Monsanto’s Links To The Tools Of War: Forget Roundup–Here Is Where The Company Shows Its True, Deadly Colors

Monsanto’s Links To The Tools Of War: Forget Roundup–Here Is Where The Company Shows Its True, Deadly Colors
Monsanto And White Phosphorus: Company Is So Much Worse Than Roundup And GMOs As the proposed merger of Monsanto with Bayer continues to draw scrutiny, there are some facts we should revisit about Monsanto. It is somewhat fashionable these days to espouse a contrarian view of the agrichemical giant, a view that is no doubt heavily fueled by the company’s army of publicity flacks, both overt and hiding in plain sight in chat rooms and comment boards.… Read the rest

US Supreme Court: “Lawsuit Against Nestle, ADM, Cargill by Former Child Slaves in Mali Cacao Operations to Proceed”

US Supreme Court: “Lawsuit Against Nestle, ADM, Cargill by Former Child Slaves in Mali Cacao Operations to Proceed”
In a ruling that comes as a welcome surprise to watchers of corporate scofflaws, the US Supreme Court has thrown out a request by global corporate giants Nestle, Archer Daniels Midland Co and Cargill to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they were complicit in child slavery operations in connection with their Ivory Coast cacao plantations. By rejecting the request, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to let stand a December 2014 ruling by the 9th U.S.… Read the rest

Every Man in Iranian Village Executed on “Drug Charges” Gov’t Admits by Accident

Every Man in Iranian Village Executed on “Drug Charges” Gov’t Admits by Accident
Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs, Shahindokht Molaverdi, admitted that every man in Sistan andBaluchestan (province) was executed on drug charges. was arguing for increased provision for convicts’ families when she made the admission to the Mehr news agency saying, “Today their children are potential drug traffickers; either because they will seek revenge for the deaths of their fathers or because they will need to financially provide for their families, as a result of lack of support by the government.” Ms Molaverdi believes that society was responsible for the families of executed convicts pointing to the reinstatement of a previously cancelled welfare program.… Read the rest