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Stop the Monsanto-Bayer Merger!
Business  (tags: agriculture, Big Agra, Big Food, mergers, monopolies, corporations, petitions )

- 4 days ago -
There's a troubling trend of giant agriculture companies merging to completely dominate our food system. Now Monsanto and Bayer - two of the LARGEST corporations - plan to merge and take this dominance to a whole new level.
43 Million Gallons of Milk Have Been Dumped So Far This Year
Business  (tags: Agriculture, farming, food security )

- 5 days ago -
Americans cannot consume all the milk being produced, so much of it is going to waste.
Monsanto Merges With Bayer -- 'Their Expertise Is War'
Business  (tags: Vandana Shiva, Monsanto-Bayer merger, Mobay, biotech and GMO, agriculture, seeds, chemicals, WWI and WWII, agent orange )

- 31 days ago -
Vandana Shiva discusses these Companies' shared history, making explosives and lethally poisonous gases using shared technologies. They sold these to both sides in both World Wars. Now they can exert even greater control over world agriculture.
There's a Global Sugar Shortage and It's Even Bigger Than Expected | Business News | News | The Independent
Business  (tags: business, consumers, Drought, Asia, Sugar Production, El Nino, Agriculture, Weather Fluctuations, money, farming, environment )

- 210 days ago -
Better stock up. There's a global sugar shortage and it's even bigger than we expected
This Meat Company Dumps More Pollution Into Waterways Each Year Than ExxonMobil
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Pollution, Water Pollution, Tyson Foods )

- 255 days ago -
Tyson shareholders have decided not to institute a new water policy that would have mandated the company keep better track of its water pollution, both inside and outside of its direct facilities.
How ISIS Runs Its Economy
Business  (tags: ISIS, caliphate, economy, businesses, agriculture, zakat, taxation, confiscation, oil, looting, sales of loot, informants, trade, salaries, Syria, Iraq, Turkey )

- 306 days ago -
Even under jihadi rule, death and taxes remain the two great certainties of life. Some learn that the hard way.
Business  (tags: gm crops, 20 yrs of failure, corporate, business, farming, agriculture, world, human rights, health )

- 333 days ago -
Why have GM crops failed to be the popular success the industry claims them to be? As the promises have expanded, so too has the evidence that GM crops are ill-adapted to the challenges facing global food and agriculture systems.
Food Fight 2015: Taking Down the Degenerators
Business  (tags: Climate, Solutions, People Power, Agroecology, Agriculture, GMO, Corporate Power )

- 410 days ago -
"If governments won't solve the climate, hunger, health, and democracy crisis, then the people will... Regenerative agriculture provides answers to the soil crisis, the food crisis, the health crisis, the climate crisis and the crisis of democracy."
How a Founding Father and a British Agriculturist Helped America's Farmers
Business  (tags: Americans, farmers, agriculture, government, George Washington, Great Britain, history, farming, world, society )

- 471 days ago -
George Washington believed his young nation was only as strong as its farmers, so less than 2 years after the end of war with England in, he turned to that country's best & brightest for help in improving his own, & America's, agricultural practices.
Want A Job After College? Study Agriculture
Business  (tags: Americans, jobs, education, agriculture, farming, business, economy, consumers, news, world, government, society, humans, interesting )

- 512 days ago -
Graduates in many fields will have a hard time finding jobs even remotely related to what they studied in college. Not so with agricultural students. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released a report this month showing that agriculture may be one ...
"A Corporate Trojan Horse": Critics Decry Secretive TPP Trade Deal as a Threat to Democracy
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, SECRET, trade deals, THREATS, Anti-Democracy, opposition, corporate power grab, extrajudicial tribunals, Wikileaks, labor, indigenous rights, activists, agriculture, OGMs, Food Water Watch, FoodDemocracy, petitions, outcry )

- 552 days ago -
BREAKING: The bill to Fast Track TPP & other secret trade deals officially introduced in Congress 2 days ago: Time to INTENSIFY ACTION- Get ALL PETITIONS here! Listen to Public CitizenâEUR(TM)s Global Trade Watch director & Rep Alan Grayson with Amy Goodman
3 Vile Myths Too Many Food Companies Are Shoving Down Our Throats. Gross.
Business  (tags: agriculture, business, farmers, myths, food production, technology, genetic engineering, pesticides, Food corporations )

- 574 days ago -
Myth #1: We need technology like genetic engineering and pesticides to grow more food. #2 : Food corporations are working hand in hand with farmers. #3: We need to double food production in order to feed the planet by 2050
The Stealth Trade Agreement That Could Super-Size Industrial Agriculture
Business  (tags: Diet, Food, Agribusiness, Agriculture, WikiLeaks, NAFTA, Big Agriculture, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade Agreements, Pacific Rim, TPP, Robert Reich, Big Ag, Sustainable Agriculture )

- 608 days ago -
The "finish line is in sight" for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would likely send a generation of forward-thinking agrarian reform straight down the drain.

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