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Women Ecowarriors
Over the last four decades, I have served the Earth and grassroots ecological movements, beginning with the historic Chipko Movement (Hug the Tree Movement), in the Central Himalaya. Every movement in which I participated, I noticed that women were the decision-makers — they decided the course of...
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G8 Brings Big Ag Colonialism to Africa
Corporate food initiative in Africa will be 'a disaster like you can't imagine,' critics warn
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The Difference Between a Farmer and a Global Chemical Corporation
We are witnessing a strange, though remarkably predictable public discourse, where State lawmakers claim that those " truly serious about supporting local farmers " must abolish Counties' rights " forever ," and transnational corporations call themselves " farmers ." Legislators attempt to contort...
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President Obama Uses a Sledgehammer Against Dissent
From Jeremy Hammond to Bradley Manning and the AP, Obama's 'assault on journalism' is a threat to our democracy
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WikiLeaks and the 2014 Sochi Olympics
Precisely ten months from today, the 2014 Winter Olympics will open in Sochi, Russia. This weekend also marks the three-year anniversary of one of WikiLeaks’s most controversial interventions: the release of a video documenting American troops in Apache helicopters gunning down twelve people—...
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Tilling the Soil with Pesticides
The ministry of agriculture had organised a conference on Doubling Food Production from February 1-3. The “eminent speakers” invited were not members of International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) or top Indian scientists. Rather they were spin masters...
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Food Poisoning on a Global Scale
Food is supposed to provide us nourishment and health but because of the toxins it contains, what we consume has become a major threat to our health. Some toxic substances are added to our food physically, through adulteration, while some enter our food system chemically, through pesticide residues...
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Food Sovereignty Advocates Occupy the World Food Prize
The world’s leading agricultural and food policy experts are headed to Des Moines, Iowa, this week to celebrate the World Food Prize. The annual event heralds the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world...
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Myths About Industrial Agriculture
Organic farming is the "only way to produce food" without harming the planet and people's health
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Labeling Genetically Engineered Foods: Whose Side Are You On?
This November, California voters will have an opportunity to vote on a simple, yet important ballot initiative called Prop 37 – the California Right to Know Act. If approved, it would require food sold in California supermarkets be clearly labeled if it has been genetically engineered. What many...
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