Forcing Open The Door: How Monsanto Bullied Its Way Into Nigeria And How Poor Farmers There Are Bound To Suffer As A Result

Forcing Open The Door: How Monsanto Bullied Its Way Into Nigeria And How Poor Farmers There Are Bound To Suffer As A Result
Monsanto Finally Bulls Its Way Into Nigeria: Corporate Bully To Take Over African Nation’s Ability To Feed Itself As Was The Plan All Along There are some takeovers that are overt and as bold as bold can be. The German army’s Blitzkrieg strategy of overwhelming much of Europe with its tank strength is an example that everyone could witness as it was happening.… Read the rest

If You’re Unhappy And You Know It: European CDC Reports Gonorrhea Cases Have Doubled

If You’re Unhappy And You Know It: European CDC Reports Gonorrhea Cases Have Doubled
Like a Clap Of Thunder Echoing Across The Continent: European CDC Reports Gonorrhea Cases Have Doubled If you have college-age children who have a European walkabout planned this summer, you might want to make sure you have a good long talk with them first regarding the dangers of unprotected sex. For supplemental reading, you might give them some literature on how antibiotics work–or, as has become more and more frequent, how they don’t work anymore, at least not as well as they once did.… Read the rest

A Green Party Stunt To Draw Attention To The Ubiquity Of Glyphosate Shows That 48 Members Of European Parliament Had Glyphosate In Their Urine

A Green Party Stunt To Draw Attention To The Ubiquity Of Glyphosate Shows That 48 Members Of European Parliament Had Glyphosate In Their Urine
Shocking Rate Of Glyphosate Found In Urine Tests Of 48 Members Of European Parliament–100 Percent Of Those Who Were Tested. Recently a group of members of the European Parliament volunteered to take a urine test to see if glyphosate was in their system, and the results were illuminating to say the least. The ubiquitous herbicide that was recently designated by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer as “probably carcinogenic to humans” has recently been found in German beer, California wine and a host of food products.… Read the rest

France joins other EU countries in planning to vote against glyphosate re-approval

France joins other EU countries in planning to vote against glyphosate re-approval
France and a growing chorus of other EU countries are preparing to just say no to Monsanto and its toxic herbicide Roundup in a way that could make a real dent in the agrichem corporation’s bottom line. A recent vote set to determine whether the EU would re-approve the use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, on crops throughout the union has been postponed.… Read the rest

TIME TO DECRIMINALIZE

TIME TO DECRIMINALIZE
New study calls drug war a failure, says it’s time to decriminalize A recent Johns Hopkins study calls out the drug war as the massive failure it has proven to be, and exhorts the US and other countries to pursue a humane policy of decriminalizing non-violent minor drug offenses. Citing damage done to public health, human rights, and infection rates, the study, known as the Johns Hopkins-Lancet Commission on Public Health and International Drug Policy, suggests its time to decriminalize all minor use infractions, and possession of all drugs so long as there is no violence involved in the offenses.… Read the rest