Capitalism is based on managing its inherent crises. It is also based on the need to maximise profit, beat down competitors, cut overheads and depress wages. In the 1960s and 70s, in the face of increasing competition from abroad, the US began to outsource manufacturing production to bring down costs by using cheap foreign labour. Other countries followed suit. Even more jobs were lost through the impulse to automate. To provide a further edge, trade unions and welfare were attacked in order to suppress wages at home. Problem solved. Or was it?
Tag Archives: 'GMO'
From InfomaticFilms.com and sponsored by NaturalNews.com, this new animated cartoon covers all the basics on why GMOs are dangerous.
(Please note to turn on the subtitles, click “captions” on the bottom right of the video.) Renowned agricultural economist Dr. Charles Benbrook was commissioned by […]
By F. William Engdahl One of the great mysteries surrounding the spread of GMO plants around the world since the first commercial crops were released in […]
Over 140 nations have come together under a new treaty to curb deadly mercury pollution over serious risks to worldwide health, but meanwhile the FDA is still allowing the mass majority of US citizens to chomp down on mercury-containing processed foods.
Birke Baehr – “What’s Wrong With Our Food System”
by Elizabeth Renter Canned foods are convenient; they are cheap, and they can last a really long time. They are great if you are stocking up […]
A group of farmers are in Washington, DC this week to demand that the federal court reconsiders a case against biotech giants Monsanto. Last February, […]
Gluten intolerance is no longer a fringe medical concept. Researchers are fully aware there is a very big problem with modern wheat cultivation. Wheat is […]
by Anthony Gucciardi Paving the way for other nations to introduce similar legislation and inform consumers what they’re really putting into their mouths, the labeling […]
by Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer The North-Eastern European country, Poland, has become the latest EU nation to ban the production of genetically modified (GM) crops, […]
by Anthony Gucciardi It’s ‘McRib season’, and thousands across the nation are scrambling to use online websites like the ‘McRib locator‘ to stuff the McDonald’s […]
In the last thirty years global demand for food has doubled. In a race to feed the planet, scientists have discovered how to manipulate DNA, […]
by Anthony Gucciardi Is this the next Prop 37, complete with a forthcoming wave of successful activism and education from concerned consumers? Unfortunately we know […]
“I recognized my two selves: a crusading idealist and a cold, granitic believer in the law of the jungle” – Edgar Monsanto Queeny, Monsanto chairman, […]