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The merging of Monsanto-Bayer, along with Monsanto’s patent of their kernels, have resulted in the rise of a near monopoly in the agricultural industry and the demise of smaller farmers and companies.
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CounterPunch Sep 20
The very politicians now voting to stop a no-deal Brexit in order to prevent potentially dangerous disruption are the same who supported the infliction of similar pain on other, more vulnerable countries.
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Julie Wark Sep 20
"Cristóbal Colón, and other captains Of industry Transmuting with their alchemy The jungles And the mountains and the rivers of the globe Into pollution, slums, and graves, and guns, And gold"
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priti Sep 20
Sidewalk Museum of Congress: Who Says Kansas is Flat? - by
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Joshua Frank Sep 20
This, from the guy who says he won't ban fracking and denies knowing one of his big funders is a fossil fuel exec. Biden's so plump full of lies, he's leaking methane.
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CounterPunch Sep 20
In countless ways, raising cows and protecting mother nature is incompatible.
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Jeffrey St. Clair Sep 20
On Mingus, Holiday, Blakey, Ellington, Terri Carrington and the untold history of jazz as activism...
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Texas Working Class Sep 20
Roaming Charges: Pompeo and Circumstance - by
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CounterPunch Sep 20
Anti-Mexican violence has a long and hardened presence in this country spanning well over a century. Texas alone has an astounding and horrific history of lynchings, massacres and overall terrorism staged against Mexican people.
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Nathaniel St. Clair Sep 20
The conclusion of the UN committees, considered conservative by environmentalists, is that the opportunity to make incremental changes to industrial practices has passed. There's no way to achieve necessary goals without quickly & radically reorganizing Western political economy.
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CounterPunch Sep 20
Given that oligarchs, corporate executives and politicians are at least in theory physical beings as dependent on a livable world as the rest of us, you would think they would be more intent on acting now to resolve growing environmental crises.
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Jeffrey St. Clair Sep 19
Trump will get more crap for inviting the Taliban to Camp David for peace talks, than the Pentagon will ever get for this (or any other) war crime in Afghanistan.
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Nyla Ali Khan Sep 20
‘India is now in the hands of thuggish politicians, who have no clue what independence of the judiciary, integrity of the electoral process, and sovereignty of the Constitution mean.’
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Mike Garrity Sep 20
25 Ways the Canadian Health Care System is Better than Obamacare for the 2020 Elections - by -for-all
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CounterPunch Sep 20
While many of the world economies are developing in a multipolar direction, the governing mechanism of the global economy remains heavily under the unilateral influence of the United States.
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C.C. O'Hanlon Sep 13
What If This Is As Good As It Gets? An encounter with barrel jellyfish in Cornwall confronts with existential dilemmata. Via .
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Tom Morello Sep 14
There is nothing remotely surprising about this. What are we waiting for?
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Joshua Frank Sep 19
This is absolutely tragic. Forget about Trump's tax returns or those awful NFL games. This is real and it's scary. Stop pretending that human impact on nature is negligible. Oh and keep your damn bird-eating cats inside. .
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CounterPunch Sep 19
“Either there is no rain when required or it rains excessively out of season. This is destroying the harvest... it rains so much and the crop is completely destroyed. That is why we have the saying, ‘Aashay morey chaasa’ [‘Hope kills the farmer’].”
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Jeffrey St. Clair Sep 19
You ran a terrible campaign. You had no plans. You rigged your nomination. You ran against the most unpopular candidate in history and still lost.
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