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Canada-EU Trade Deal: A Bad Trade for Women
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada-European Union Economic Trade Agr, gender gap, cuts to public services, job losses, deregulation and privatization of health, social services, municipal water provision )

Martin
- 4 hours ago - rabble.ca
CETA is a bad deal economically for Canada because it will exacerbate existing inequalities between men and women, reduce access to resources that will disproportionately affect women, and impede economic stability and growth.
Ideology Prevents Wheat Growers From Converting to More Profitable Methods, New Study Shows
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, humans, interesting, organic, society, sustainable, technology )

Kathy
- 5 hours ago - phys.org
U.S. wheat growers resist converting to a more profitable method of farming because of ideology their personal beliefs about organic farming âEUR" rather than technical or material obstacles, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Arkansas
Who Says GMOs Are Safe? (and Who Says They're Not)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, protection, world )

Kathy
- 21 hours ago - beyond-gm.org
No article questioning the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods is complete without a rebuttal consisting of reassuring comments to the effect that every credible scientific and government organisation has said that GM foods are safe. Take for examp
First Nation Disappointed By NAFTA Commission Decision on Wild Salmon
Environment  (tags: NAFTA, environmental protection, laws intended to protect the land, water and air )

Martin
- 1 day ago - rabble.ca
The concerns of the Kwikwasutinuxw Haxwa'mis First Nation remain unresolved. And despite clear evidence of harm by fish farms to wild salmon, the Harper government is reviewing applications to expand the industry on the British Columbia coast.
How Big Oil Lobbies Got Permission for Fracking on Public Lands Included in the US Defense Authorization Act
Environment  (tags: Environment, protection of public lands, Big Oil, energy, climate change, hydraulic fracturing )

Martin
- 3 days ago - globalresearch.ca
Streamlined permitting means faster turn-around times for the industryâEUR(TM)s application process to drill on public lands, bringing with it all of the air, groundwater and climate change issues that encompass the shale production process.
Remarks By Senator Warren on Citigroup and Its Bailout Provision   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senator Elizabeth Warren, Citigroup )

Ellyn
- 4 days ago - youtube.com
Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on the floor of the Senate on Dec. 12, 2014 about the provision that Citigroup added to the omnibus budget package. An electrifying and historic speech!
TTIP: A Recipe for Disaster
Health & Wellness  (tags: US-EU Trade Deal, future of good food and farming, undermine sustainable food system, food safety, agriculture, pesticides, GMOs, mutual recognition regulatory cooperatio )

Martin
- 4 days ago - bilaterals.org
The TTIP will promote the industrial model of food and farming, further threatening the survival of small family farms, local food initiatives, standards for healthy and safe food, animal welfare, the environment, and public health.
Don't Let the FDA Destroy the Local & Organic Food Movement!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organics, FDA, organic farmers, choice denied? )

Stephen
- 4 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
I am writing because I am concerned about the impact that FDA's proposed FSMA rules will have on the farms that I buy food from, my business, my family's ability to find local food, the environment... ~petition~
Stop Using Taxpayer Money to Subsidize Dangerous Oil Trains
Environment  (tags: oil, trains, fossil fuel, danger, pollution, taxes, petitions )

Freya
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
For the past 18 months, Americans from Albany to Oregon have voiced growing alarm over the rising number of oil-laden freight trains coursing through their cities, a trend they fear is endangering public safety.
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO): Profit, Power and Geopolitics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Biotechnology and GMO, Seeds of Destruction, Monsanto, corporate power, foreign policy, geopolitical interests, food sovereignty, food security )

Martin
- 3 days ago - globalresearch.ca
GMO is not just about science. As an issue, GMO and the chemical-industrial model it is linked to is ultimately a geopolitical one driven by power and profit. Indeed, agriculture has for a long time been central to US foreign policy.
 
 
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