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International Forum on Globalization
An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity and public education in response to economic globalization.

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Sources welcomes the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals
2008-12-17
Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals
The Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the welfare of animals raised for food in Canada through public education, legislative change and consumer c...

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Africa's Farm Revolution - Who will Benefit?
Morlin-Yron, Sophie; Tickell, Oliver
Article
2014
Ecologist
A farming revolution is under way in Africa, pushed by giant corporations and the UK's aid budget. It will surely be good for the global economy, but will Africa's small farmers see the benefit?
Agri-Terrorists Accuse Seed Bank of Agri-Terrorism
The Terror of GMOs
Carson, Kevin
Article
2014
CounterPunch
Since their beginnings, the USDA and state departments of agriculture have heavily subsidized, and acted as the enforcement arm of, the corporate agribusiness crime syndicate, terrorizing people who p...
I was wrong on veganism
Traditional livestock production makes ecological sense
Monbiot, George
Article
2010
The Guardian
An environmental reporter reviews the environmental impacts of meat production in the developed world. He finds that First World meat production is incredibly wasteful but that this is not a requireme...
Monsanto: Contamination By All Means Necessary
Todhuner, Colin
Article
2013
What happens when you allow commercial interests free rein over a nation state's food and agricultural policies? Consumers and farmers end up paying the price.
Monsanto vs. Vernon Bowman’s Farm
The Fiction of Intellectual Property
Knapp, Thomas L.
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Monsanto’s entire case against Vernon Bowman — as with Percy Schmeiser — is that their profits will be negatively affected if they’e not empowered to dictate what Vernon Bowman does on his own land an...
The Right-to-Farm Scam
Third Wave Corporatocracy
Fitz, Don
Article
2014
CounterPunch
When Monsanto’s home state of Missouri passed the “Right to Farm” on August 5, 2014 the third noose of corporate control tightened around the neck of the US. Unlike the first two steps of corporate d...
Toward the Agro-Police State
You’ll Need an iPad if You Want to be a Farmer
Ruiz-Marrero, Carmelo
Article
2014
CounterPunch
The main problem with precision agriculture -- and the hype that surrounds it -- is the faulty assumptions that it rests on. The problems of agriculture are not caused by a lack of technology, or even...

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Grainews
For Western Canadian farmers and their families. Production-oriented with step by step methods. Includes regular sections dealing with beef cattle, farm mechanics and rural life.


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