BREAKING: Bayer Wins Case to Ban Protests at Annual Meeting

BREAKING: According to SumOfUs.org, Bayer has won the court battle to ban protest in the square outside its annual meeting (Legal document, in German, available here). SumOfUs members helped pay for the protest, which would represent beekeepers. Court documents… Read More

Monsanto Can’t Shake Poisonous History of PCB Contamination

Monsanto is being sued by three cities in California and the state of Washington due to impacts from contamination by their PCBs. Monsanto’s motion to dismiss lawsuits over PCB (polychlorinated biphenyls) contamination filed by the California cities of… Read More

LISTEN: Ruddy Turnstone Talks Bayer-Monsanto Merger on Sojourner Truth Radio

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was GJEP’s own Ruddy Turnstone discussing the destructive history of the companies involved in the Bayer-Monsanto merger. Ruddy Turnstone is a GE trees campaigner for Global Justice… Read More

The Bayer-Monsanto Merger: If Those Who Forget the Past are Doomed to Repeat it, the Future Looks Grim

Policeman waves away some of the hundreds of demonstrators who descended on the entrance to Monsanto’s world headquarters in the United States near St. Louis, MO. Photo: Orin Langelle, Creve Coeur, MO (2012) GJEP/PhotoLangelle.org Despite the dark, deadly past… Read More

Campaign: Help Stop the World Bank’s Takeover of Farmers’ Right to Seeds

The following letter writing campaign challenges the World Bank’s takeover of farmers’ right to seeds. The email address to sign on with and the individual letters being sent are below.   Dear friends and colleagues, Please join us in… Read More

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and the Mentality of Propaganda Control

Originally published by GlobalResearch.ca   By Richard Gale and Dr. Gary Null   The evidence for genetically modified organism (GMOs) safety for human consumption and its environmental risks remains one of the nation’s most contentious, controversial and debated… Read More

Bayer and Monsanto: A Merger of Two Evils

By KATHERINE PAUL Originally published by the Organic Consumers Association It’s been about a week since Monsanto and Bayer confirmed their intention to say “I do”—ample time for media, lawmakers, consumer and farmer advocacy groups, and of course the happy… Read More

Monsanto/Bayer Merger: Shady Historical Origins, IG Farben, Hitler’s Chemical Genetic Engineering Cartel

By Dr. Vandana Shiva Originally published by GlobalResearch.ca   India is steeped in synthesized controversy, created by Monsanto on the first GM crop supposedly-approved for commercialisation in India. Engaged in litigation on many fronts, Monsanto is trying to subvert our Patent… Read More

Farmers Union Condemns Bayer/Monsanto Deal

Via Institute for Public Accuracy: USA Today reports “Bayer to acquire Monsanto for $66B,” The paper reports it would be the “largest cash acquisition proposal on record.” ROGER JOHNSON, via Andrew Jerome, ajerome[at]nfudc.org, @nfudc National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson issued… Read More

Bayer Increases Bid To Form GM and Pesticide ‘Juggernaut’ with Monsanto

German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer is increasing its offer to purchase American rival Monsanto. Together, these two companies would form “a juggernaut in the genetically modified seeds and pesticides business,” according to German news website DW.com: Bayer raised its offer… Read More