Breaking News: Corporations Stab Organic Consumers in the Back — Familiar Brands Funding Attack and Consumers Right to GMO Labeling - Cornucopia Institute
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Nestle's Wet Dream: They Mark Up Water 53 MILLION Percent
By Daisy Luther The directors of Nestle must be breathing a sigh of relief as the world targets Monsanto with a barrage of negative publicity, global protests, and grassroots campaigns. While we're all distracted by Monsanto's GMO corruption of the food supply, Nestle is taking steps to profit off of the natural world with patents on breast milk and medicinal plants, and the privatization of water,and giving the seed company a run for the title of The Most Evil Corporation in the World…
Meet global corruption's hidden players
When the son of the president of a desperately poor country starts buying mansions and sportscars on an official monthly salary of $7,000, Charmian Gooch suggests, corruption is probably somewhere in the picture. In a blistering, eye-opening talk (with several specific examples), she details how global corruption trackers follow the money -- to some surprisingly familiar faces.
Exclusive: U.S. directs agents to cover up program used to investigate Americans
A secretive U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration unit is funneling information from intelligence intercepts, wiretaps, informants and a massive database of telephone records to authorities across the nation to help them launch criminal investigations of Americans.
Why the world needs WikiLeaks
The controversial website WikiLeaks collects and posts highly classified documents and video. Founder Julian Assange talks to TED's Chris Anderson about how WikiLeaks operates and what drives their mission. The interview includes graphic footage of a US airstrike in Baghdad.
Conscious Life News
Director Oliver Stone shares reflections on the NSA spying program and the disastrous legacy of unchecked government abuse of power. Get involved. Here’s how..
How the news distorts our worldview
Alisa Miller, head of Public Radio International, talks about why -- though we want to know more about the world than ever -- the media is actually showing us less. Eye-opening stats and graphs.
Downloading Is Mean! Content Industry Drafts Anti-Piracy Curriculum for Elementary Schools
Did you know that, for grade-schoolers at least, cribbing from a classmate on a test or cheating on a homework assignment isn't as bad as copying copyrighted works from the internet? That's one of the messages of a new grade-school curriculum that rights holders -- including the Motion Picture Association of America, the Recording Industry Association of America and the nation's top ISPs -- are considering as a pilot project to be tested in California elementary schools, according to the…
Zombies, Processed Foods, and the Advertising-Consumption Cycle - Eating Rules
When selling processed foods, almost all major food companies use a transparently simple, three-step business model based almost totally on advertising.