Sunday, August 17, 2014

Vineyard operators oppose 2,4-D-resistant crops (Capital Press)

Vineyard operators oppose 2,4-D-resistant crops (Capital Press)

Originally published by Capital Press By Eric Mortenson August 8, 2014 Source article   Pending approval of 2,4-D resistant crops worries wine grape growers.     The USDA’s pending approval of soybean and corn varieties that are genetically-engineered to resist the herbicide 2,4-D doesn’t sit well with Oregon wine grape growers, who say it opens […]
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Who is Really Behind Our Mainstream Media?

Who is Really Behind Our Mainstream Media?

By Margaret Elkis August 15, 2014
Our media is controlled by only 6 companies that push their own agendas by shaping people's opinions, making people believe things they want them to believe...

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Despite Accusations Of Fraud And Deception, Will Globe University Be Expanding To Your State?

Despite Accusations Of Fraud And Deception, Will Globe University Be Expanding To Your State?

If you live in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, or Washington, the answer is probably yes. That’s because, this year, the owner of Globe University has registered to do business in these 18 states. The company lists “employing online instructors” […...

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October: Protest The ‘Wall Street Of Food’

October: Protest The ‘Wall Street Of Food’

"The World Food Prize is for us in Iowa, what Wall Street is for the Occupy movement in NYC. The very same corporate/financial elites that run Wall Street are the same corporate/financial elites that own the World Food Prize and control the world food supply. " Frank Cordaro -June 2012 We want to invite you to come to Des Moines and join us and many others in a two day Occupation of the World Food Prize. Spend a few minutes on this web page and you will understand why this prize needs to be occupied!) Using our experience form the 2012 Occupy the IA Caucus campaign, for the third year in a row we hope to direct the public discourse about our Global World Food System through ...

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

What Happens In Iraq Is None of Our Business

What Happens In Iraq Is None of Our Business

By Patrick Kellen August 16, 2014
We cannot afford any more unnecessary wars in Iraq. Our presence in the region in the past has done more harm than good...

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The GMO Fight Ripples Down the Food Chain (The Wall Street Journal)

The GMO Fight Ripples Down the Food Chain (The Wall Street Journal)

Originally published by The Wall Street Journal By Annie Gasparro Aug. 7, 2014 Source article Facing Consumer Pressure, More Firms Are Jettisoning GMOs From Their Foods Two years ago, Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. initiated a plan to eliminate genetically modified ingredients from its ice cream, an effort to address a nascent consumer backlash and […]
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AFR in the News: Banks Push to Delay Rule on Investments (Wall Street Journal)

AFR in the News: Banks Push to Delay Rule on Investments (Wall Street Journal)

“Banks are pressing U.S. policy makers for a multiyear delay of a rule requiring them to sell investments in private-equity and venture-capital funds…,” the Journal reports. The article goes on to cite critics of the calls for delay, including AFR’s Marcus Stanley. "This is supposed to be a regulatory option in special circumstances," he told the Journal. "It's not supposed to be an automatic permission for every bank to get a 12-year period after passage of Dodd-Frank to divest from venture ...

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