Indefatigable rocker and activist Neil Young has a new video featuring an anti-Starbucks anthem, part of his fierce fight against Monsanto, GMOs and Starbucks' alleged support of an industry effort to block Vermont's GMO-labelling bill. The exuberant, vintage-style song comes ahead of this month's release of Young's concept album, "The Monsanto Years," and a summer tour with Willie Nelson's sons. "I want a cup of coffee," wails Young, "but I don't want a GMO." Good man.
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