Tag: monsanto

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, […]

October 26, 2008

Monsanto out to ruin farming in Mesopotamia?

Just as I’m reporting on SPIN farming and efforts to grow our own produce in our backyards, I come across this article describing Monsanto’s efforts to control farming in Mesopotamia.  While we make efforts to collect and harvest heritage seeds, Monsanto is ramming ‘democracy’ down the throats of Iraqi farmers in the form of legalized theft. This whole thing disgusts me.  I could be wrong, […]

May 4, 2008

Profiting From International Starvation

Full Story Here. Euthanol has driven the planet to starvation, and it looks like a small handful of companies are profiting from this situation. Monsanto: net income for the three months up to the end of February this year had more than doubled over the same period in 2007, from $543m to $1.12bn. Its profits increased from $1.44bn to $2.22bn Cargill: net earnings soared by […]