Tag Archives: gmo

Two Current Movies Regarding Topics Discussed by IPR Readers Available for Free Online

Edward SnowdenI am breaking IPR’s tradition of only posting articles having to do with alternate parties or Independents with this article, but I think the information is important enough that I’ll do it this one time. We have talked for months about the degree of spying done by our government on citizens of this country, much of the information being revealed due to whistleblower Edward Snowden and the reporter who wrote about them, Glenn Greenwald.… Read more ...

Recent Updates from the Constitution Party of Illinois on Immigration, Islam, Abortion and GMO’s

Recently, the following images and statuses were posted on the Constitution Party of Illinois’ Facebook page. Of particular interest to readers may be the last status by the party, which includes a statement from a former Executive Director of the national Libertarian Party regarding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s).

 

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The Green Party endorses International Seeds Day on April 26, asks for repeal of Order 81 which makes Iraqi farmers dependent on US firms

h/t to my co-blogger Ian Wilder at onthewildersidecom:

The Green Party of the United States has endorsed International Seeds Day (ISD) on April 26, which will mark the fifth anniversary of the passage and signing of Order 81 by Paul Bremer, administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq.

Order 81 prohibits Iraqi farmers from reusing seeds harvested from new varieties introduced in Iraq and registered under the law.… Read more ...

Green Party urges amendment to food safety bills

h/t to my co-blogger, Ian Wilder at www.onthewilderside.com Excerpt from a Green Party press release…

Green Party urges amendment to food safety bills citing need to protect family farms and organic farming

Green Party leaders voiced concerns about the “Food Safety Modernization Act” (HR 875 and S 425) and, while supporting the goal of food safety and farm inspections, urged amendments in the bill to protect small and family farms, farmers’ markets, and organic farming.… Read more ...