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THE RIGHT TO TRAVEL TO SEEK WORK IS THE RIGHT TO SURVIVE (tags)

THE RIGHT TO TRAVEL TO SEEK WORK IS THE RIGHT TO SURVIVE

U.S. national Pac Revenue Stream 1992 (tags)

According to The State of the U.S.A. Atlas: 79.3% of money given to National Political parties was from private businesses:5.1% was from labor 2.5% was from single issue and 13.1% sprang from other sources.

3 More NW Illinois Counties Show Insect Resistance to Monsanto's GMO Bt Corn (tags)

Five counties in northwestern Illinois have now shown resistance in western corn rootworms to Monsanto's GMO "Cry3Bb1" Bt protein. This trend of pest insects evolving resistance is expected to continue throughout the corn belt region of the Midwestern U.S., the result raising prices at the supermarkets. The recommendation is to avoid consumption of any and all corn products not specifically labeled "non-GMO" though even these are questionable due to pollen resistance. Humans will take longer developing resistance to GMO Bt toxins than the corn rootworm beetles and can expect long term health problems if GMO corn is ingested regularly.

Pepsi Burning Animals Alive In Going Back To Sugar (tags)

There are toxic effects to human health, animal protection, agricultural yield in Pepsi's decision to go back to lethal sugar.

Shift from paddy to other crops cultivation (tags)

shift from paddy to other crops

Video: Understanding the Financial Crisis (tags)

Distorted incentives drove the failure of risk management. There was an evaporization of trust in 2008. In September, Lehmann Brothers and AIG went bankrupt.

THE HARVEST/ LA COSECHA (tags)

Every year there are more than 400,000 American children who are torn away from their friends, schools and homes to pick the food we all eat. Zulema, Perla and Victor labor as migrant farm workers, sacrificing their own childhoods to help their families survive. THE HARVEST/LA COSECHA profiles these three as they journey from the scorching heat of Texas? onion fields to the winter snows of the Michigan apple orchards and back south to the humidity of Florida's tomato fields to follow the harvest. From the Producers of the Academy-Award? nominated film, WAR/DANCE and Executive Producer Eva Longoria, this award-winning documentary provides an intimate glimpse into the lives of these children who struggle to dream while working 12 ? 14 hours a day, 7 days a week to feed America. STARTS FRIDAY AUGUST 5 Laemmle?s Music Hall | 9036 Wilshire Blvd | Beverly Hills www.laemmle.com

Scientist Shows Risks of Glyphosate, Threatened by Monsanto (tags)

An Argentinian scientist publically discusses his research on impacts of herbicide glyphosate on amphibian fetuses, claiming results indicate glyphosate can damage brain, heart and intestinal tissues of the fetus. Monsanto is heavily dependant on glyphosate, and has verbally attacked the scientist with ridicule and personal threats..

Nicaragua: Pellas Group displays a shameful insensitivity (tags)

ANAIRC mobilizes to demand damages from the Pellas Group. Boycott against Flor de Caña rum grows

The New Killing Fields (tags)

The New Killing Fields

1/12 Palestine Watch:War and Natural Gas-Israeli Invasion & Gaza's Offshore Gas Fields (tags)

Here's another critical information the reason behind Israeli invasion of Gaza, has been motivated by the Gaza's offshore oilfield. Major oil companies like: BP and CCC are involved....

Gaza's Offshore Gas Fields (tags)

Not only is Israel the US cop for US oil profits in the Middle East, but Gaza has lots of offshore gas fields, the explanation for this takeover by US/Israel of Gaza. The name of the game is always money.

National Petition to End Sweatshops and Slavery in the Fields (tags)

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) - an organization of low-wage workers based in Immokalee, Florida - has launched a national petition campaign to demand that Burger King and other food industry leaders work with the CIW to improve the wages & working conditions of the workers who pick their tomatoes, and join with the CIW in an industry-wide effort to eliminate modern-day slavery & human rights abuses from Florida's fields.

Afghanistan Cannabis Crop Up 40 Percent (tags)

Cannabis cultivation rose 40 percent in Afghanistan this year, to 173,000 acres from 123,550 in 2006, the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime estimated in its 2007 opium survey. The crop is being grown in at least 18 of Afghanistan's 34 provinces, according to the survey released last month. The U.N. report singles out Balkh as a "leading example" of an opium-free province, saying other areas should follow "the model of this northern region where leadership, incentives and security have led farmers to turn their backs on opium."

Camp Justice for Farmworkers Rights in Delano, CA (tags)

Farm workers gather at second Camp Justice event in Delano, CA to organize and share skills to fight poverty wages, pesticide exposure and other abuses faced daily by farm workers in CA's central valley..

AJLPP-USA Denounced Indiscriminate AFP aerial bombing in Davao Del Norte, Mindanao (tags)

The Alliance for A Just and Lasting Peace (AJLPP) vehemently condemened the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) for indiscriminately dropping bombs at Barangay Manay in Panabo City, Davao del Norte, damaging homes and banana fields and endangering the lives of residents who had to evacuate to safer grounds.

A marijuana plant that's almost impossible to kill??? (tags)

Si! Pero la pregunta es - wonder where you can get some seeds for this tough marijuana plant called "Colombians"

Deadly Harvest: Lebanese Fields Sown with Israeli Cluster Bombs (tags)

The war in Lebanon has not ended. Every day, some of the million bomblets which were fired by Israeli artillery during the last three days of the conflict kill four people in southern Lebanon and wound many more.

Exciting News and Updates from the Student/Farmworker Alliance! (tags)

thousands of students are returning to campuses across the country and crafting their organizing plans for the year. This fall and beyond, the stakes are high in the struggle for fair food as McDonald's continues its attempts to undermine the CIW's movement for decent wages and dignified working conditions in Florida's fields.

Filipinos—Forgotten Heroes of the UFW (tags)

Filipino labor leaders played pivotal roles in organizing labor unions and fighting for farm workers’ rights

Korean Troops Occupy Village for US Base Expansion (tags)

For three days, 1,000's of protestors have clashed with police and soldiers in a resistance to a U.S. base expansion. The expansion of Camp Humphreys (K-6) is part of the United States' Global Posture Review, following the agenda of the Project for a New American Century (PNAC), and implemented by the Bush Administration to consolidate its military hegemony over Northeast Asia.

inky night (tags)

lies covered in night

Flaming photos in Basra show Iraq is W's Stalingrad (tags)

The graphic photos of flaming 'limeys' jumping out of burning tanks recall similar scenes of Stalingrad, when a madman also launched an ill-advised invasion on an ex-ally in order to grab some Eastern oil fields.

Crop Circle Update (tags)

Mysterious crop circles continue to appear in fields around the world.

Native Oaks and Rice over GMO (tags)

Alternatives to GMO/GE agribusiness monoculture is found in nature's bounty of wild edible foods that can be included into permaculture farming..

Demonstrations at Two Santa Cruz Taco Bells in Solidarity with CIW (tags)

On February 27, at least 300 people took part in demonstrations focusing on the sweatshop conditions in the Florida fields where Taco Bell's tomatoes are picked. People rallied at the Mission St. Taco Bell before marching through parts of Santa Cruz and on to the Laurel St. Taco Bell.

Slave Labor Conditions in Florida Agriculture (tags)

The Palm Beach Post dropped another bomb in the ongoing drama of sweatshop and slavery conditions in agriculture. The CIW, organizers of the Taco Bell boycott comment.

San Joaquin Valley barren fields (tags)

When traveling through the vast San Joaquin Valley, one cannot help but noticing all the barren fields devoid of life. What happens to soil ecosystem biodiversity when exposed to UV radiation with no cover?

Fields of Hunger: Lives of the Fresno Farmworkers (tags)

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Israeli Army Destroys Buildings, Farms As It Leaves Gaza (tags)

Ali Zaaneen, 35, stood in the ploughed-up fields where he and his seven brothers grew cucumbers, tomatoes and okra. His four-acre farm was levelled, and nothing remains of his glasshouses. "Now I am able to go every day to my farm," he said, "but I will find nothing to harvest ... and to take to the market. What is the guarantee they will not change their minds and come back again?" he asked of the departing Israelis. "They are not far away."

It's the Oil, Stupid (tags)

Oil had nothing to do with Washington's motives for the invasion, we were told. "The only interest the United States has in the region is furthering the cause of peace and stability, not in [Iraq's] ability to generate oil," said press secretary Ari Fleischer in late 2002. But at a January briefing an unnamed "senior Defense official" revealed that Gen. Tommy Franks and his staff "have crafted strategies that will allow us to secure and protect those fields as rapidly as possible in order to preserve those prior to destruction...

Analysis: The War Is Over (tags)

An analysis of the current campaign in Iraq and the real objectives of the war, with parallels to Hitler's invasion of Poland, the sieges of Stalingrad and Leningrad, and lessons from Gulf War I. Though the war has not ended, the main objective for the U.S. has been fulfilled.

Israel's "Humanity" (tags)

For you Apologists - this article comes straight out of Haaretz. "On March 4, in the early morning hours, two crop-dusting planes flew over the Negev Hills, spraying field crops with a toxin that caused them to wither and die. Ten people, most of them children, inhaled the substance and required medical treatment. "

To all simple-minded ! (tags)

F_ck you all!

To all simple-minded! (tags)

Let us fight now patriotic and anyone who won't fight have to shut up.

Can Taco Bell's Guarantee that Forced Labor Did Not Pick the Tomatoes in its Chalupas? (tags)

A note from CIW on Day 8 of the Farmworkers' Hunger Strike outside Taco Bell world Headquarters in Irvine, CA

The invasion of Iraq has already begun ... (tags)

The invasion of Iraq has already begun ...

BLAIR MAY BE UP FOR BRIBERY CHARGE (tags)

Prime Minister Tony Blair is under investigation leading to possible charges for criminal bribery with George W. Bush(43) as a co-conspirator.

Control of oil fuels Bush war against Iraq (tags)

George W. Bush has Texas crude running in his veins, yet the word “oil” did not cross his lips in his Sept. 12 speech to the United Nations. Nor did Bush mention Osama bin Laden, the man he vowed to “hunt down” only a few months ago.

Report from Imokalee (tags)

1-24-02 -- A report back from one of the Taco Bell Boycott Committee activists. The activists went to pick tomatoes.

The Electric Herd Stampede the Fields of 'Sustainable' Grazing (tags)

After a few helpful snips of the barbed wire fencing by the friendly Cowboy George, the Electric herd were free, free, FREE!!! to stampede and strip the Fields of 'Sustainable' Grazing. One of the latest Deivid's Thang ink designs, based on an original concept by Tarik Tabdelazim (http://www.modocpress.homestead.com/) is available as a t-shirt at www.saviorass.com. Show your community how much you appreciate the FTAA and the US's corporate meddlings in Latin America, buy a t-shirt today. Thang you and good night, Deivid's Thang

Two Monsanto fields destroyed in The Netherlands (tags)

On June 25th two Monsanto genetic test fields were destroyed in the south of The Netherlands.

Exxon charged with Indonesian atrocities (tags)

The ILRF has accused Exxon of supporting rape, torture and murder in its security forces hired to protect Aceh oil fields.

The latest victim of the Inland Empire killing fields (tags)

Ginenne Stover was a bright 18 year old with her whole life ahead of her. Instead, she became the latest casuality of life in the Inland Empire killing fields, when she was shot to death in her own home by Highland Police Department officer Michael Rude.

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