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Oneness Versus the 1%

Oneness Versus the 1%

In “Oneness Vs. the 1%: Shattering Illusions, Seeding Freedom,” Vandana Shiva, Ph.D., argues that the ultra-wealthy elite are responsible for a majority of the environmental, financial, and health crises currently facing us #oneness

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Monsanto Tribunal & People’s Assemblies: Ending a Century of Ecocide and Genocide

Posted by on October 13, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 2 Comments
Monsanto Tribunal & People’s Assemblies: Ending a Century of Ecocide and Genocide

The Monsanto Tribunal is an international civil society initiative to hold Monsanto accountable for human rights violations, for crimes against humanity, and for ecocide. Vandana Shiva: “Alongside the Tribunal, People’s Assemblies are being self organized by local communities everywhere.”

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Science, GMOs and Our Food: How Industrial-Scale Farming Is Actually Becoming Anti-Science

Science, GMOs and Our Food: How Industrial-Scale Farming Is Actually Becoming Anti-Science

In industrial agriculture the knowledge of living systems is totally missing since industrial agriculture was externally driven by using war chemicals as inputs for agriculture. Soil was defined as an empty container for holding synthetic fertilizers, plants were defined as machines running on external inputs. This meant substituting the ecological functions and services that nature and farmers can provide through renewal of soil fertility, pest and weed control, and seed improvement. But it also implied ignorance of the destruction of the functions by the toxic chemicals applied to agriculture.

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