Monthly archives: April, 2013

NOBULL: How Monsanto Went From Selling Aspirin to Controlling Our Food Supply

How Monsanto Went From Selling Aspirin to Controlling Our Food Supply Sunday, 21 April 2013 09:28By Jill Richardson, AlterNet | Report Monsanto controls our food, poisons our land, and influences all three branches of government. This article was published in partnership with GlobalPossibilities.org.



People against the XL pipeline came from all around the US to testify

Hi, The State Department hearing in GI was very educational and informing. People against the pipeline came from all around the US to testify. The facts they presented were endless. People dealing with the aftermath of the spills in Michigan and Arkansas came all the way to GI to oppose this pipeline. Many people had



NOBULL: Sandra Steingraber’s War on Toxic Trespassers — Precaution? Not here!

Sandra Steingraber’s War on Toxic Trespassers April 19, 2013 Biologist, mother and activist Sandra Steingraber joins Bill to talk about the need to build awareness about toxins that contaminate our air, water and food — and threaten our children’s health. With government captured by the very industries it’s supposed to regulate, Steingraber says she’s lost



NOBULL: Keystone XL Pipeline hearing attracts hundreds

Keystone XL Pipeline hearing attracts hundreds Posted: Apr 18, 2013 5:31 PM MDT Updated: Apr 18, 2013 5:31 PM MDT By: Kayla Bremer kbremer Supporters and those who oppose the pipeline spoke in two sessions during a 7–hour U.S. State Department hearing at the Heartland Events Center. Hundreds braved the cold weather and snow to



NOBULL: FT – Commodity traders reap $250bn harvest — Plundering the poor…

April 14, 2013 7:47 pm Commodity traders reap $250bn harvest By Javier Blas in Geneva ©Bloomberg The world’s top commodities traders have pocketed nearly $250bn over the last decade, making the individuals and families that control the largely privately-owned sector big beneficiaries of the rise of China and other emerging countries. The net income of



NOBULL: Monsanto Protection Act is spreading

Stop Monsanto latest sneak attack on our democratic rights! Build the movement to stop the Monsanto Protection Act – It’s time to fight back! Dear Mike, If you thought the Monsanto Protection Act was bad, wait until you hear about big biotech’s plans to permanently silence their critics in a state-by-state battle that strips local



NOBULL: Dozens believed killed, hundreds injured in Texas fertilizer plant explosion

Dozens believed killed, hundreds injured in Texas fertilizer plant explosion (PHOTOS, VIDEO) Posted on April 18, 2013 by Jean Published time: April 18, 2013 01:32 Edited time: April 18, 2013 10:42 A massive explosion has rocked a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas. Dozens are feared dead and more than 160 were injured in the disaster.



NOBULL: BOYCOTT KELLOGG’S?

A FOOD CHAIN RADIO RELEASE FROM METROFARM.COM “K-e-double-l–oh–double-good Kellog’s best to you” is apparently not good enough for some, as they are boycotting this iconic corporation. Their honk-n-waves lead us to ask… Why boycott Kellogg’s for selling GMO cereals? This Saturday at 9am Pacific, the Food Chain Radio show with Michael Olson hosts Diana Reeves



NOBULL: Lighting a Spark on the High Plains – The Keystone pipeline fight is not over — NYT

Lighting a Spark on the High Plains By MARY PIPHER Published: April 17, 2013 LINCOLN, Neb. Ana Benaroya I GREW up in Nebraska. My great-grandparents homesteaded here. Generally, Nebraskans are a polite, cautious people more interested in weather than politics, and in pie than causes. That is, until recently. In 2008 TransCanada announced plans for



NOBULL: Who Has the Guts for Gluten? – Celiac disease

Who Has the Guts for Gluten? By MOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFF Published: February 23, 2013 WE know that the proteins called gluten, found in wheat and other grains, provoke celiac disease. And we know how to treat the illness: a gluten-free diet. But the rapidly increasing prevalence of celiac disease, which has quadrupled in the United States