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Sandinistas vs. Monsanto

(Excerpted from The Grateful Unrich…Chapter 2: Sandinistas)

It is better to see something one time than to hear it one hundred times - Japanese proverb

Miraflores Cooperative, Nicaragua – August 3, 1986

We arrive in the box of a dump truck to a lush, fertile area near the Honduran border. We are guests in the Sandino section of this potato cooperative, which was decimated by a contra attack on May 20th. The CIA-backed terrorists came in the night- burning homes, cutting babies from pregnant women, castrating and skinning men alive. They tacked the head of a respected village leader to a post at the cooperative entrance and blew up a warehouse full of seed potatoes which had just been harvested. Continue reading

Big Oil’s Agribusiness Spawn

The Wall Street Journal reported with glee how Dow Chemical, Dupont, Bayer, BASF and Syngenta are about to cash in on the failure of rival (more like cartel member) Monsanto’s Round-Up glycophosphate herbicide to kill the weeds it promised to. Continue reading

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