Showing posts with label Globalization. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Globalization. Show all posts

Monday, October 15, 2018

PROFIT VS PEOPLE Corporate Power + Climate Change = Geocide


susan-geoprgeSusan George: We are faced with determined adversaries who care nothing about human rights or climate change. They only want a world in which they can make endless amounts of money using all available resources, no matter what the costs to nature and to human life.
Susan George is president of the board of the Trans National Institute, an international research and advocacy institute committed to building a just, democratic and sustainable world. She spoke at the Seminar of the International Center for the promotion of Human Rights [CIPDH] and Unesco titled “Interreligious and inter cultural dialogue: consciences and climate change”  in September in Buenos Aires.  Read her lecture here.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Contamination Cases Renew Fears Over Globalized Food Supply

ALJAZEERA AMERICA

A recent spate of contamination outbreaks highlights safety challenges of transnational food distribution. Details here.

Organic veggies, grown and eaten safely in Manitoba, Canada. PLT photo.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

The Collapse of Globalization

By Chris Hedges Mar 27 '11 - Truthdig
The uprisings in the Middle East, the unrest that is tearing apart nations such as the Ivory Coast, the bubbling discontent in Greece, Ireland and Britain and the labor disputes in states such as Wisconsin and Ohio presage the collapse of globalization. Details here.

United in Science: We are heading in the wrong direction

Geneva, 13 September 2022 (WMO) - Climate science is clear: we are heading in the wrong direction, according to a new multi-agency report co...