Day: November 25, 2008

November 25, 2008

GM Doing Really Well … Somewhere Else

Executives of the auto industry are embarassing themselves as they go to Capitol Hill with cap in hand asking for handouts.  They talk of financial crisis, economic meltdown and no demand for their gas guzzling trucks and SUVs. They couldn’t see it coming. But somehow, their international operations do exceptionally well.  Full story here . There are a lot of reasons to be suspicious about […]

November 25, 2008

Indian Farmers Committing Suicide en masse … because of GM seeds?

This story is sad.  It tells about the dismal treatment of a working class in India that has been manipulated into believing it can dig itself out of povery, all for the benefit of a single corporation known as Monsanto. By Andrew Malone When Prince Charles claimed thousands of Indian farmers were killing themselves after using GM crops, he was branded a scaremonger. In fact, […]