Tag Archives: Monsanto

Missouri Green Party candidate issues call to audit Roundup purchases

Audit purchases of poisonous Roundup by the State of Missouri

St Louis, MO – In July 2018, a San Francisco jury awarded $289 million to black groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson due to cancer resulting from his exposure to Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup.

As Missouri Green Party candidate for State Auditor, I am calling for a full audit of purchases of Roundup for use on roadways, state parks, schools and government buildings.

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Party for Socialism and Liberation: Global day of action against Monsanto a big success

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.

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Green Shadow Cabinet: Monsanto, Mental Health and DOJ Should Lock Up Bank Execs

On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Green Shadow Cabinet <info@greenshadowcabinet.us> wrote:

Green Shadow Cabinet

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.

What must be done about the Monsanto corporation, and why

Thursday, May 23, 2013 ~ Ecology Branch & General Welfare Branch

The Monsanto corporation is a top “corporate climate criminal” whose drive for profit and control of the global food system threatens food safety, biodiversity, and food sovereignty.

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Green Party calls Monsanto a top risk to public health & the environment, seeks restraints on GMOs

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, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

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… Read more ...

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 ...