

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Seeds of doubt: Brazilian farmers sue Monsanto

04 June, 2012

Five million Brazilian farmers are locked in a lawsuit with US-based biotech giant Monsanto, suing for as much as 6.2 billion euros. They say that the genetic-engineering company has been collecting royalties on crops it unfairly claims as its own.

The farmers claim that Monsanto unfairly collects exorbitant profits every year worldwide on royalties from “renewal” seed harvests. Continue reading

Monsanto’s roots have penetrated key positions within the US government

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Leaked: US to Start ‘Trade Wars’ with Nations Opposed to Monsanto, GMO Crops

Anthony Gucciardi
Activist Post
January 2, 2012

The United States is threatening nations who oppose Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) crops with military-style trade wars, according to information obtained and released by the organization WikiLeaks. Continue reading

U.S. Organic Farmers to see their day in Court against Monsanto?

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“The eighty-three family farmers, small and family owned seed businesses, and agricultural organizations comprising the organic plaintiff group represent over 300,000 individuals. The landmark lawsuit, filed in March 2011, challenges the validity of Monsanto’s transgenic/GMO patents and seeks court protection for innocent family farmers who may become contaminated by Monsanto seed.”

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Monsanto GM Corn in Peril: Beetle develops Bt-resistance

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By Rady Ananda

Food Freedom

Nature herself may be the best opponent of genetically modified crops and pesticides.  Not only plants, but insects are also developing resistance.  The Western rootworm beetle – one of the most serious threats to corn – has developed resistance to Monsanto’s Bt-corn, and entire crops are being lost. Continue reading