[permaculture] We have in every part of the world lost control of our food systems to agribusiness
garden at hal-pc.org
Thu Jun 12 13:41:39 EDT 2008
We should evacuate all employees from these plants and blow the hell out
of them with ........... (you name your favorite). Go Abbie Hoffmann!
He'd say "It's the establishment" (er, politicians).
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 04:50:04 -0400
From: "Lawrence F. London, Jr." <lflj at intrex.net>
Subject: [permaculture] (FWD) We have in every part of the world lost
control of our food systems to agribusiness.
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"The below is a link to a documentary film called "The World According
Monsanto". Which the creators of the film introduce as follows:"
"On March 11 a new documentary was aired on French television (ARTE ?
French-German cultural tv channel) by French journalist and film maker
Marie-Monique Robin, The World According to Monsanto - A documentary
that Americans won't ever see. The gigantic biotech corporation Monsanto
is threatening to destroy the agricultural biodiversity which has served
mankind for thousands of years."
"to see the film click: http://wideeyecinema.com/?p=105"
*Survey: *Yesterday we quoted Barbara Kingsolver: "we have in every
part of the world lost control of our food systems to agribusiness?
[Monsanto has] quite systematically removed seed banks, have
contaminated [and] diminished the genetic material that all people
in the world have with which to feed themselves, and it's a
terrifying problem." Also yesterday, Monsanto promised to "develop
by 2030 new strains of corn, soybeans and cotton that can yield
twice as much grain and fiber per-acre while consuming just
two-thirds the water."If we succeed in doubling yields, it
absolutely changes the opportunity for food availability," [CEO
Hugh] Grant said. Is Monsanto evil incarnate or will it save the
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