Global day of action against Monsanto a big success
Creative actions protest agribusiness monopoly and its GMOs in more than 400 cities
MAY 27, 2013
This article was previously published on the website of the ANSWER Coalition (Act Now to Stop War and End Racism).
Activists from the ANSWER Coalition and the Party for Socialism and Liberation, a member organization of ANSWER, participated in many of the Monsanto protests across the country May 25, part of the global day of action in more than 400 cities.
The following statements of the Green Shadow Cabinet, provided in reverse chronological order, arealso available online here. They may be republished with attribution and links back to their original web locations.
GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
Release online at http://www.gp.org/press/pr-national.php?ID=618
For Immediate Release:
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, firstname.lastname@example.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, email@example.com
Green Party calls Monsanto a top risk to public health and the environment, urges a moratorium on genetically modified food crops
• March Against Monsanto planned for May 25 in cities throughout the world
• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Greens available to speak on ecological sustainability: http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-ecological.php
• Green Shadow Cabinet: http://greenshadowcabinet.us
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