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PROFIT VS PEOPLE Corporate Power + Climate Change = Geocide

Susan 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.

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.

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.