For our purposes we aim to post weekly stories, petitions, causes & growing movements that centers around being socially responsible toward the environment, organic food, concerns of farmers and how government & corporate entities have sought to hinder our rights in the natural world. In these efforts to post this information it is our hope to broaden awareness and encourage like-minded folks to TAKE ACTION. Whether its to spread the news of an issue, sign a petition or attend a rally/march we hope these efforts will broaden knowledge and understanding for the issues we all care about.
HOW TO HELP VICTIMS OF THE EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI IN JAPAN
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NOT MONSANTO'S FAULT! EVER
Monsanto has an interesting clause in its seed contract. The Monsanto Technology Stewardship Agreement has a waiver that shifts all liability from any incidental, direct, indirect consequences from its seeds from the company to the farmer.
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WHOLE FOODS MAJOR BETRAYAL OF ORGANIC MOVEMENT:
If You Eat Organic Food, Have You Just Been Betrayed?
Organic consumers and producers in the U.S. are facing betrayal. A self-appointed group of "Organic Elites", including Whole Foods Market, Organic Valley, and Stonyfield Farm, are surrendering to Monsanto.
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House Subcommittee Votes In Favor of Big Polluters, Against Well-Being and Future of American People
March 10, 2011
Washington, D.C. — Today, the House Energy and Power Subcommittee passed a Dirty Air Act to block the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from limiting the carbon dioxide pollution of the nation’s biggest polluters. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY), now moves to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, chaired by Rep. Upton, for a full committee vote.
The following is a statement by Earthjustice Senior Legislative Representative Sarah Saylor:
“Today‘s subcommittee vote aims to turn back the clock on carbon dioxide pollution limits that protect all Americans, to block the Environmental Protection Agency from being able to protect the American people in carrying out these pollution controls, which are backed by strong science and were adopted to safeguard our lives and our future.
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Food Not Bombs Clashes With Fort Lauderdale Police
The local collective of Food Not Bombs, an international group dedicated to ending hunger and war, says that members of the group have been harassed recently by Fort Lauderdale police. The group claims that police recently raided a house illegally and that officers are making a concerted effort to stop them from feeding homeless people in Stranahan Park.
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Help Organize 1,000,000 Against Monsanto for World Food Day 10.16.2011
435 Chapters with 2300 Supporters =1,000,000 Against Monsanto!
Demand that Monsanto Corporation:
◦Stop intimidating small family farmers.
◦Stop force-feeding untested and unlabeled genetically engineered foods on consumers.
◦Stop using billions of dollars of U.S. taypayers' money to subsidize genetically engineered crops--cotton, soybeans, corn, and canola.
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