Sunday, 26 May 2013

The New US Farm Bill is an Economic Disaster

Heidi Moore - The Guardian

Just when you think Congress can't get any dumber, it crafts a $1tn farm bill that harms the poor and promotes unhealthy food. Full story here.
PLT: Thank goodness there are still some people in mass media who tell it like it is!

Millions March Against GM Crops


Organisers celebrate huge global turnout and say they will continue until Monsanto and other GM manufacturers listen…Details here.

Anti-GM Rally in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (Video)

Chile Fines Barrick Gold $16m for Pascua-Lama Mine

BBC News

Chilean authorities have fined the world's largest gold mining company, Barrick Gold Corp. of CANADA, more than $16m for environmental offences. Details here.

PLT: A fine, Canadian "role-model" for the world - poisoning Earth for profit and bling!

At least 80 million children under one are at risk of diseases such as diphtheria, measles and polio as COVID-19 disrupts routine vaccination efforts

World Health Organization A WHO photo. Agencies call for joint effort to safely deliver routine immunization and proceed with vaccination ...